A Work of Grass!
14 Jun 2012 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor
These stunning pictures have been created purely by growing grass under controlled lighting conditions. British artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey have developed a technique to manipulate the process of photosynthesis, where light is converted into glucose, to create different tints of yellows and greens.
Turf Times Episode 4 - Waikato's Finest.
11 Jul 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Sarah Gibson - 2 comments
Its New Zealand's big week of the 2011 NZ Turf Conference and Pitchcare Oceania is there front and centre in the lovely town of Hamilton. Check out the exclusive Cambridge private school St.Peter's and International test oval Seddon Park. Featuring Karl Johnson, Jonathon Huntley and PC's own Rob Jenkins
Groundsman Vandalises Wimbledon’s Centre Court
19 Jun 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor - 2 comments
The balls were out at Wimbledon last night when a disgruntled employee turned his line marking skills against his bosses and vandalised Centre Court.
Turf Times Episode 3 - The Boss
14 Jun 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Sarah Gibson - 1 comment
Episode 3 has nothing at all to do with turf but it's still worth a look! Turf Times Episode 3 - The Boss. Managing Director Rob Jenkins finally makes it into the PC Office to talk business with the head PC accountant Jim. Take a inside look at the PC Towers in Melbourne.
Turf Times Episode 2: Just Another Day
9 May 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Sarah Gibson
After the smash hit first episode Turf Times is back with more zany fun in episode 2. 'Just another Day' heads to the picturesque Box Hill Golf Club and also features a review of the Toro Z Master plus a look at the Timber Dummy Rake. Check out all the action inside!
Turf Times Episode 1
22 Mar 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Sarah Gibson - 4 comments
Pitchcare Oceania has been chosen for a new fly on the wall documentary series on the turf industry. The first featurette features your Managing Director Rob Jenkins as he introduces the company and goes about a few of his day to day duties. We are sure Turf Times will provide a unique insight into the workings of the company that serves the turf industry. Check it out now!
Pitchcare Oceania Chosen for Turf Documentary
7 Mar 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Sarah Gibson - 2 comments
Pitchcare Oceania has been chosen for a new fly on the wall documentary on the turf industry.
Artwork from the Skies
17 Jan 2011 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor
Stunning crop art has sprung up across rice fields in Japan . But this is no alien creation - the designs have been cleverly planted. Farmers creating the huge displays use no ink or dye. Instead, different colours of rice plants have been precisely and strategically arranged and grown in the paddy fields
Mat Rogers' Golf Course Mishap
22 Dec 2010 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor
The headline league fans would dread over the Christmas period - NRL star rolls his vehicle with son on board after a few rounds.
Old Lady Slaps Greenkeeper & get Sued
20 Nov 2010 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor
Alice Stubbings does not mince her words when it comes to her dislike of foul language and when she heard a few expletives mouthed off in her friendly Urbenville Bowling Club, the 64-year-old retiree complained.
Why you Shouldn't Drink Drive on a Golf Course!
12 Sep 2010 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor - 1 comment
If you're starting out in golf it's important to get your drive right. It's even more important to remember to get out of your car before you end up in the bunker.
World's Fastest Lawnmower
27 May 2010 - On The Light Hearted Side - Press Release
On Saturday 22nd May, the Countax Runningblade mower broke the record for the World's Fastest Lawnmower, by travelling at 86.069mph at Pendine Sands in Wales.
Groundsman Unearths a Giant Dinosaur
27 May 2010 - On The Light Hearted Side - Editor
A school student and groundsman have unearthed a giant dinosaur-like sea creature in a vegie garden, 100 million years after the ancient inland sea it once roamed dried up.