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ICL signals adaptability for Premier League Champions

John Ledwidge - Grounds Manager for reigning Premier League champions Leicester City, adheres to an ICL structured nutritional programme for both the stadium and the training ground. Outside of the programme, he also relies on a range of ICL…

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SALTEX College Cup Winners to Work at Wembley

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the winning students of SALTEX 2016’s new College Cup Competition will be given an opportunity to be volunteer groundsmen for the 2017 FA Cup final pitch preparation at Wembley…

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Alan Abel from Complete Weed Control gives Turf Managers his view ahead of the Autumn fertiliser treatment window and how to deal with the second leatherjacket season.

Olympic mania is still at fever pitch. The legacy left from the London…

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Dennis First Past the Post at Newmarket

Alan Hatherley and Gregg Nichol from Newmarket Racecourse believe that their Dennis G760 and two Dennis Premier cylinder mowers are key to maintaining the immaculate turf you see at the Home of Horseracing.

There are few lovers of…

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Head of grounds, Bob Carder, has claimed that his SISIS Multitiner tractor-mounted drum-type aerator keeps the turf “nice, clear and breathable” on the playing fields at the Stamford Endowed Schools in Lincolnshire.

The Stamford Endowed…

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LEARNING LIVE, the all-encompassing education programme designed for all sectors of the groundscare industry, has now been finalised and is set to be a major attraction at SALTEX 2016 on the 2 and 3 November at The NEC, Birmingham.

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Garry Watson, head groundsman at King Edward’s School in Birmingham, has chosen the SISIS Brush-Pro ride-on brushing system, for all his synthetic surface maintenance.

Situated on a beautiful 50 acre site in Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham,…

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Why this Garden Works


Each article is presented by landscape designer, Tracy Rich, who will examine a single garden and provide design tips based on that garden's layout, materials and planting.

Tuinen Mien Ruys

Mien Ruys' own garden in the Netherlands is the ideal place to start a new series on design articles on 'Why this Garden Works'.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Lan Su is a great example of urban garden design. Its whole purpose is to help people relax and to inspire creativity by connecting with nature, even in the centre of town. 

Hauser & Wirth Garden

The main wow factor of this garden is the large perennial meadow out the back called Oudolf Field after its famous Dutch designer, Piet Oudolf. However, the gallery complex also contains some other very interesting spaces.

 

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