Turf and Sports Pitch Maintenance Planner
Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for turf and sports facilities such as bowling greens , cricket pitches , football pitches , rugby pitches , golf courses , lawns and other recreational and fine turf.
Jobs should only be undertaken when ground and weather conditions are suitable and will vary according to location and may vary significantly from year to year. While the year nicely divides into 12 months, activities often overlap.
These machines have advanced rapidly over recent years but what does the future hold? Sally Drury looks ahead.
The tractors chosen by professionals across the sector reflect the best features, backup and support on offer, says Sally Drury.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
With mowing one of the key tasks at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the team are ideally placed to try out the latest machines. Sally Drury reports.