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With the season fast approaching, an overwhelming number of greenkeepers made their way to the recent Dennis and SISIS Bowling Green Maintenance Seminar, in order to gain advice and tips on best practice. 

The popular seminars, which are…

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The Dennis and SISIS Groundcare Seminar took place at St. Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 19 February with delegates all claiming it was a huge success.

For a number of years, the Dennis and SISIS pre-season indoor…

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Dennis & SISIS have announced an exciting new free-to-attend Groundcare Seminar which has been designed with education in mind for those involved in groundcare on a variety of sports turf topics.

The seminar, which will take place at…

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Dennis Razor shows its quality at Mapperley

According to deputy head greenkeeper and mechanic Michael Dickson, there has been a notable improvement in the quality of the greens at Mapperley Golf Club in Nottingham since purchasing two Dennis Razor mowers.

Mapperley is a beautiful…

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A visit to the Dennis stand on E070 at IOG SALTEX 2018 will show how the company’s range of world class turf maintenance equipment enables turf professionals to benefit from cutting edge technology. 

 Taking centre stage on the Dennis…

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Over 130 cricket groundsmen made their way to Cheltenham College for the second ever Dennis and SISIS’ Cricket Pitch Renovation Day, which featured a mix of thought provoking indoor presentations and outdoor practical demonstrations.

The…

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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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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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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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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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The national football team won’t be the only team of professionals flying from England to Russia this summer. In fact, a whole fleet of Dennis G860 cylinder mowers will already be making their mark in Russia before the England squad is even…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced key dates and locations for their 2018 bowling green maintenance seminars.

Committed to educating greenkeepers and raising the standards of bowling greens, Dennis and SISIS have long supported the sport of…

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Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.

Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious Shrewsbury…

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The first of the 2018 Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminars has been announced and will take place at the Ipswich & District Indoor Bowls Club on Tuesday 13th March.

Dennis and SISIS have a long history of…

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Dennis and SISIS heading to STMA 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing a range of market leading turf maintenance equipment at the 2018 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference and Exhibition, which will be taking place January 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas.

As the…

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Scarifying - tines or blades

Hoping for a bit of advice regarding the above - is there a rule of thumb around which is better in different circumstances? I have a couple of lawns with a very heavy thatch build up and wondered which is going to be best to tackle it

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