Issue Number 59 (Page 2)

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Q&A with Simon Olver

Simon Olver - needs to learn to switch off when he gets home from work - the red wine should help!

in Golf - on 30/3/15

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The Hybrid Gingerbreads?

No greenkeeper will ever cut their greens at a sensible HOC which has not needed some input, chemically, culturally or mechanically, to sustain playing...

in Golf - on 30/3/15


Q&A with Stuart Vause

Stuart Vause - you can trust him - unless you want him to remove empty toilet roll inserts!

in People - on 28/3/15


Castleford Tigers

A new stadium is being proposed for Castleford Tigers to be ready for the 2017 season. In the interim period, Head Groundsman, Stuart Vause, continues...

in Rugby - on 28/3/15

Passion versus posturing!

Passion versus posturing!

Our anonymous groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, delights in the success of the minnows in this season’s FA Cup ties

in Football - on 27/3/15

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Are you up to scratch?

In his third and final article on team performance, FrankNewberry explains the eight measures that will tell you if your team is up to scratch

in Consultancy - on 27/3/15

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Artificial procurement

Procurement of an artificial facility can be influenced by internal and external factors, such as governing bodies, charities or even individuals. Consultant...

in Football - on 23/3/15

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Cutting unit set-up

In this article, Ian Mitchell, Senior Training Technician at Cutting Edge Training, discusses the importance of setting up a cutting unit to get the ultimate...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/3/15

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Label changes

Bayer’s Dr. Colin Mumford talks to Pitchcare about the upcoming Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) changes and what they will mean for professionals...

in Industry News - on 12/3/15

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Myerscough Apprenticeship

As we step into spring and once again remember why we love working outdoors, it’s an opportune time to think about nurturing growth and new talent and...

in Training & Education - on 10/3/15

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Operation Pollinator

Anthony Darker, First Assistant Greenkeeper at Elsham Golf Club, explains how the club got involved in Syngenta’s Operation Pollinator programme and...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 8/3/15

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King George V Fields

Working at the same venue for over thirty years is a rarity, but that is what Keith Wilcox, Head Groundsman at King George V Playing Fields (KGV) in Ferndown...

in Local Authority - on 6/3/15

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Weed month: Pearlwort

What is a weed? By definition, a weed is a plant that is growing in the wrong place.

in Pests & Diseases - on 2/3/15

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Unsung heroes

There’s something about the FA Cup that is absolutely magical; it conjures up great giant killing feats as minnows swim, albeit briefly, in the same...

in Football - on 28/2/15