Entries by Lucy Nicholls

SISIS Litamina saves manpower

SISIS Litamina saves manpower: Leaf collection was once a three-man job but is now a one-man job according to Mark Jaques, deputy head greenkeeper at Gillingham Golf Club – thanks to the SISIS Litamina 1200. Gillingham Golf Club has been situated in Medway, Kent for well over a century. Originally constructed and owned by the […]

New ICL distributor in Northern Ireland

New ICL distributor in Northern Ireland: ICL is pleased to announce Irwin’s Sportsturf as a new distributor for the ICL plant protection range in Northern Ireland. When it comes to protecting turf and managing landscape areas, ICL’s range of plant protection and control products provide the tools needed in any armoury. Featuring Syngenta’s leading range […]

New Limagrain UK brochures

New Limagrain UK brochures: Limagrain UK, the UK’s leading plant breeder and seed producer, has announced the launch of its new collection of product brochures for 2021/2022. The new range of Limagrain UK 2021/2022 brochures are now available to download on the Limagrain website or from a company representative. Existing and new prospective customers can […]

Confidence is the key

Confidence is the key: Bruce Elliot, Crystal Palace FC’s Head of Grounds and Estates, claims that his overall confidence in the Dennis brand was a major factor in the club’s decision to purchase six PRO 34R rotary mowers. After using smaller rotary mowers for several years, Bruce decided that it was time to start exploring […]

A spotlight on Tom Hobbis

A spotlight on Tom Hobbis: Tom Hobbis, former greenkeeper, father-to-be and Amenity Specialist for Agrovista Amenity reveals exactly why he feels blessed – every single day. As the end of his school life was approaching, Tom didn’t really know what his future held. However, a chance work experience placement at his local golf course made […]

LockStar essential for weed control

LockStar essential for weed control: Alan Abel from Complete Weed Control (South & Central Wales) has claimed that ICL’s residual herbicide, LockStar, has become an essential product in his armoury. Since its launch last year, LockStar has been well received in the turf and landscaping sector. It arrived at a time when public green spaces, […]

CleanShield – a peace of mind

CleanShield – a peace of mind: Amega Science’s CleanShield – an alcohol-free, multi-surface cleaner, offers peace of mind at a time when it is most needed according to Martin Ford, UK Sales Manager for Agrigem. It is widely documented that the most common way that microorganisms, particularly bacteria, are spread and cause infection is on […]

Mankar ULV praised by Luton Council

Mankar ULV praised by Luton Council: Luton Borough Council has been reaping the benefits of using innovative Mankar spraying units in its weed control programme. The promising results come after Agrovista Amenity won a contract for the supply of weed control products to Luton Council. The tender was based on Roundup glyphosate and Mankar ULV […]

Mansfield Sand: A trusted supplier

Mansfield Sand: A trusted supplier: Mansfield Sand has been a long-standing supporter of the RFU’s Rugby Grounds Connected programme and the company’s expertise has been praised by former Twickenham Head Groundsperson and founder of the programme Keith Kent and current Head Groundsperson Jim Buttar. The RFU’s Rugby Grounds Connected programme is an easy access, two-way […]

G860 signals exciting times at Boston

G860 signals exciting times at Boston: Jim Portas, head groundsman at Boston United FC, has explained how a new Dennis G860 is helping him to deliver the best pitch he possibly can at the club’s new stadium. The Dennis G860 and range of cassettes was purchased by Burdens Group for Boston United as part of […]