picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title Bowling Greens - Their History, Construction and Maintenance
Author Roger D C Evans
Publisher The Sports Turf Research Institute, Bingley, West Yorkshire, England
First published 1988
ISBN 1873431015
Edition reviewed 2nd (published 1992)
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
30.5 x 25.4
Number of pages 196
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None Present, but number not known Not known
Synopsis Chapters include:
  • The History and Development of Greens and Greenkeeping Prior to 1945
  • The Sea MarshTurf Controversy
  • Bowling Green Evolution
  • The Cotula Greens of New Zealand
  • Modern Bowling Green Construction and Maintenance
  • Assessment of a Green and Calendar of Required Work
  • Modern Bowling Green Maintenance: Mechanical Work; Fertilizer, Lime and Top Dressing; Control of Weeds, Moss, Pests and Diseases; Miscellaneous Work
  • Appendix A: A Survey of pH, Phosphate and Potash Levels
  • Appendix B: The Playing Quality of Level Bowling Greens

This book has been superseded by All About Bowls - The History, Construction & Maintenance of Bowling Greens - a revised and updated version published in 2008.