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  1. Bespoke seed mixture provides the perfect blend

    Bespoke seed mixture provides the perfect blend

    The creation of a bespoke over-seeding mixture has enabled the greenkeeping team at Dunblane New Golf Club to improve the uniformity and aesthetics of the club’s fairways and tees, with a carefully chosen seed formula ensuring new grass growth blends seamlessly with the course’s existing swards.
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  2. Cathcart Castle hosts Scottish creeping bentgrass trial

    Cathcart Castle hosts Scottish creeping bentgrass trial

    Scott Davidson, head greenkeeper at Cathcart Castle Golf Club to the south of Glasgow, has reinstated a redundant green on his club’s course, with the renovated space acting as a trial site for the latest generation of creeping bentgrasses. By growing a small selection of cultivars under real world conditions, he hopes to determine whether or not creeping bents are a viable option for greenkeepers in the west of Scotland and, if so, whether these species can be managed with a reduced reliance on fungicides.
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  3. Bespoke short game facility raises the standard at Moor Park

    Bespoke short game facility raises the standard at Moor Park

    At Moor Park Golf Club in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, the club’s mission is to be recognised as one of the top private members’ establishments in London and the Home counties. For the 23-strong greenkeeping team this means constantly improving the club’s 36-holes and various practice areas.
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  4. Fineness of leaf is the overseeding focus in Kent

    Fineness of leaf is the overseeding focus in Kent

    For the Wildernesse Club near Sevenoaks in Kent, two key competitions in June – the Club Captain’s Prize and a regional qualifying tournament for The Open – provide the focus for greenkeeping efforts each year.
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  5. Wildflowers enhance new home aesthetics

    Wildflowers enhance new home aesthetics

    Following complaints from residents on a new housing development in Basingstoke about the poor appearance of a strip of land separating their homes from a public open space, landscaping and specialist grounds maintenance contractor, The Grounds Care Group, has recently been appointed to remediate the offending area by establishing a colourful strip of wildflowers.
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