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Clive Brown, a volunteer groundsman, has praised the SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk. 5 after it helped him pick up an award for the best ground in the Lincolnshire Cricket Premier League.  

“In terms of loyalty, I like to think that I’m old school,” said Cliv

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The removal of Carbendazim from the groundcare market meant that St Albans School needed an alternative solution to combating worm casts and they found exactly what they were looking for in the SISIS Quadraplay.

Ian Smith, turf consultant for St Alban

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Dennis and SISIS will feature a wide range of quality turf maintenance products on booth 1122 at the Golf Industry Show (GIS), which is taking place at the Orlando Convention Center, Florida on January 29-30.

From tee to green, Dennis and SISIS provid

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Dennis and SISIS off to Sunshine State

Dennis and SISIS are heading to West Palm Beach, Florida on January 13-16, to exhibit at the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference & Exhibition.

The British manufacturers have exhibited at the show for a number of years, which takes place

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Andrew Brough, head groundsman at Wolverhampton Rugby Union Football Club, claims that the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system, has helped him in his personal quest to improve the standard of pitches.

It is safe to say that Andrew is Wolve

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Gary Barnfield, head greenkeeper at Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire, claims the SISIS Flexibrush has proved to be an ideal solution for controlling worm casts.

Oswestry Golf Club is a mature parkland 18 hole course set in the glorious Shropshire coun

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Head greenkeeper Michael Burgin has reported hugely successful results from using the SISIS TM1000 tractor mounted heavy duty scarifier to combat high levels of thatch on the greens at Normanby Hall Golf Club.

This delightful golf course in Scunthorpe

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A volunteer groundsman at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club in the West Midlands has praised the SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system after the club purchased it based on a recommendation from Keith Kent, head groundsman for the RFU.

Founded i

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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 event, which

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Lawrence Ryan, course manager at Overstone Park Resort, believes that the SISIS tractor mounted Flexibrush delivers fantastic results on the picturesque fairways at the Northampton based golf course. 

Set in 193 acres of Victorian countryside, Oversto

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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 2011, the D

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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 School is

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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 events.

"The seminar

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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, The Waterlo

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Lee Ballard, senior groundsperson at the University of Kent (UKC) in Canterbury, believes that his new SISIS Flexicomb is the perfect tool to help extend the life of one of the University’s synthetic sports surfaces.

Canterbury in Kent may well be kno

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Derby County head groundsman Nathan Scarff has praised the SISIS Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 tractor mounted aerator for all-year-round use to keep the playing surface at the iPro Stadium in peak condition.

The Javelin Aer-Aid 1500 from SISIS not only aerate

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Open forum activity

Billybop replied to Will's discussion Going Electric
"had some of the first generation stihl ap80 batteries made in 2008 or 2009 recently fully working, no noticeable decline in performance. sold them with a second hand hedge trimmer as a package deal and had no complaints, i had bought these packs in…"
45 minutes ago
dan replied to dan's discussion Compost teas and DIY liquid bio fertilizers in lawn care
"Looks like even if you bought compost tea products you might be able to cover 25 hectares for around £300 -- interesting to hear your local farmer having a go, seems a lot of golf courses have now gone organic to repair massively damaged soil struct…"
48 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Will's discussion Going Electric
"We use the AP300 batteries and have a mix of AL500 and AL300 chargers. Both these chargers are intelligent and stop running once charged...
The AL500 chargers are handy if you wish to charge in a hurry..
We've had the batteries for a few years and n…"
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Paul Doyle replied to Lawncare-4u.co.uk's discussion Greasing battery hedge trimmers.
"😂😂😂😂.... "
1 hour ago
Will replied to Will's discussion Going Electric
"Thanks everyone for the continued advice.
I'm going to go for the FSA90, the HLA65 and 85 and 2 x 300aps' to start with, with a view to getting the 86 hedge trimmer and a ap200 for it in the future.
The run times on a blower doesn't seem worth it.
I…"
1 hour ago
GaryRK replied to Lawncare-4u.co.uk's discussion Greasing battery hedge trimmers.
"Had to do a double take of that post on my mobile ..... 😬"
1 hour ago
Kris Baker replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"I don't do enough work in the garden to have a repetitive injury, but I'm sat at computer all day long and some years ago got RSI in my (mouse) wrist. DOC told me it would be with me for life ... I got a mouse mat with a Gel wrist-rest as recommende…"
5 hours ago
Martin Haskell replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"My daughter bought a pair of Darla Japanese secateurs for an art project, I've used them a couple of times, they seem quite robust, compact and easy to use. not sure how they would last in professional daily use though.
in my former local authority…"
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Etesia UK posted a blog post
Etesia UK has reported a huge uptake in its Buffalo ride-on mowers – a powerful range that offers an eco-friendly alternative to its diesel-powered counterparts.It is common knowledge that grounds maintenance professionals are increasingly exploring…
7 hours ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"My heart sank when I was presented with some rotating handle felcos one Christmas, a bout of tennis elbow showed me how effective the rotating handle was for relieving strain, now use them most of the time."
7 hours ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Secateurs
"I often have 2 sets of secateurs, one for rough, 1 for fine when going through mixed/herbaceous borders. And again up ladders, left and right side. Not gone as far as getting lefties for the ladder work yet!"
7 hours ago
Kris Baker replied to dan's discussion Compost teas and DIY liquid bio fertilizers in lawn care
"No personal experience, but was surprised that a farmer local to me, about 4,000 acres of Arable, was talking about it. No idea where he will get the compost from to make that much tea! ... but he already chucks some molasses in the tank to help soi…"
7 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
Groundwork contractor Trefor Jones, has praised the quality of Mansfield Sand’s Equestrian Silica product after he recently completed the construction of an impressive Manege.Trefor, based in Rutland, East Midlands, specialises in the construction o…
8 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to Lawncare-4u.co.uk's discussion Greasing battery hedge trimmers.
"I grease my pellenc every 8 hours... that's what they tell me to do anyway!!"
9 hours ago
dan posted a discussion
Does anyone make their own compost teas and liquid bio fertilzers for the use in lawn care and / or plant care ? Seems to be a growing area with a lot more suppliers offering a wide range of products you 'brew up' and then apply to help soil heath e…
9 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Lawncare-4u.co.uk's discussion Greasing battery hedge trimmers.
"A useful little tip I've found with my HSA86.................... the gearbox used to fill up with bits of debris from whatever I was cutting. If you use a small blob of silicone sealant on top of the blades where they leave the casing... then replac…"
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Rhus typhinia tiger eyes

Evening one and all,Has anyone got good feedback on using The small shrub Rhus typhina tiger eyes?. I wanted to plant it by the front door of my house, with a bamboo root blocker around it.If it is likely to escape and run like Ronnie Biggs, then I…

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