From The Press

(1) Pitchcare - Pitchcare email a monthly newsletter with many interesting articles as well as Job Ads and Machinery for sale. Some recent articles of interest for Cricket Groundsmen are-


Managing Water in Soil How to Diagnose Disease Summer Pitch Preparation
The Cambridgeshire Trailer Winter Work by Paul Tatton Pitch Repairs
Winter Maintenance by Andrew Clarke Introduction to Fertilisers by Stuart Staples Turf Natural Growth Pattern by Stuart Staples
Autumn Renovation Survey Volunteer Groundsman At Great Melton CC Bob Stretton on Rolling
Mower Maintenance Constructing a New Cricket Square Soil Composition
Drainage Myths Explored More on Drainage Poor Man's Fertiliser
Olney CC redevelopment Sports Pitch Drainage Understanding Moles
Kaloam Report Carbendazin Withdrawal  
Hawk Green CC Autumn Renovation Fairy Rings

(2) ECB Publications

ECB help website for groundsmen

Guidelines for Rolling

Guidelines for Pitch Maintenance

Pitch properties and performance

Installation of non turf pitches

Performance Standards for non turf pitches

Report on Aeration Techniques

(3) Other Publications

Ashton on Mersey Award

Heatons Award

From Other websites

Drainage Description from

Mole Drains from somewhere down under