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Barenbrug launches wildflowers’ advice guide

Barenbrug launches wildflowers’ advice guide Updated

🕔15:41, 24.Jun 2017

Grass expert, Barenbrug UK, has launched a new wildflowers’ advice guide alongside a refreshed range of 14 wildflower mixtures. The free guide provides practical information — for landscapers and local authorities —on evaluating soil fertility, planning for sowing, maintenance tips

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Ely City GC uses tungsten carbide tipped blades in its cassettes

Ely City GC uses tungsten carbide tipped blades in its cassettes Updated

🕔07:11, 22.Jun 2017

To provide a more even transition between bent and poa grasses in the greens surfaces, Ely City Golf Club have invested in a set of SMARTUltraGroomer™ cassettes from within the ATT TMSystem™ range. Opened in 1962, and extended to 18

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Southerndown’s members didn’t notice a bunker was synthetic

Southerndown’s members didn’t notice a bunker was synthetic

🕔15:24, 21.Jun 2017

When Southerndown GC commissioned a synthetic practice bunker in January 2011 (only the third in the world), it hoped it would lead to a solution to its chronic bunker erosion problems. Poor bunker conditioning threatened its continued hosting of major

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Greenkeepers can now purchase new fungicide

Greenkeepers can now purchase new fungicide Updated

🕔19:13, 20.Jun 2017

Greenkeepers can now get their hands on the new turf fungicide, that has been developed to treat for microdochium patch and dollar spot. Exteris™ Stressgard®, was launched by Bayer at BTME this January, and is now available to purchase from

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‘This is the worst vandalism I’ve ever seen’

‘This is the worst vandalism I’ve ever seen’ Updated

🕔13:53, 19.Jun 2017

The owner of a Cambridgeshire golf club has said an attack to 14 of the course’s greens is the worst case of golf vandalism she has ever seen. Vivien Saunders OBE, who won the Women’s British Open in 1977 and

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Kubota offers 0% finance across RTV range

Kubota offers 0% finance across RTV range Updated

🕔18:22, 18.Jun 2017

Kubota UK has announced the launch of its latest incentive programme, offering customers zero per cent finance across its market-leading RTV range between now and the end of July. This promotion is available on Kubota’s RTV-X900, RTV400 and RTV500 machines,

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GreenMech continues dealer realignment programme

GreenMech continues dealer realignment programme Updated

🕔18:47, 17.Jun 2017

GreenMech have continued its dealer realignment programme by replacing T H White with new dealer New Forest Farm Machinery and GA Groundcare, whilst existing dealers Burden Brothers Agri will be extending its coverage area. All existing warranties relating to GreenMech

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SISIS Aer-Aid chosen for St Ives GC

SISIS Aer-Aid chosen for St Ives GC Updated

🕔19:39, 14.Jun 2017

Rob Duff, course manager and head greenkeeper at St Ives (Hunts) Golf Course, has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 for helping him to combat a recurring thatch issue on the greens at the stunning course in Cambridgeshire. With a

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Spate of thefts at greenkeepers’ sheds in recent weeks

Spate of thefts at greenkeepers’ sheds in recent weeks Updated

🕔11:35, 12.Jun 2017

Police in Scotland have issued a warning to golf clubs to protect their greenkeepers’ sheds after at least two were targeted by criminals. Newbattle Golf Club in Midlothian was broken into on a recent Saturday night, in which the shed

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Dennis mowers used by Doncaster Rovers Football Club

Dennis mowers used by Doncaster Rovers Football Club Updated

🕔21:34, 9.Jun 2017

James Davison, head of grounds at Doncaster Rovers FC has praised his new Dennis G34D cylinder mowers, saying they provide him with a finish worthy of Premier League standards. It is fair to say that not one day is ever

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Charterhouse Turf Machinery appoints new dealer for Sussex

Charterhouse Turf Machinery appoints new dealer for Sussex Updated

🕔20:15, 7.Jun 2017

Charterhouse Turf Machinery has announced the appointment of Burden Bros Agri as its dealer for Sussex. Operating from its Framfield depot, Burden Bros Agri will be stockists of the Redexim range of both natural and synthetic turf maintenance machinery, as

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QHotels investing heavily in its greenkeepers

QHotels investing heavily in its greenkeepers Updated

🕔22:27, 5.Jun 2017

QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, is investing more than £315,000 in new greenkeeping equipment to ensure its 10 four-star golf resorts are kept in tip-top condition throughout the year. Utilising its existing group relationships with two of the

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This is how the pitch was prepared for the Champions League final

This is how the pitch was prepared for the Champions League final Updated

🕔08:03, 4.Jun 2017

The Principality Stadium, previously known as the Millennium Stadium, was opened in June 1999 and has welcomed an average of 1.3 million visitors per year through the gates. Adding to the wealth of high profile fixtures and events the venue

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Kubota expands partnership with MPS

Kubota expands partnership with MPS Updated

🕔21:10, 3.Jun 2017

Kubota has strengthened its strategic partnership with Mitchell Powersystems (MPS) after extending the distribution of Kubota’s full range of engine solutions into two new territories. This latest announcement now means that MPS will distribute Kubota’s complete range of oil and

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Whitemoss Eco Supplies expands its sales force

Whitemoss Eco Supplies expands its sales force Updated

🕔07:14, 1.Jun 2017

Whitemoss Eco Supplies is expanding its sales coverage and sales force. Ben Law, son of managing director Andy Law, has joined the company covering all of Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire plus Cheshire and some of north Wales. Ben joins his

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Jacobsen was gold sponsor at Vietnam turfgrass seminar

Jacobsen was gold sponsor at Vietnam turfgrass seminar Updated

🕔21:01, 31.May 2017

Jacobsen, a Textron Specialised Vehicles brand, was a gold sponsor at the recent 2017 Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Vietnam Management Education Seminar held at BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort on the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam. More than 70 superintendents,

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Dennis and SISIS announce cricket renovation event

Dennis and SISIS announce cricket renovation event

🕔09:41, 31.May 2017

Dennis and SISIS have announced that they will be hosting a cricket renovation event at St Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday July 18, 2017. This event follows on from the hugely successful ‘For the Groundsmen by The

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How injecting seaweed helps soil ‘breathe’ underground

How injecting seaweed helps soil ‘breathe’ underground Updated

🕔13:07, 30.May 2017

Lack of rainfall to date across many parts of the country is resulting in grass areas on the golf course, sports pitches, parks, amenity areas and domestic gardens being in real danger of drying out. Watering will help in the

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‘BALI Zone’ to appear at SALTEX 2017

‘BALI Zone’ to appear at SALTEX 2017 Updated

🕔23:20, 29.May 2017

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) will have its own dedicated area at SALTEX at the NEC, Birmingham on November 1 and 2. Founded in 1972, BALI is the leading trade association in the UK, promoting, supporting and inspiring

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Essex County Ground replaces its mower fleet

Essex County Ground replaces its mower fleet Updated

🕔10:20, 27.May 2017

After 20 years of service the Essex County Ground in Chelmsford decided it was time to replace its existing mower fleet. Head groundsman at the club, Stuart Kerrison, wanted something ‘technologically advanced’ and, after some research and some recommendations from

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Master greenkeeper chooses aerator for Mid Kent GC

Master greenkeeper chooses aerator for Mid Kent GC Updated

🕔22:53, 26.May 2017

Mid Kent Golf Club course manager, Lee Sayers, has opted for his fourth Wiedenmann Terra Spike purchase in a row. The master greenkeeper at the Gravesend club already has an XP8, the deepest aerator in the Wiedenmann range, and previously

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