Reminder: dispose of iprodione safely

Reminder: dispose of iprodione safely Updated

🕔09:14, 24.May 2018

With June 5 fast approaching, greenkeepers must use up or safely dispose of products containing the active ingredient iprodione. Bayer head of sales, Neil Pettican, reiterates that it will be illegal to store or use unapproved iprodione based chemicals, including

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The latest greens’ and tees’ mowers

The latest greens’ and tees’ mowers Updated

🕔07:50, 23.May 2018

Mowers are vital at this time of year and the main manufacturers offer products that suit greenkeepers’ differing needs. Andy Waple looks at the main machines and details what they can do for your greens and tees Early season can

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Tewkesbury Park unveils £9 million facelift

Tewkesbury Park unveils £9 million facelift Updated

🕔07:53, 21.May 2018

Cotswold golfing haven Tewkesbury Park has unveiled a spectacular two-year, £9 million facelift. The 6,579 yard par 72 18-hole golf course – designed by Frank Pennink – has seen dozens of bunkers refurbished, and the course has been remodelled and

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The Trilo C15 has paid off for Aston University

The Trilo C15 has paid off for Aston University Updated

🕔05:50, 20.May 2018

Aston University Recreation Centre in Great Barr, Birmingham, used to use a contractor for any scarification work – that’s until head hroundsman, Malcolm Edwards, did his sums. He found that by making a capital investment in a machine he could

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Rigby Taylor releases 2018 Euroflor urban meadow flowers brochure

Rigby Taylor releases 2018 Euroflor urban meadow flowers brochure Updated

🕔05:07, 19.May 2018

Rigby Taylor has launched its 2018 Euroflor urban meadow flowers brochure. This 56-page, fully-illustrated booklet has an ‘at-a-glance’ feature, site selector and details of the complete range including showing their colours, in-situ examples and individual characteristics such as timings for

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Meet the golf course manager: Kristian Summerfield

Meet the golf course manager: Kristian Summerfield Updated

🕔08:25, 18.May 2018

Yelverton Golf Club in Devon, which celebrated its centenary in 2004, is an 18-hole (since 1912), par 71 (6,353 yard), private members’ club with a moorland course designed by the legendary Herbert Fowler. The venue describes itself as ‘the south

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Profile: Reesink Turfcare

Profile: Reesink Turfcare Updated

🕔06:35, 17.May 2018

David Cole, MD of Reesink Turfcare, explains how the company, which distributes Toro fine turf, irrigation and groundscare products, Otterbine lake and pond aerators, plus TYM compact tractors in the UK, has responded to the ever changing roles of course

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GreenMech’s Arborist 150 gets the thumbs up from River Clyde Property Management

GreenMech’s Arborist 150 gets the thumbs up from River Clyde Property Management Updated

🕔05:34, 16.May 2018

River Clyde Homes is an Inverclyde-based housing association that manages 5,600 homes and factors 2,500 properties for home owners. In 2017 River Clyde Property Management was created as an ‘in-house’ specialist team to maintain the grounds, landscaping and the local

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Germinal launches £1.5m HQ upgrade

Germinal launches £1.5m HQ upgrade Updated

🕔07:07, 14.May 2018

A £1.5 million investment in state-of-the art packing facilities and additional storage capacity at Germinal GB’s Lincoln headquarters is part of a broader long-term strategy to increase efficiencies and competitiveness throughout its expanding forage and amenity seed businesses. So reports

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Scottish golf club manager is first recipient of Rain Bird bursary

Scottish golf club manager is first recipient of Rain Bird bursary Updated

🕔06:18, 13.May 2018

The general manager of Helensburgh Golf Club in Argyll & Bute is hoping to take his career, and the ambitions of his club, to new heights after being selected as the first recipient of a professional development bursary provided by

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