Entries by Lucy Nicholls

School Extends Dennis Fleet

School Extends Dennis Fleet: Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has extended his existing fleet of Dennis mowers having recently purchased three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.  Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious Shrewsbury School for nearly eight years and he and his team of eleven groundstaff tend to 120 […]

Aqua-Zorb Eliminates Dry Patch

Aqua-Zorb Eliminates Dry Patch: Having trialed a range of various wetting agents, Jonathan Smith, Course Manager at Cowdray Park Golf Club in West Sussex, found exactly what he was looking for in Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb Liquid. Golf has been played at Cowdray since 1904. A classic downland layout built on sandy soil, it has spectacular […]

Aer-Aid Instils Air Of Confidence

Aer-Aid Instils Air Of Confidence: The Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, Andy Richards, is a strong believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid. Shrewsbury School is one of the country’s leading co-educational independent schools […]

Greenmaster Aids Recovery

Greenmaster Aids Recovery: Following a severe Microdochium Nivale outbreak which left scars on the greens at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Head Greenkeeper Andy Moore, turned to two products from the ICL Greenmaster Pro-Lite range in order to assist the recovery. Designed by legendary golf course architect Harry Colt, Blackpool North Shore was established in 1904, […]

MM60 Integral For Leeds Rhinos

MM60 Integral For Leeds Rhinos: Ryan Golding, head groundsman at Leeds Rhino’s and Yorkshire Carnegie’s Emerald Headingley Stadium, believes that Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed has been integral to the success of the pitch. Ryan has been working at the stadium for fifteen years and has occupied the position of head groundsman for the last four. With two […]

SALTEX Winners Six Nations Trip

SALTEX Winners Six Nations Trip: After claiming the SALTEX College Cup title for the second year running, students from CAFRE College in Antrim, Northern Ireland, enjoyed an unforgettable experience of helping with pitch preparations at the 2018 Six Nations Championships at BT Murrayfield Stadium in Scotland. The SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Ransomes, and organised by the […]

200 Sign Ups For SALTEX 2018

200 Sign Ups For SALTEX 2018: The early signs for the 73rd edition of SALTEX (Sports, Amenities and Landscaping Trade Exhibition) are extremely positive after show organisers reported another record-breaking loyalty period, stand upgrades and an influx of debut exhibitors. For the third successive year, SALTEX has seen an overwhelming amount of exhibitors re-book their […]

New Sherriff TurfHealth Packages

New Sherriff TurfHealth Packages: Sherriff Amenity have announced the release of TurfHealth Packages, which will offer turf managers a combination of products within the Sherriff Amenity portfolio and offer them all-year round tank-mix options. There are currently twelve combinations available through TurfHealth Packages which present turf managers with options for a number of requirements – […]

BALI Winners Visit Wimbledon

BALI Winners Visit Wimbledon: Winners of the 2017 BALI National Landscape Awards, recently enjoyed an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon, an event which was both hosted and organised by ICL and awards headline sponsor Green-tech. The event began with an introduction from Mark Pyrah, ICL’s Landscape & Industrial Manager […]

New Ultimate Offers From ICL

New Ultimate Offers From ICL: ICL & Syngenta have updated and strengthened their popular Ultimate Offers by announcing the addition of two new packages for 2018. Ultimate Offers are a range of tank-mixes that contain various combinations of nutrition in combination with the plant growth regulator Primo Maxx II. They offer turf managers great products […]