Most of Novembers conversations have just been about checking in with people to make sure they’re OK. The implications of Novembers lockdowns have been different for all of us, many have used the opportunity to do much needed invasive work such as aeration or drainage, all courses have welcomed the break from golfers from a… Read More November FAQ
I’ve seen a lot of activity on social media celebrating Jims 100 birthday the last couple of weeks. Several people asking “Are his views still relevant now?” Certainly his disease management views were as relevant now as they were when he wrote Practical Greenkeeping. I’ve recently put a blog together on Biostimulants check it out… Read More Jim Arthur’s Practical Greenkeeping – still relevant?
Biostimulants have been used in turf for forever. Flicking through my heavily worn “Practical Greenkeeping” by Jim Arthur (who incidentally would have celebrated his 100th Birthday recently). I can see endless references to “biostimulants”. Sand and Seaweed stacked and turned, Soot, Cocoa waste, sewage sludge, spent mushrooms, etc the list goes on and on. What… Read More Biostimulants – Anything new?
I was sent the image below this week from South Wales and PestTracker continues to do its job – PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE if you’re seeing Cranefly hatch still – please continue to log them. We don’t fully understand the life cycle yet – the more pieces of the jigsaw we have the sooner we get… Read More Does it ever end?