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July 2020 Maintenance

Mowing height should be 20mm to 45mm through July with frequent mowing to maintain sward density, three times per week if conditions... Read More
July 2020 Maintenance
08th Jul 2020

Great Results From Vitax

“Looking Good” said Jamie Dunstan of South Yorkshire based Yorkshire Pitchcare.  Less than 4 weeks ago Tickhill... Read More
Great Results From Vitax
General News 17th Jun 2020

Vitax Amenity launches two new Organic Turf Fertilisers

Vitax Amenity is proud to announce the launch of two innovative new organic turf fertilisers. Approved by the soil association, both... Read More
Vitax Amenity launches two new Organic Turf Fertilisers...
04th Jun 2020

Supaturf South Africa joins the fight against Covid-19

The arrival and spread of the Corona Virus, Covid-19, has turned the world upside down and society as we have known it has been drastically... Read More
Supaturf South Africa joins the fight against Covid...
General News 04th Jun 2020

June 2020 Maintenance

Complete the repair and maintenance work started in May. Mowing frequency can be increased to every two days under good conditions... Read More
June 2020 Maintenance
General News 02nd Jun 2020

New Thomas Elliott Organic and Organic-Based Products

New Organic and Organic-Based Products TE 4:12:12 +2Fe + Seaweed. Mini Granular & Winter Fertiliser, its granule size of between... Read More
New Thomas Elliott Organic and Organic-Based Products...
General News 15th Apr 2020

A new look website for Thomas Elliott

We are proud to launch the new website for Thomas Elliott fertilisers, go to www.thomas-elliott.co.uk and take a look!&nbsp... Read More
A new look website for Thomas Elliott
General News 15th Apr 2020

March 2020 Maintenance

Conditions for turf growth are improving rapidly now, but playing pressure is also increasing.  Vital maintenance aims to maintain... Read More
March 2020 Maintenance
General News 17th Mar 2020

Helpful Hints

Whilst we always try make our machines as simple as possible to maintain, there are a few helpful hints that can keep your machine... Read More
Helpful Hints
General News 17th Mar 2020

February Maintenance 2020

February can be a cold and wet month in a bad year, or the start of spring growth.  Keep off the pitch when it is frozen.&nbsp... Read More
February Maintenance 2020
General News 05th Feb 2020

January Maintenance 2020

The majority of football pitches are subject to surface damage at this time of year. Wet soils are more prone to damage than dryer... Read More
January Maintenance 2020
General News 03rd Jan 2020
General News 20th Dec 2019

Merry Christmas

From all at Vitax Amenity & Thomas Elliott   Read More
Merry Christmas
General News 19th Dec 2019

Winter Technical Bulletin

WEATHER CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE QUALITY OF MARKING OUT AND SPRAYING   The weather can have a major effect on the quality of... Read More
Winter Technical Bulletin
General News 15th Nov 2019

November Maintenance

Aeration with solid or knife tines to 100mm minimum depth can continue through November to prevent soil pan development and provide... Read More
November Maintenance
General News 04th Nov 2019

Countdown for Saltex 2019

Not long until this years' Saltex Show 2019, Europe’s largest annual turf management event, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham... Read More
Countdown for Saltex 2019
General News 28th Oct 2019

September Maintenance

We are now well into the main playing season and mowing should be carried out as often as possible to maintain a thick, resilient... Read More
September Maintenance
General News 02nd Sep 2019
General News 28th Aug 2019

We're Hiring

    Vitax Amenity are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious person to take over an established end-user and distributor... Read More
We're Hiring
General News 05th Aug 2019

June may not have been flaming hot

June may not have been flaming hot, but the rains during the month have brought welcome relief to farmers, Growers, Turf professionals... Read More
June may not have been flaming hot
General News 25th Jun 2019

June Maintenance

Complete the repair and maintenance work started in May. Mowing frequency can be increased to every two days under good conditions... Read More
June Maintenance
General News 31st May 2019

American Football

Born out of Rugby in the United Sates collegiate system, American Football, has never really taken off as a sport in the UK. ... Read More
American Football
General News 29th May 2019

May Maintenance

The long-playing season will have left the soil compacted down through the profile and in need of deeper aeration.  At the end... Read More
May Maintenance
General News 30th Apr 2019

Wetting Agents

Wetting Agents are an important weapon in the Professional Greenskeepers arsenal, their importance is inestimable in the battle to... Read More
Wetting Agents
General News 16th Apr 2019

April Maintenance

Grass is really growing at its fastest now as temperatures and light levels become higher.  The turf will thicken as tillering... Read More
April Maintenance
General News 01st Apr 2019

Futureproofing Your Green

2018 has proved to be one of the most difficult years for the Greens-keeper in living memory. With testing conditions going from floods... Read More
Futureproofing Your Green
General News 13th Feb 2019

February Maintenance

February Maintenance February can be a cold and wet month in a bad year, or the start of spring growth.  Keep off the pitch... Read More
February Maintenance
General News 31st Jan 2019

Winter Maintenance

WEATHER CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE QUALITY OF MARKING OUT AND SPRAYING The weather can have a major effect on the quality of your marking... Read More
Winter Maintenance
General News 02nd Jan 2019

Welcome to 2019

Happy New Year to everyone! Read More
Welcome to 2019
General News 02nd Jan 2019

January Maintenance

January Maintenance The majority of football pitches are subject to surface damage at this time of year.  Wet soils are more... Read More
January Maintenance
General News 18th Dec 2018

Countdown is on for Saltex 2018

It is 7 days until this years' Saltex Show 2018, Europe’s largest annual turf management event, which takes place at The NEC... Read More
Countdown is on for Saltex 2018
General News 25th Oct 2018

Distributor Technical Presentations

Distributor Technical Presentations During the usually ‘quiet months’ do they actually exist anymore?  Vitax Supaturf... Read More
Distributor Technical Presentations
General News 12th Oct 2018

Saltex Show 2018

We are pleased to announce that Supaturf will be returning to Saltex 2018 @ NEC Birmingham from 31st October 1st November.  ... Read More
Saltex Show 2018
General News 19th Sep 2018

Export Stencilling

Export Stencilling I have often wondered why, as a company, we haven’t been more involved in pitch stencilling in the UK, as... Read More
Export Stencilling
General News 17th Sep 2018

Dennis & SISIS kick start 2017 bowls seminars

Dennis and SISIS have successfully kick-started their 2017 series of bowls maintenance seminars, after the first two were recently... Read More
Dennis & SISIS kick start  2017 bowls seminars
General News 12th May 2017

Rothwell’s dual delivery solves 3G linemarking issues

Early 3G pitch adopter Rothwell Juniors are celebrating a decade of robust service from their synthetic pitch, heavily patronised... Read More
Rothwell’s dual delivery solves 3G linemarking issues...
General News 24th Apr 2017

Never a line out at Giggleswick, except during a rugby match

School rugby is certainly moving along the right lines at Giggleswick School where the youth game is mining a rich vein of form, whether... Read More
Never a line out at Giggleswick, except during a rugby...
General News 24th Apr 2017

Tailored turfcare support comes up trumps at Harborne

Grassroots sport is usually challenged for the funds needed to nurture playing surfaces to the level they merit. When they do have... Read More
Tailored turfcare support comes up trumps at Harborne...
General News 24th Apr 2017

Painted poppy blooms for British Legion appeal

What is believed to be Britain’s largest poppy painted on a sportsfield has helped launch a Royalpoppy-painting-team British... Read More
Painted poppy blooms for British Legion appeal
General News 24th Apr 2017
General News 20th Apr 2017

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