What are the options for groundsmen looking to bring facilities back to life? Rachel Anderson reports on latest developments in seeders, aerators, scarifiers, line-markers, spreaders and top dressers.
Those in charge of grounds, estates and sports facilities have a vast range of kit available to cope with the worst that winter can throw at them, Sally Drury reports.
Nutrient levels will need to be restored to maintain a healthy sward following high levels of rainfall over the winter, Sally Drury explains.
Being prepared for the worst of the winter weather is vital for keeping grounds clear, surfaces playable and revenues ticking over, Sally Drury points out
Quality equipment is vital for maintaining sports pitches facing ever greater demand, says Sally Drury.
Measurement is essential when it comes to establishing a fertiliser programme, says Sally Drury.
Updated legislation means tractors can now be used to help keep roads clear in winter, notes Sally Drury.
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Historic Private Estate - Cotswolds Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Wasing Estate Aldermaston, Nr Reading, Berkshire
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This year's Saltex will be looking to build on the success of last year by packing in a multitude of exhibitors and sessions over the two days, Sally Drury reports.
Judges of first WhatKit? award hail winning turf-care product as potential 'game changer' for golf courses and sports turf.
Repairing pitches with precise machinery can sustain more play and increase revenue, says Sally Drury.
Following positive comments from greenkeepers and groundsmen at the BTME turf show in Harrogate in January, Sherriff Amenity has launched the world's first dual-disc plate spreader.