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All hands-on deck School’s Showpiece Pitch

Tottenham Hotspur FC grounds manager Darren Baldwin has chosen a SISIS tractor mounted brush combination of a Zig Zag brush and Flexibcomb which have been fitted to a Twinplay frame for use on both the synthetic and natural surfaces at the club’s new...

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All hands-on deck

The new Wessex RMX-800 8M Tri-Deck Roller Mower has no  electric clutches and the wing control is independent. This means  with one wing lifted it can cut gradients from -30° to +30°, whilst the middle deck remains on level ground. There is...

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School’s Showpiece Pitch

The head groundsman at Durham School has found a way of getting its main rugby pitch fit and ready for cricket action in the brief gap between seasons. This year for the first time Barry Boustead used Evolution5, a coated, controlled release fertiliser...

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Hugh King & Co’s sand

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club has completed a six-year search for the perfect top-dressing in time for this year’s Senior Open Championship. The revered Welsh club, which started its quest due to dwindling local supplies, confirmed it has secured sand from one of the country’s leading sport sand suppliers based 441 miles away in Ayrshire, Scotland. The Washed Dune Sand, which is being supplied by Hugh King & Co, is the closest alternative to the sand used by the 123-year-old club to top-dress its smooth-running greens. According to Ian Kinley, course manager at Royal Porthcawl, the new sand...

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World Cup 2018

As the excitement of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil draws to a close, attention is being turned to the competition in four years’ time which will take place in Russia. Six of the new stadiums that will be constructed for the tournament are being assessed under BREEAM, to help drive the sustainable design and construction of the venues and provide international recognition for their achievement. Ksenia Agapova, Associate Director at Jones Lang Lasalle in Moscow, is acting as BREEAM advisor on three projects – the stadiums at Samara, Volgograd and Nizhniy Novgorod. “The World Cup 2018...

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