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Allett Launch The First Level 2 Lawn Academy At Ingestre Golf Club

Join the Allett Lawn Academy with Richard Salmon!

Are you passionate about lawn care? Ready to take your skills to the next level? We're thrilled to announce our inaugural Level 2 course at the Allett Lawn Academy hosted in collaboration with Richard Salmon of ProLawncare UK. Read on to learn all about this exciting opportunity and how you can raise your lawn care knowledge and skills.

Course Dates and Requirements

Level 1: October 7, 2024
Level 2: October 8, 2024

To participate in the Level 2 course, you must have completed the Level 1 course. This ensures that all participants have a solid foundation of lawn care knowledge before diving into more advanced topics. You can conveniently take Level 1 on October 7th and proceed directly to Level 2 on October 8th.


Course Venue

Location: Ingestre Golf Course, Stafford
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM



  • Level 1 without a soil test kit: £160 (inc VAT)
  • Level 1 with a soil test kit: £185 (inc VAT)
  • Level 2: £175 (inc VAT, no soil test required)


What to Expect in Level 1

Date: October 7, 2024

Who Should Attend?

  • Lawn enthusiasts starting from scratch
  • Individuals wanting to renovate their lawn this Autumn
  • Those aiming for professional-level lawn results
  • Volunteers or Head Groundsmen looking to improve turf practices or train new volunteers
  • Turf suppliers wanting to educate their customers


Course Highlights

  • Networking and Breakfast: Start your day with a delicious bacon bap and hot drinks at 9:00 AM.
  • Expert-Led Training: Richard Salmon, with over 38 years of experience, will guide you through classroom sessions and hands-on workshops.


Topics Covered

  • The history of lawns and life cycle of grass
  • Grass varieties in lawns
  • Lawn maintenance programmes
  • Thatch reduction and control
  • Soil types and soil analysis
  • Grass plant nutrients and fertilizing
  • Weed and moss control
  • Irrigation and soil moisture
  • Monthly lawn tasks
  • Hands-on mowing with Allett cylinder mowers
  • Lawn renovation workshop


"The best value for money day I've ever had!" – Denton Cooley

"A thoroughly enjoyable day with a lot of information to take away!" – Kathryn Pugh

"A must for anyone interested in lawns, whether amateur or professional!" – Keith Stark



What to Expect in Level 2

Date: October 8, 2024

Course Highlights

  • Breakfast and Refreshments: Start your day with a hearty breakfast and networking opportunities.
  • Expert-Led Training: Richard Salmon will continue to guide you through more advanced topics with a mix of classroom and practical sessions.

Topics Covered

  1. Grass Identification in Pots
  2. Soil Types and Structure
  3. Soil pH Chemistry
  4. Soil Biology
  5. Nutrients Required for Grass Growth
  6. Weed Identification
  7. Moss Types and Control Methods
  8. Fertilisers: Synthetic vs. Organic vs. Liquid
  9. Granular vs. Liquid Fertiliser Programs
  10. Knapsack Calibration Theory and Practical
  11. Lawn Renovation Techniques
    • Aeration
    • Seeding
    • Top Dressing
    • Fertiliser Application
  12. Fertiliser Spreader Calibration (Practical)
  13. Lawn Pests
  14. Lawn Diseases
  15. Devising an Annual Lawncare Programme

Additional Information

  • Hands-On Workshops: Engage with Allett lawncare cartridges, Allett mowers, and other essential tools.
  • Included in Both Courses: Breakfast, refreshments, buffet lunch, classroom sessions, practical demonstrations and Allett Lawn Academy Qualification Certificates.

Limited Places Available! Secure your spot on a first-come, first-served basis. In case of extreme weather or health issues the course may be rescheduled.

Join us and transform your lawn care skills with expert guidance from Richard Salmon and the Allett Lawn Academy team. We look forward to seeing you in October!

 Book your spot here

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