Issue Number 79 (Page 1)

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Forever blowing bubbles

Reg Varney, international sales manager for water specialist, Otterbine, says that seasonal factors can have a dramatic effect on water quality, with the...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 7/9/18


It was 50 years ago today

In the nearly fifty years since The Beatles called it a day, the UK has lost over fifty percent of its biodiversity, whilst the populations of birds,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 29/8/18

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The garden of delights...

A Mecca for garden lovers has been reborn as an international visitor destination set in a dazzling landscape of seasonal colour. Greg Rhodes meets the...

in Public Places - on 27/8/18


Pride and quality

Established in 1879, St Lawrence College sits on the edge of the Kent coastal town of Ramsgate. It is home to 650 day and boarding pupils from local, UK...

in Football - on 24/8/18


Q&A with Jon Gamble

Jon Gamble - he may be a Liverpool fan!

in Golf - on 20/8/18


On the roof of the world

This is how Welshpool Golf Club describes itself; “so unexpected, so unlike anything else”, its website proudly states. Jake Barrow headed to the mid-Wales...

in Golf - on 20/8/18


Ashley Bulpitt

Ashley Bulpitt, the Head Greenkeeper at Copsewood Grange Golf Club near Coventry has a high-flying pastime - motocross. In this article, he explains how...

in People - on 15/8/18


Q&A with James Williams

James Williams - Denzel Washington might well wonder what he’s walked into!

in Football - on 11/8/18


Maturing nicely!

Originally designed to be demolished after the games, the Olympic Stadium is now providing a modern home for West Ham United. Renamed the London Stadium,...

in Football - on 11/8/18


Sprayer technology

Rob Hayward is an export sales manager at Ransomes Jacobsen. He manages several dealerships in the UK and Sweden, with a special interest in sprayers,...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 8/8/18

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Q&A with Iain Athersmith

Iain Athersmith - Big eater, big bodied and big beard

in Rugby - on 6/8/18


Just like a big garden

The principal volunteer groundsperson at Willenhall Rugby Union Football Club is 44-year-old Iain Athersmith. He’s a big guy with an even bigger beard....

in Rugby - on 6/8/18


Golden age innings

A Sussex country estate mentioned in the Domesday Book a thousand years ago, and world famous for its Capability Brown gardens, has an indelible and lasting...

in Cricket - on 3/8/18

Victoria-Park Sprinklers-2

Games brings bowls to HQ

Royal Leamington Spa’s historic Victoria Park was one of the first sports facilities to be named as a venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after Birmingham...

in Bowls - on 28/7/18

Shrigley Hall Ben Evans

Q&A - Ben Evans

Ben Evans ‐ let the countdown begin!

in Golf - on 26/7/18

Shrigley Hall View

Shrigley Hall Golf Club

Separated by a drystone wall from cervine Lyme Park, the golf course at Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa has a taxing pest problem: its resident deer herd enjoys...

in Golf - on 26/7/18


Q&A with Dave Balmer

Dave Balmer - No more heroes anymore. Well, perhaps Kirsty Alsopp - he forgets!

in Rugby - on 18/7/18


Change at the Kingsholm

Under relatively new ownership, it is all change at the Kingsholm Stadium, home of Gloucester Rugby. As well as a new corporate identity - including a...

in Rugby - on 18/7/18

Oaklands JD

Employee’s journey

In this second article, Andy Wight gives an overview from the apprentice’s point of view when undertaking a Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship. It will...

in Training & Education - on 16/7/18

Cheltenham-Racecourse Ben-Hastie Umbrella

Q&A - Ben Hastie

Ben Hastie - always early, AP McCoy and life skills

in People - on 13/7/18