Entries by Louise Challiss

Trilo Saves The Day!

Trilo saves the day! Mike Herring, Head Groundsman at Berkhamsted School, and his team have their work cut out maintaining over 40 acres of grounds and sports facilities over six schools, on five separate sites, across Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.  Founded by the then Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral in 1541, the school has a vast history […]

GreenMech’s Versatile Chipper

GreenMech’s Versatile Chipper: Kevin Patton, Tree Surgeon, purchased his first woodchipper back in 2002 and has a few different makes and models in his fleet. However, he faced a major challenge when it came to purchasing new equipment for him and his team of 4 – towing capacity.  To satisfy the company’s requirement for a powerful, versatile, but lightweight chipper, they turned to GreenMech and their sub 750kg QuadChip 160. Established in […]

AquaTrax Keeps Pitches Pristine

AquaTrax Keeps Pitches Pristine: Lillieshall is one of the United Kingdom’s National Sports Centres and centres of excellence. The centre is set to host to some of the country’s leading sports activities like Archery, Gymnastics and Hockey. Within the 350 acre site are 2 synthetic pitches, a water based hockey pitch and a multi-sport surface. The Grounds […]

Trilo S3 Makes Light Work Of Leaf Clearance

A Trilo S3 Makes Light Work Of Leaf Clearance At Keele University: Any machinery that makes time-consuming tasks more manageable is desirable and in the area of leaf clearance, a Trilo S3 is just that. At 617 acres, Keele University’s single-site campus is the largest in Europe. With woodland, gardens, sports facilities, halls of residence and academic […]

Headland and Bayer At Annual STRI Trials Event

Headland and Bayer At Annual STRI Trials Event: Ongoing and future management of the pathogen Microdochium nivale was one of the hot topics that greenkeepers discussed at the recent STRI annual Trial Event, held in Bingley, West Yorkshire. Having actively researched and trialled products to suppress the disease for over 10 years, Headland Amenity, along with […]

Luscombe Plant Hire Double Up On Their GreenMech Fleet

Luscombe Plant Hire double up on their GreenMech fleet to meet demand: Luscombe Plant Hire, based in Ulverston, Cumbria, stock a wide range of site machinery and tools available for daily, weekly, or long-term hire. After noticing that their GreenMech Arborist 130 woodchipper was hardly ever in the yard, owner Simon Luscombe decided to add a […]

Charterhouse At SALTEX 2017

Charterhouse bring some of the old and some of the new to SALTEX: Charterhouse Turf Machinery will be highlighting the Graden GBS1200 at SALTEX this year. As always, they will also be showcasing a vast array of equipment for the care of both natural and artificial sports surfaces as well as landscaping products from the BLEC range on […]

DLF/Johnson’s Sports Seeds At SALTEX 2017

DLF/Johnson’s Sports Seeds showcase advanced cultivars and mixtures at SALTEX: Leading seed breeders DLF will be returning to Saltex 2017, showcasing two of the company’s latest breeding innovations, 4Turf Tetraploid Ryegrass and the new Turf Type Annual Ryegrass Quickston. DLF’s technical team will also be on hand on stand J100 to offer advice on the latest […]

GreenMech To Showcase Arborist 150p At SALTEX

GreenMech to showcase their cost effective alternative to diesel – the Arborist 150p. SALTEX, stand H075 SALTEX 2017 has GreenMech’s new Arborist 150p on show for the very first time, as well as showcasing a number of their most popular woodchippers.  The GreenMech team will also be on hand to discuss the many aspects of […]