Monthly Archives: July 2016

Do we get the best from our public sports grounds? – Grass Roots

Do we get the best from our public sports grounds? Angus Lindsay asks if managing our local pitches differently could yield greater use and income. In my opinion it should encompass all aspects of the green spaces we live and work in – parks, housing, open spaces and sports facilities. This last area is of particular interest as

Campey Machines Helping To Drive Sport England Pilot Scheme Forward

Campey Turf Care Systems has supplied three machines to Mel Pooley, who is spearheading a pilot scheme for Sport England to improve natural turf surfaces at grassroots level. First were the Imants ShockWave and a Dakota Spreader, with a Vredo Overseeder DZ the latest machine to be purchased to expand the works offered. The venture

Campey Turf Care Pro-Am – Tuesday 9th August 2016

FREE ENTRY to any member of Greens staff or Greens Chairman holding a CONGU Handicap. A Professional will be allocated to play alongside you following the closing date of the event. If you would like to play with a specific Professional please state so when placing your booking. All Professionals wishing to enter the event must

The Edgbaston Priory grounds team are hosting ‘Turf Tactics’ a Free day

Your Invitation - Register today. The Edgbaston Priory grounds team are hosting ‘Turf Tactics’ a Free day organised by Pitchcare and leading industry companies focused on the management of clay based surfaces. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? Attendees will learn from the Edgbaston Priory grounds team and industry experts on how to get the best

The secret behind Wimbledon’s perfect grass? – Daily Mail

...The wrong type of grass invaded the courts in the Nineties — Poa annua is a coarse grass that causes lumps, bumps and brown patches. Nowadays it is largely removed by a special machine, the Koro Field Top Maker, that also shaves and planes the grass. It’s a little pricey for your average suburban