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May 2012 – Essential Tips On Water Economy

IT is becoming very obvious from the weather forecast that there might be a very serious shortage of water in the foreseeable future which will, of course, affect our bowls greens. For some of the country it won't be such a problem, as the…

April 2012 – ARE YOU WELL PREPARED FOR SPRING?

The start of the new outdoor season is just around the corner. If the extent of the amount of preparation is understood then the green would be at this stage up to date having had the winter months to put the green in good condition. If you…

February 2012 – Coping with Snow on the Green

ALTHOUGH many areas around the country have escaped any snow so far this winter, we may not be out of the woods by any means, so be prepared! If we do get a blanket of snow, then one hopes you have spiked the green as much as possible…

OCTOBER 2011 – WHAT’S UNDER YOUR GREEN?

Reading a soil profile AS can be seen from the pictures, a soil profile has been removed from the green (picture 1, top) and illustrates the section down through the surface to approximately six inches deep with the cover removed as can be…