Book Review - The Grass Is Greener (Memories of a groundsman)
By Laurence Gale MSc
The Grass is Greener' Contains the personal recollections of Dennis Lane (The Author) a former Groundsman of Exeter University and ECB cricket pitch advisor for the county of Devon. The book details fond memories of his 25 years working in turf grass management.
1969-1977- Groundsman at Exeter University.
1977-1979- Groundsman at Hampshire CCC.
1979-1994- Head groundsman at Exeter University
2000-present- Devon County ECB Pitch Advisor
The book has twelve chapters detailing different periods of his career.
An interesting insight to one mans career spanning more than 25 years in the industry. The book mainly relates to memories of events rather than portray information about technical aspects of turf grass management.
Published 2005 (58 pages).
The Book can be obtained from Dennis Lane
Little Silver Publications,
Little Silver Cottage,
Little Silver lane,
ISBN no 0-9544472-3-9