Issue Number 57 (page 2)

Overseeding Bowls

Overseeding terminology

Overseeding worn and bare areas on sports pitches is an essential maintenance regime to ensure the upkeep of a healthy grass sward.

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 11/11/14

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Wrekin the rewards

Improving standards whilst reducing budgets is a conundrum that many UK golf clubs face in the current economic climate and the culture of pay and play...

in Golf - on 11/11/14

Notts County sprinkler

NCFC pitch renovations

Stadium Manager, Greg Smith, is very proud of his teams work over the past five months and he believes the Meadow Lane turf is the best he’s seen during...

in Industry News - on 10/11/14

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NEC or not to NEC

So, that’s it. I read that Saltex is moving to the NEC, and in November to boot. It will be interesting to see how the move is received in the industry....

in Industry News - on 9/11/14

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A grass for all seasons

Common Bent (Agrostis capillaris), once known as Brown Top Bent (A. tenuis), is to be found in many commercial grass and wild flower seed mixtures.

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 9/11/14

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Battle of Bagworth field

Bagworth village sits in the Leicestershire district of Hinckley and Bosworth, the village was once home to one of the most productive coal mines in the...

in Industry News - on 9/11/14

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Identifying diseases

After such a pleasant summer, we are now entering the autumn phase of our seasonal year.

in Pests & Diseases - on 8/11/14

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Obsessed by the greens!

One commentator compared the cityscape setting of Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre for the 2014 Commonwealth Games to that of Horse Guards Parade where beach...

in Bowls - on 7/11/14

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A team of idiots?

Are you employing a team of idiots - or are they just tolerating you?

in Consultancy - on 5/11/14


Pollinator decline

Insect pollinator numbers are affected by many different environmental and socio-economic factors, but attributing long term change in pollinator numbers...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 3/11/14


Winter servicing?

In this short article, Tom Stidder asks “Whatever happened to Winter servicing?” and provides an insight into the new engine emissions regulations...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 1/11/14

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Psycho Analysis!

Whisper it quietly, but the reuniting of Psycho and Forest appears to be having the desired effect as the Championship club, once again, presses for Premier...

in Football - on 31/10/14


Winners... and losers?

It was, with some interest, that I heard the announcement that the IOG, as from November 2015, will be exhibiting under the roof of the NEC, just a matter...

in Industry News - on 29/10/14

Fox Chapel Golf Club synchronised mowers

The PGA Senior Tour

When Luke Dodge, Young Groundsman of the Year 2012, was given the opportunity to join the team at Fox Chapel Golf Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he couldn’t...

in Golf - on 27/10/14