Autumn is often referred to as the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ and each year it can bring back the problems caused by fungi on turf.
This spring we learnt of the loss to the Amenity market of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, currently used to prevent damage to turf on sports and recreational turf.
A wind of change is on the way towards the end of this year, for those who apply professional plant protection products (PPP’s) approved by the government.
Rosate Green is one of a new generation of glyphosate formulations exhibiting high levels of safety to humans and animals and to the environment.
This article explores the life cycle and potential control methods of Chafer grubs, the larvae of the chafer beetle, which are a fairly common pest of turf in Britain.
The role of plant nutrition is increasing in importance as we strive to improve the quality of playing surfaces. This booklet takes an in-depth look at the basics and more.
To plan accurate turf fertiliser input it is important to know how much actual nutrient is being applied in any given treatment.
Lichens grow on a variety of plants and hard surfaces and sometimes need to be controlled or removed by those managing amenity areas.
Liverworts will grow in containers and on the surface of flower borders and rockeries where they are usually associated with compacted soil or poor drainage.
A range of seed mixes with renovation & overseeding for golf courses, sports pitches and new surface establishment.
Focussing on three diseases of turf that we may see in the summer months.
Bracken is a rhizomatous species of fern belonging to the Dennstaedtiaceae family that are characterised by large, highly-divided fronds.
Harness the power of tank-mixing with T2 Green Pro, Depitox and Duplosan - to put real weed control muscle in your spray tank.
For those whose job requires them to use pesticides, the chemical store is an important feature of the working environment.
As we finally head into spring, Bayer recommends that Greenkeepers act now to safeguard against potential Chafer Grub infestations.
The Butterfly Bush, Buddleia davidii, was introduced to the UK from China in 1896. It is a non-native invasive species that can be difficult to control.
We are often asked to advise on the control of the weed, Mare’s-tail, causing problems in cultivated land.
For the second year in a row, fairy rings and thatch fungi were the most queried subjects at the STRI Pest & Disease Clinic.
In the UK there are over 50 species of broad-leaved weeds that can be found in mown turf.
‘The Day of the Triffids’, the invasive species Giant Hogweed is not to be messed with. . .
This effectively means there is a very limited time for storage and use of Asulox to control Bracken.
Exeter Golf and Country Club with the advice of Sherriff Amenity have created a 'mirror- like pond'
Sherriff Amenity is delighted to now be offering Calciprill a 2.6mm lime granule (calcium carbonate) made from finely ground, high purity limestone.
Sherriff Amenity is delighted to now be offering Garland a concentrated suspension fertiliser based on garlic extract produced by cell-burst technology.
Dennis and SISIS educational seminars combined practical tips and information from industry experts followed by the now infamous ‘Turf Clinic’ open forum session.
Sherriff Amenity is delighted to now be offering BunkerFilter a robust bunker filtration system offering drainage at a flow rate of up to14.5 litres per minute.
ICL has expanded its product portfolio after announcing the launch of four new formulations.
A new Leaf SAP Analysis service available through Sherriff Amenity.
Everris has announced an addition to its H2Pro range with the launch of a new product called DewSmart.
Hammer has received approval to be used on hard surfaces by The Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD).
Lamberhurst Golf Course has turned to Sherriff Amenity to help create a beautiful array of wildflowers.
Bayer Cropscience has received a formal notification from CRD that its granular insecticide Merit Turf (MAPP No 12415) is to be withdrawn from the market.
Sussex County Cricket Club has heaped praise on Marathon fertiliser products, noting a vast improvement in the turf of its famous cricket pitches.
Ferromex - a high performance liquid moss killer, has been given a new license approval.
TurfReports is an exciting new service that will help industry professionals monitor the health and performance of their turf.
One Leisure, a multi sports complex based in St Ives, deservedly picks up the 2014 IOG Grassroots Sports Grounds Team of the Year.
Following a tailored nutritional programme from Sherriff Amenity, two bowling clubs in Chesterfield can now boast of healthy greens of the highest quality.
Fossil is a phosphite & silicon based nutrient product that supports the plants natural defences against disease.
Matthew will be focusing on maintaining and growing business opportunities in Cambridgeshire and its surrounding areas.
Basic principles and sound biological knowledge are helping to turn around playing surface difficulties at Sweetwoods Park Golf Club.
Channel Islands golf club has become the latest course to sign an exclusive supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity.
GoGreen range enhanced with the addition a new dual action wetting agent which utilises new surfactant technology.
MGD, a rapidly expanding golf course maintenance contractor based in the South East of England, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Copsey as Project Manager.
The Fortetub range of twin walled tree shelters are available exclusively through Sherriff Amenity to the UK market.
Sherriff Amenity has announced that it is launching some new additions to its popular fungicide packages.
Turf technology was the theme of the most recent seminar for groundsmen and greenkeepers in the Channel Islands.
With the help of Evolution5, our controlled release fertiliser, Head Groundsman Barry Boustead has produced the best outfield grass cover anyone can remember.
Mytime Active has made a decisive move to raise its environmental credentials with the introduction of a bee and wildflower package on its courses.
The Annual Conference Exhibition of the Amenity Forum is to be held on Thursday, October 16th 2014 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester.
LanGuard VM has taken delivery of the UK's first new Weedingtech MW Series unit.
Interface wins the NWST Innovation Award in the Turf Maintenance category.
David Bentley, Head Groundsman at Darlington Cricket Club is the winner of our Bowdry competition.
Turf Rewards is a brand new programme for sports and amenity turf managers in the UK and Ireland who use Everris and Syngenta products.
Create an impression that will be the talk of the clubhouse with the new Bunkerstamp from Sherriff Amenity.
Sherriff Amenity launching a new service to tackle the disposal of hazardous chemicals, and in particular revoked products.
A party of Sherriff Amenity customers and staff from the company and sponsors Everris recently attended the Golf Industry Show in Orlando.
Jockey Club Racecourses has signed a 3 year supplier agreement extension with Sherriff Amenity.
Sedgwick Cricket Club had a season to remember in 2013 both on the pitch and because the pitch, thanks to Kevan Grieve and Sherriff Amenity.
York City Football Club has signed a three year supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity for all line marking and paint requirements.
To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the start of the First World War, Limagrain UK have created two poppy seed mixtures.
A free event in Edinburgh explains new legal requirements for the use of pesticides introduced under the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Duo, the only spreader available on the market to feature two dispersal plates for a highly accurate spread pattern.
Martin Guy Developments, a golf services supplier and maintenance contractor, has signed a rolling 12-month preferred supplier agreement with Sherriff Amenity.
Hainault Golf Club in Chigwell, Essex has signed a three year preferred supplier agreement with Sherriff Amenity.
A local authority in Nottinghamshire has seen a marked improvement in its fine turf sports facilities since it adopted a prescribed fertiliser programme from sp
Oldham Athletic Football Club has signed a three year supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity for all line marking and paint requirements.
Marked improvement in the sports facilities that the company looks after since exclusively using a range of Sherriff Amenity products.
Sherriff Amenity continue to give on-going support to the work of the Surrey Cricket Groundsman’s Association.
Colour Splash wildflower mixes from Limagrain can be used on a broad range of landscape and amenity areas.
A look at the unique manufacturing process of the SeaVolution seaweed products and the trials we are running using seaweed & magnesium.
Leave an impression that will be the talk of the clubhouse with the 'Thanks for Raking' Bunkerstamp.
The patented double spreader plates of the Duo provide the markets best and broadest dispersal of fertiliser & seed.
An overview of our new Order Portal that allows account customers to place orders online.
Christian Spring of STRI and Andy Collins of Continental Landscapes talk about the BASIS Foundation Course.
The Bowdry is a revolutionary groundrying machine, designed specifically to efficiently & effectively remove standing water from any surface.
Foamstream is an exciting new weed control technology. It uses a combination of hot water, steam and natural foam to kill weeds.
An overview of our Trojan pedestrian sprayer range.
Martin Guy of MGD, a golf services supplier and maintenance contractor, talks about why he signed a preferred supplier agreement with Sherriff Amenity
An overview of Agrovista UK, the parent company of Sherriff Amenity
of Sports Turf Services talks about his relationship with Sherriff Amenity
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