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LEEMCO PIPING SOLUTIONS APPOINT LIVING TURF AS NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

Living Turf are the leading distributor of scientific turf management products and services to the Australian Turf Industry. Based out of California, Leemco offers a full line of high strength, corrosion resistant, ductile iron fittings, joint restraints, saddles, valves, HDPE plastic products and stainless-steel products. Leemco is committed to providing unprecedented irrigation innovations, service and support throughout the United States and International Markets. Many of the fittings offer unique features that provide long term reliability, save installation time and are underpinned with long term warranties. To date, Leemco fittings have not been distributed in Australia, but they have been used… ...Read More

LIVING TURF TEAM UP WITH FOUNTAINLINE

FountainLine® is an Australia made, market leading manufacturer of grass line marking machines, grass line marking paints and various accessories. Living Turf® is an Australian owned distributor of professional turf products, providing expert agronomic support to golf, sports and open space across Australia. Line marking machines, paints and associated accessories represent a significant product category in the professional turf market. Turf managers select products in this category for their ease of application, brilliance in appearance and longevity on the ground. The last thing sports clubs, administrators and ground managers need is to be reapplying field line marking every time it… ...Read More

Happy Anniversary to “The Perfect Partnership”

Living Turf recently celebrated 12-months as the National Distributor for Rain Bird Golf products. First positioned as the Perfect Partnership (combining Irrigation + Agronomy, success required that Living Turf learn a whole new market sector, which is very different to the agronomy sector we were used to. We take this opportunity to reflect on the key milestones that have shaped the Living Turf Irrigation Business. Living Turf WA was the business model that Living Turf chose to test the water – so to speak. Irrigation specialist, Tyson Riley, was recruited from day one, to underpin the WA agronomy sales team… ...Read More

Paul Looby joins Living Turf in Nth Qld

Turf ecology specialist Paul Looby has joined the Living Turf team in Far Nth QLD, as Technical Service Representative. Paul is a highly regarded turf scientist, with national experience and a strong network of professional turf contacts. Having had a long-standing association with Chris Johnstone (Living Turf Sales Manager Nth Qld), Paul’s appointment to this role is a natural fit. Living Turf Managing Director, Rob Cooper says “It is a challenge to properly service this vast North and Far North Queensland region.  Having a dedicated technical specialist working alongside a sales operative just makes sense.  It means we can respond… ...Read More

FAST & CONSISTENT GREEN SPEED – ALL YEAR ROUND

Back in 2001, David Mitchell (Mitchell Products) recruited a renowned surfactant chemist, Dr Santi Mane, to help solve a baffling commercial problem. David was in the sand business, and one of his golf products was a dry topdressing mix of sand and peat humates, which when kiln dried became incredibly hydrophobic.  Dr Santi overcame this problem, and in doing so created her masterpiece – Tricure® - 100% wetting agent active ingredient (no solvents or additives), incredibly effective on organic matter & completely safe to turf. Tricure® was subsequently launched to the turf industry and has since become the most renowned treatment for hydrophobic turf… ...Read More

WETOUT® – New Generation Surfactant

Every once in a while, a product comes along that immediately puts a gap between itself and other products in its category, and WETOUT® is just that. When SST first showed Living Turf what this vegetable-based surfactant could do, we immediately thought of better turf mite control, improved coverage of colourants and pigments.  Then, when we tested WETOUT® we were blown away by its versatility, compared to other non-ionic surfactants.  WETOUT® really is the next generation of spray adjuvant (surfactant) and Living Turf are thrilled to represent it exclusively for the Australian Turf market. In turf situations, spray droplet coverage… ...Read More

Martin O’Malley joins Living Turf / Rain Bird partnership

Living Turf is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin O’Malley, to the role of Technical Sales – Irrigation. Widely recognised as an NSW based irrigation specialist, Martin will join Living Turf’s sales force, principally to provide expert advice, customer support and after sales service on the Rain Bird line of irrigation products.  Martin O’Malley is a country boy at heart, with a family property at Coolah, North West of Mudgee.  He came to the city as a young bloke for work experience at Parramatta Stadium, and was inspired sufficiently to pursue a career at major NSW venues, including Muirfield,… ...Read More

POGO APPOINT LIVING TURF AS EXCLUSIVE AGENTS IN AUSTRALIA

POGO Pro+ is a world-renowned scientific turf measuring probe that allows you to ‘see exactly what your turf is feeling’.  Living Turf are the leading distributor of scientific turf management products and services to the Australian Turf Industry. The POGO System was recently appointed by the PGA as the preferred measure of playing surface condition for affiliated tournament golf events.   POGO Pro+ is a portable, wireless, durable and easy-to-use tool that collects precise data including moisture, salinity, canopy and soil temperature.  It is based on a patented soil sensor called HydraProbe™ and is accurate in all soils without calibration.… ...Read More

Adam Bell joins Living Turf – Victoria

Turf ecology specialists Living Turf have recruited Adam Bell to the Victorian team. A highly regarded turf agronomy specialist himself, Adam brings with him a strong network of professional contacts and an intimate understanding of the Victorian turf market. Adam has been serving the Victorian turf industry as a sales representative for the best part of a decade.  His passion for our industry stems from an extensive practical background, having worked at Cape Schank (tradesman) and Peterborough Golf Clubs (Apprentice & Superintendent), and Melbourne University where Adam started as a Trainee in Horticulture. With Living Turf holding master distribution for… ...Read More

Living Turf Recruit Chris Johnstone – North & Far North Queensland

Turf ecology specialists Living Turf are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Johnstone to the Queensland team. A Bowling Greenkeeper by trade, Chris has spent the past decade serving the North and Far North Queensland turf market as a sales representative. As a result, he has developed a strong business network in the regions from Rockhampton to Port Douglas A true Queenslander, Chris is passionate about the Sports Turf industry.  In representing the interests of the local industry through associations and business development, Chris also has made many professional contacts throughout Australia. “I have watched the growth of Living… ...Read More

Introducing our latest MATCHPlay product – MP Verdant® …your edge on pigment this winter!

Living Turf® is proud to announce our latest product MP Verdant® which joins our MATCHPlay portfolio range. MP Verdant® is a pigment for turf with unique features and benefits that include: enhances and extends aesthetic appearance of turfdevelops into a dark natural green colourincreases light absorption due to its similarity to chlorophyllincreases soil and surface temperatures during cool conditions assists with turf quality during warm summer months through increased reflectance. Product Information also available here. Trial plots of MP Verdant® result 48 hours after application - photo taken 29 April 2020 Speak to your Living Turf Specialist about the MatchPlay®… ...Read More

Tim Bilston joins Living Turf Victoria on 30th March 2020

Turf ecology specialists Living Turf have appointed Tim Bilston to their Victorian sales team. A highly regarded turf agronomy specialist himself, Tim Bilston brings a strong network of professional contacts and a wealth of turf industry knowledge & experience. Tim’s professional history includes 5 years as Superintendent of Heidelberg Golf Club in Victoria, prior to a commercial role in turf product sales.  Most recently Tim has worked in Victoria & South Australia as a Territory Manager for Syngenta - an industry leading plant protection product manufacturer for the global speciality turf market.  “Practically speaking, my motivation for joining Living Turf… ...Read More