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Wayne Lumbard, Head Groundsman at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has reason to celebrate. Not only has the team been promoted to the Premier League, but in his opinion the pitch is at the best it has ever been throughout his thirteen-year tenure at…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7 August and those wishing to attend are encouraged to register soon to avoid disappointment.

Since…

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Lee Bishop, Course Manager at Burnham Beeches Golf Club in South Buckinghamshire, has said that Limagrain UK’s range of Colour Splash flower mixtures have helped him to transform an unsightly area into a stunning display of vibrant flowers – much…

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from the School’s cricket wickets.

Set over 120 acres with approximately 800 pupils, Shrewsbury…

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The 2018 Dennis and SISIS Spring / Summer bowling green maintenance seminars finished in style with over 350 people in attendance across the eight venues and an overwhelming number of greenkeepers wanting to attend the educational…

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John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect machine to avoid disrupting the estate’s visitors.   

The Bodnant Estate, a…

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After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, drew up a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine turf mower saw off competition to receive a unanimous vote from himself and his team.

The…

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David Hodgson, groundsman and president at the Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club in Headingley, Leeds, believes that a lot more local cricket clubs would see significant improvements if they used a SISIS Rotorake TM1000 tractor mounted…

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James Bledge, Course Manager at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club in Deal, Kent, says he has successfully treated Dry Patch with monthly applications of Qualibra wetting agent.

Formed in 1892, Royal Cinque Ports is a Championship Links course…

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The Dennis FT510 and SISIS Dart are currently helping Mark Audin prepare the green at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool, for the biggest national tournament in the crown green bowling calendar.

Regarded as the ‘Wembley’ of crown green bowling,…

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Jim Gibbon replied to Colin Anson's discussion Conifer hedges
"I trimmed one about 3 weeks ago. Saw it yesterday and it's looking great."
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Sean Clarke replied to Colin Anson's discussion Conifer hedges
"Conifers should be fine, the only evergreens I find scorch after cutting are the glossier broad-leaved varieties such as box and laurel."
7 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Glen Stillman's discussion Azalea mulch
"Iron sulphate is great as a top dressing for ericaceous shrubs if they need it. Most bark chip mulches are acidic, so you’re best bet is to apply a iron top dressing with a bark chip mulch. Country Supplies in Hughenden is my go-to supplier for bark…"
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Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Conifer hedges
"Just done one today. Maybe not the best time but should be ok. Don’t cut too far back"
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John Powley replied to Allen Terry's discussion Mitox machines
"Garbage in my experience, a client had one of the multi tools, it was awful, unbalanced, vibrations, I could never ever get it set up properly and it would never run the same day to day.
I hated it with a passion."
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Craig Flatters replied to Gary RK's discussion “Fully Insured”
"If a flying stone hits someone. Serious injury etc...
I don't see how it works with anything fixable worth under £1000."
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