December brings with it some mixed blessings: the need to contemplate relatives, gifts and cards whilst controlling alcohol intake over Christmas and the...
in Editorial - on 1/12/19
November is late Autumn in the northern hemisphere and the time when our annual voyage around the sun determines that the shortening of the day length...
in Editorial - on 1/11/19
Maxwell Amenity Senior Technical Manager James Grundy encourages the examination of one’s own thoughts and perceptions with respect to some fundamental,...
in Editorial - on 29/6/19
Spring 2019 has thus far been more favourable for the turf manager than the spring of 2018. Disease pressure had been relatively low and, whilst April...
in Editorial - on 1/5/19
The mild winter we have been having has managed to produce some off-season growth, certainly enough to get out cutting and even fertilising, to get the...
in Editorial - on 13/2/19
As the last month of the norther hemisphere winter season, February heralds lighter evenings, brighter mornings and as we head towards the end of the month...
in Editorial - on 1/2/19
Wet and windy start to the week but milder and drier weather is on the cards
in Editorial - on 18/4/18
Maxwell Amenity Technical Manager John Handley discusses the loss of iprodione and suggests it is one of the best things that could have happened for the...
in Editorial - on 2/3/18
February 2018 Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries
in Editorial - on 1/2/18
Autumn is a favourite time of year for me as the trees become transformed with their display of colour and the heavy spring/summer workload of mowing,...
in Editorial - on 31/10/16
October 2016 Sports Pitch Maintenance Diaries
in Editorial - on 1/10/16
As I pen this foreword, I’m sat in a 9-tonne excavator at Shrewsbury Town’s training ground, moving lorry loads of sand; forty-one articulated lorry...
in Editorial - on 29/8/16
In his third and final article on the Shrews, Pitchcare MD Dave Saltman reports on the final few months of the season. Further storms, unseasonably cold...
in Editorial - on 8/7/16
The UK & Ireland Grassroots Pitch Renovation tour came to a close in Dublin at the end of May, as 875 groundsmen, club and council officials attended 13...
in Editorial - on 4/7/16
Hang your heads in shame, lads - these lines are appalling, say Daily Mirror
in Editorial - on 2/6/16
This year has seen an extremely slow start to spring. What a contrast to last year, where temperatures from the 1st March were hitting 20+ degrees
in Editorial - on 27/4/16
Players in a local football match in Australia were given the shock of their lives as a bull invaded the pitch and started charging at them
in Editorial - on 14/3/16
The weather through January and into February continued to be challenging for everyone involved in getting turf ready for play. The continual bombardment...
in Editorial - on 27/2/16
Storm Desmond hammered Ireland last week bringing heavy rain and winds and causing huge amounts of flooding. The effects of the storm has wreaked havoc...
in Editorial - on 15/12/15
Being immersed in football groundsmanship once again has meant head down and back to match day deadlines
in Editorial - on 29/10/15