BRITISH CROWN GREEN BOWLING ASSOCIATION

PITCHCARE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pitchcare is the leading provider of knowledge, information, training and products to the turf care industry.

 

If you are looking to improve the performance and appearance of your bowling green, a wealth of free information can be accessed through our articles, active industry forum, magazine, and experienced and qualified staff. With over 11,000 articles online, we offer an unparalleled resource to help you get the best out of your green.

 

The Pitchcare Store features over 2000 specialist and market leading turf care related products. We are the only industry company to offer independent reviews so you can buy with confidence that you will receive excellent service and performance from the products you order.  Our PWS soil analysis programme is an excellent and affordable method for gathering factual information on the condition of the soil and plant health within your green. Knowledge which can be used to make more cost effective decisions with regards to a tailored turf fertiliser and supplement programme, designed to maximise the playing performance of your greens surface.

 

We regularly price check our products and can setup credit accounts and assign your club a dedicated and experienced member of our team, to help you.

 

Our website

 

We provide a wide range of other services exclusively for our members, which include Maintenance Diaries, Used Machinery, a Job Finder section and many more.

 

If you fancy airing your views, want to talk shop or need some advice, why not leave a question on our Forum. Every month there are around 2500 questions and responses supplied and provided by members.

 

Our promise is that everybody enjoys a better understanding of grass care.

 

Training for Greenkeepers

 

Grounds Training – Pitchcare’s Education service – offers the full range of Lantra Awards and NPTC/City & Guilds turf and ground care machinery courses which can be delivered on site for groups of 4 or more.  Safe Use of Pesticides (eg PA1/PA6) and refresher training is also available.

 

In addition, our turf technicians have developed Maintenance courses specifically for Bowls, which are independently accredited by Lantra Awards.  These enable the volunteer or part time greenkeeper to create and maintain a quality playing surface.  Topics covered include examination of the underlying structure of the green, aeration, scarifying, fertilising, seeding, top dressing and addressing problems such as moss and compaction.

 

For groups of 5 or more greenkeepers, we can deliver a course on site at your local club or, for individuals, an Online Training version is available that can be worked through in our own time at your convenience.  In both cases, the learning is accompanied by a comprehensive reference manual (circa 100 pages) which contains full colour images, line diagrams and working diaries.

 

To enquire further, visit our website or email chris@pitchcare.com

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