Machinery

RHS funding

The RHS has made more than £100,000 available to gardening professionals and keen amateurs who want to combine worldwide travel and horticultural learning this year. The funding, which comprises a series of bursaries and will see around 100 applicants receive amounts ranging between £200 to £3,000, is intended to grow the UK’s horticultural skills and …

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Keeping staff and golfers safe

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has launched a free-to-use web-based platform created by the Xact Group that aims to ensure golf club employers un­derstand their roles and responsibilities towards health and safety with regard to golf course maintenance. In 2017, the GTC’s Board of Directors commissioned a review of the highly-acclaimed Health and Safety Guidance …

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Most beautiful ground

The Wormsley cricket pitch in Buckinghamshire is often referred to as ‘the most beautiful ground in Britain’. When Mick Jagger introduced Sir Paul Getty to cricket, the latter formed such an affection for the sport he had a replica of The Oval built on the grounds of his estate. The pitch was completed in 1992 …

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Keeping Grounds Growing

Plants and trees are expensive to replace, and it’s crucial to keep greenery hydrated. Keeping plants, trees and grass healthy is the passion and expertise of SCH Supplies; as manufacturers of waterers, no one understands the importance of adequate hydration better. SCH manufactures essential plant-saving watering units, with capacities from 50-900 litres. These watering units …

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Comprehensive range

Price Turfcare, the UK and Ireland distributor of the Ventrac multi-implement compact tractor and Ryan turf maintenance equipment, is returning to SALTEX on stand B124. With the business celebrating its second anniversary in January 2019, it has been an exciting time for Managing Director Rupert Price. “We have come a long way in a short …

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Utility vehicles roundup

Since 1961, Cub Cadet has built lawn mowers, lawn and garden tractors, zero-turn mowers and utility vehicles that work harder and perform better than other products in the industry. With a history of innovation, Cub Cadet is committed to developing premium quality, high performance and revolutionary products. Cub Cadet featured products round-up include: A 53cm …

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Fantastic fairways

Lawrence Ryan, course manager at Overstone Park Resort, believes the SISIS tractor- mounted Flexibrush delivers fantastic results on the picturesque fairways at the Northampton-based golf course. The course is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the premier golfing venues in Northamptonshire, which is testament to the work of Lawrence and his five members of …

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