SPORTS GROUNDSCARE & TURF

Technical managers appointed at Headland Amenity

Headland Amenity has welcomed two new technical managers – Laurence McCrory and Jack Hawkes. Now part of Origin Amenity Solutions, Headland’s latest appointments will help with the growth and development of the brand. Laurence and Jack will be responsible for delivering Headland’s scientific advice and guidance on product selection, Laurence to customers in the South …

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2023 BIGGA Delegation trip

Industry-leader in sports turf technologies, Bernhard and Company, has opened the application process for the 2023 BIGGA Delegation trip. Open to all full BIGGA (British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association) members, the delegation is one of the most highly regarded and sought-after personal development opportunities for greenkeepers and turf professionals in the UK. The ten …

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Sports and Grounds Expo – 6th & 7th July, 2022

SAGE – an outdoor event for the sports and grounds industry taking place at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern on 6-7th July, 2022 The Sports & Grounds Expo (SAGE) has been designed to provide an outdoor opportunity for the sports and grounds maintenance industry to showcase their kit and solutions in the outdoors, allowing visitors to …

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Acelepryn insecticide authorised for Leatherjackets

An Emergency Authorisation (EA) for the use of the Syngenta insecticide Acelepryn to target leatherjackets has been granted for the 2022 season. This season, the leatherjacket authorisation permits use of Acelepryn insecticide  up to 18 November 2022 – with an extended opportunity to cover the key periods of adult crane fly egg laying and target …

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Redexim Verti-Quake® tackles compaction

Tackling compaction on previous untouched ground, a Redexim Verti-Quake® 2516 has dramatically improved the downward movement of moisture at Rotherham’s Phoenix Golf Club. Constructed on clay-based land, the 65 hectares that make up the complex includes cricket facilities, a bowling green and nine football pitches, as well as the 18-hole parkland golf course. The Verti-Quake® …

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Colour boost from DLF wild flower seeds

In order to meet with the increasing demand for conservation mixtures, DLF Seeds have announced expansions to the Pro Flora wild flower seeds and Colour Boost amenity flower collections, in two brand new mixture guides for 2022. Having recently increased their in-house production for wild flowering species, a number of new mixtures have been introduced …

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Deep aeration relief for Broadway Bowling Club

Once a croquet lawn and tennis courts, the Cotswold based Broadway Bowling Club opened its doors in 1919. Sitting in beautifully maintained grounds with views towards the Cotswold escarpment, the gently sloping banks of herbaceous flower borders and hedging change through the seasons. In 2021 the changeable weather brought matters to a head for Dennis …

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#TimeForTurf

Garden designer and landscaper launch #TimeForTurf campaign to encourage homeowners to stop using artificial grass Artificial grass has become extremely popular across the UK, with homeowners across the country looking for a beautiful and low maintenance alternative to natural turf. Although the negative environmental impacts have been documented, two business owners want to inform consumers …

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Turf-care survey by the Grounds Management Association

The Grounds Management Association (GMA), one year after offering those working or volunteering in the industry a chance to shape its future membership offerings, is once again opening the door for feedback from the turf-care community with its turf-care survey. Members and non-members are being asked for feedback on what they value and would like …

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