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Using Organic Products to Reduce Earthworm Castings

No products are labeled for earthworm control in the U.S. or Canada, but some organics applied for other purposes may be effective.

Earthworm castings (which consist of a mix of earthworm fecal matter and soil) disrupt aesthetics, management and playing conditions on golf courses around the world (4,6,11-13). In 2009, the Sports Turf Research Institute received […]

Bunker Renovations

Capillary Concrete Bunker Specification & Installation Guidelines

When it comes to bunker renovations, the bunker liner product shall be CAPILLARY CONCRETE, a patented product, which is a specially formulated mixture of acceptably sized aggregate, various proprietary additives and water that must be uniformly mixed in a concrete mixer before installation. This creates a homogenously blended mixture […]

Machinery Washing

Be Careful What You WASH For!!

2015 seems to be the year of directives….or at the very least, the year of directives which impinge on the management of golf courses.

The much talked about SUD (Sustainable Use Directive) which aims to control pesticide usage has been the main focus of talk among greenkeepers and chemical sales people. […]

Moss Control on Grass

Mogeton is a moss killer designed specifically for the elimination of moss (bryophytes) on grassed areas. Its active ingredient quinoclamine is absorbed by the green elements of moss. It acts by inhibiting photosynthesis.

Anthracnose Disease Management

Anthracnose (Colletotrichum graminicola) has become a major disease on UK and Irish turf over recent years and is most severe on plants under stress from compaction, excessive heat or drought resulting in dry patch, low fertility, poor surface drainage and high surface fibre levels.