August 2015 (page 1)

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Red Thread disease

In recent days, members have been asking questions about red thread in turf, it seems to be quite prevalent at the moment.

in Pests & Diseases - on 31/8/15

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Identifying diseases

After such a pleasant summer, we are now entering the autumn phase of our seasonal year.

in Pests & Diseases - on 31/8/15

H2Pro DewSmart

Everris launch DewSmart

Everris has announced an addition to its H2Pro range with the launch of a new product called DewSmart, which has been designed to prevent or reduce the...

in Industry News - on 28/8/15

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Glyphosate - in control?

It is important to understand how weed control works can help to get the best out of herbicides and increase efficiency, explains Manda Sansom, Monsanto’s...

in Industry News - on 24/8/15

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Wildflower meadows

There is recognition throughout the groundcare and landscape industries that more needs to be done in the establishment of biodiverse areas within sports...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/8/15

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Little Wonder ProVac

Clearing up litter after events, around amenity areas and sports venues can be a time- consuming and costly task

in Industry News - on 18/8/15

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Control

Japanese Knotweed is one of the best known invasive weeds and has been increasingly in the news recently. We look at the latest techniques and control...

in Industry News - on 17/8/15

City Cut cut out

Brushcutter from Pellenc

Pellenc has launched the City Cut for use on the Excelion 2000 brushcutter which is particularly suited to the maintenance of urban spaces and weeding...

in Industry News - on 14/8/15

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A life less ordinary

Northampton Saints Head Groundsman and former England rugby player, David Powell, retires this summer after a fifty-five year association with Franklin's...

in Rugby - on 14/8/15


Wessex Sweeper Collector

The new Wessex MTC Sweeper Collector rolls all three jobs into one machine. Designed for the maintenance of sports turf, parks, car parks, private estates...

in Industry News - on 14/8/15

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Dog poo on pitch

A rugby player who almost lost his foot after picking up an infection from dog mess left on the pitch today urged pet owners to take responsibility for...

in Rugby - on 14/8/15

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SISIS maintain RWC pitch

The South African national rugby team will have first class training facilities going into the 2015 Rugby World Cup after it was confirmed that their outdoor...

in Industry News - on 10/8/15

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Peak Phosphorus debate

In the third of a series of three, Mike Atherton looks at the Peak Phosphorus Debate and, having followed many paths in his quest to quench his unrelenting...

in Industry News - on 9/8/15

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Gorse Management

James Hutchinson, the recently appointed Environmental Officer at The St Andrews Links Trust, discusses how gorse has an effect on our sports grounds and...

in Golf - on 8/8/15

Everris Comes to the Rescue for Moortown Golf Club

Moortown Golf Club

Over the years, Moortown GC has changed the way they have managed and maintained their rough. Everything from wall to wall cutting through to areas being...

in Golf - on 7/8/15


Soil, water and...

We all know what we mean by ‘soil and water’, but it only refers to two of the three ingredients necessary for plant growth - the third being ‘air’....

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 6/8/15


Qarabag v Celtic problems

Celtic's Champions League qualifying opponents Qarabag have told BBC Scotland they believe Wednesday's game will go ahead as planned.

in Football - on 4/8/15

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Wessex hedge cutters

Wessex International has launched a new range of hedge cutters for compact tractors of 15hp and above.

in Industry News - on 4/8/15


US Open sites chosen

The USGA has named The Country Club in Brookline, The Los Angeles Country Club and Pinehurst Resort & Country Club as the host sites for the 2022, 2023...

in Industry News - on 4/8/15