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SISIS Quadraplay helps new groundsman

Lawrence Brown may have only just embarked on a career in groundsmanship (2 months in fact) but he’s already chosen the perfect partner to help him at Ilford Rugby Club in the form of a SISIS Quadraplay.

Ilford Wanderers Rugby Football Club has been e

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Synthetic sports surfaces require a good maintenance programme in place from the very beginning. Failure to maintain the surface could lead to issues such as compaction, loss of porosity, inconsistent playing characteristics, damaged fibres and conta

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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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Graham Taylor replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"it does actually break down quite quickly in the soil and if you're spraying the leaves with minimal soil contact, can't see it being a problem.... it really is good stuff"
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Garden makeover shows vs customer expectations. A rant. I'm not normally one for ranting on social media, but I spotted a question in one of the landscaping forums on a well known social media platform this weekend - all about qualifying the…
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Adam Woods replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"I'm doing the same thing with Spanish Bluebells - the first year I got them down by around 70%, last year a few more, now this year, a few are just starting to poke through, and they will be removed one by one  - next year there should be none that…"
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Glen Stillman replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"Wild garlic are pretty tough bulbs and I don't think glyphosate will be very effective. I wouldn't want to use the other chemicals you mention in a border as they hang around in the soil for too long. "
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David Benson replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"24D is suposed to be efetive but it may take up to 4 years to get rid you spray at the back end of the year "
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David Benson replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Any ideas what to do with this please guys n girls...
"the site seems to be on a slope if it is the stream or spring running under the lawn could you pipe it away or under the lawn 
the lawn will have got comacted and will need airating and maby top dressing and seeding with a mix that is sutable for…"
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Geoff Norfolk replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"Never dealt with wild garlic but I suspect it's one of these "weeds" that will be impossible to get rid of by digging............ there will always be something left.   Once there's some decent growth in the spring, I'd try a herbicide.... Roundup…"
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Glen Stillman replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"As above, more digging I'm afraid. It's a prolific self seeder, so if it's been allowed to flower and seed in the past you won't get rid of it in one season. "
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Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Cheers Peter I find that reassuring, thanks"
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Peter kermarrec replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"It could of been the front trigger handle jamming and yes it was very wet at the time. Thanks for your feedback billy"
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John F replied to Gaz's discussion Wild garlic
"They go to great lengths to protect wild garlic on the lane where i live but it gets in garden borders and takes over . 
I tend to dig it out before it flowers to reduce the bulk its a painstaking job not to be rushed , I personally like it when its…"
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Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Was it possible Peter that the bar on the handle nearest the blades was jammed into the on position by a small piece of twig or other debris. And you squeezed the rear triggers and the machine ran.  Or did it happen when you picked the machine up by…"
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Honey Badger replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Any ideas what to do with this please guys n girls...
"I just use straight up sharp sand from the builders merchant,I've never noticed any negative effects to lawns or plants, in over a a decade of using it. I'm sure some purist's would disagree, but it works and is much cheaper than washed Hort sand.…"
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Wild garlic

Last year I took over the maintenance of a garden, there is a border approx 30m X 2m that had loads of wild garlic growing, I spent ages digging the bulbs out but already there is loads appearing again, has anyone got any ideas how this can be…

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Stihl hsa 86

Hi i am looking at moving over to the stihl battery tools and i am looking for pro and cons of the stihl battery tools is it worth moving over from petrol and how do people rate the stihl hse 86 hedge cutter?

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