Issue Number 69 (Page 1)

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Helping out Ratty

Let’s be honest, not many people like rats so, when Winston Graham wrongly cast the unassuming Water Vole as ‘Ratty’ in Wind in the Willows, the...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/1/17

Askernish View

Askernish Golf Club

Maxwell Amenity’s Technical Manager, John Handley, heads to one of the remotest courses in Scotland for a spot of species analysis. Here he met up with...

in Golf - on 4/1/17

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A seismic influence!

“One man’s waste is another man’s treasure” is the principle on which the majority of recycling that our society undertakes is based and has created...

in Golf - on 2/1/17

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Value of staff training

Nigel Church is a Product Trainer with Cutting Edge Training, an operating division of Ransomes Jacobsen. In this article, he looks at the value of staff...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 31/12/16

The clubhouse

Hosts of the Curtis Cup

Widely acknowledged as one of Ireland’s most spectacular and challenging courses, the 27-hole Dun Laoghaire Golf Club championship course recently hosted...

in Golf - on 27/12/16

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Aeration problems?

Reesink Turfcare’s Trevor Chard says that aeration is widely recognised as the most important task implemented on fine turf, and there are few single...

in Technical - on 25/12/16

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Sprayer set-up

Winter disease attacks can have devastating effects that will last right through to next spring and summer, resulting in lower player satisfaction and...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 23/12/16

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Root-knot Nematodes

Recent findings of the regulated root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne fallax, at several locations in England have prompted the production of a new guide on...

in Pests & Diseases - on 19/12/16


Golf Course Safety

Health & Safety has had a bad press in many quarters. From bans on window boxes (in case they fall on someone’s head), to a general ban on something...

in Golf - on 5/12/16

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A Pipe Dream!

Glasgow Green is the UK’s oldest public park. Situated on the east side of the city centre, it is a mecca for locals and tourists, attracting millions...

in Local Authority - on 2/12/16


The phyte back begins

Daniel Ratling BSc, Head Groundsman at Whitgift School is always reading up on plant and soil science. One subject that caught his attention recently was...

in Technical - on 30/11/16


Are you Type A or Type B?

Can you choose your response to workplace stress?

in Consultancy - on 28/11/16

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5 weeks, 4 days, 3 hours

This was the time allowed from seeding the pitch to the starting whistle of the quarter final of the Rugby League Challenge Cup game against Wakefield...

in Football - on 25/11/16

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Japanese Knotweed risks

roundkeepers know all too well the plight facing them when Japanese knotweed is discovered. Japanese Knotweed Control give us an update and the dos and...

in Technical - on 23/11/16

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Calderdale Colour

The Calderdale Corridors of Colour project is a planting scheme to combat the loss of wildflower meadows by planting new areas using a UK native mix.

in Local Authority - on 21/11/16

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Pupil premium at Oundle

Premier sporting provision permeates one of Britain’s top independent schools under a ten year mission to give every pupil the chance to excel

in Football - on 18/11/16

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Q&A with Andrew Beck

Andrew Beck - very disciplined, until it comes to chocolate!

in Cricket - on 16/11/16

Certhia mushrooms

Tree colonisations

Autumn is the common time for fungi to produce their fruiting bodies. Wood decay fungi are no different.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/11/16

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Municipal rotary mowing

In this first of a series, James Whitton explores the reasons why, unlike most other countries in the world, the UK has still not adopted rotary mowing...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 11/11/16

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Apprenticeships trail

Delivering high quality Apprenticeships that meet both employer and individual learner needs is something that we are highly passionate about at Myerscough...

in Football - on 9/11/16