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Versatile Variseeder key to overseeding

The versatile SISIS Variseeder 1300 has been key to overseeding without disruption according to Simon Marshall, Head Greenkeeper at Wishaw Golf Club.

Simon has been working at the golf club in the West Midlands for an impressive 26 years. It could, ho

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Greenkeeper Mark Piper claims that the SISIS Supaturfman has made a remarkable difference to the green at Maldon Bowling Club in Essex.

Maldon, one of the most respectable bowling clubs in Essex, was founded in 1908.

Historically, the green itself was

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After the withdrawal of certain chemicals, Adi Porter, Course Manager at Greetham Valley Golf Club, has found the SISIS Flexibrush to be an ideal solution for dispersing worm casts.

Adi has been working at the East Midlands club for nearly thirty year

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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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Robbie posted a blog post
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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Thanks for that Vic. It's easy to get the wrong end of the stick with online comments, whereas a face to face chat over a pint or a cuppa, is so much easier.  People quite often take me the wrong way online, but in person, I'm always smiling.
You've…"
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1st Garden Maintenance replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"It looks as if that was written about ten years ago with those prices. You need to be charging £35+ an hour to make this business work."
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Andrew . Perkins replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I am a bad businessman  ( very bad reading through the comments and previous threads ) I do quite a lot for £10 + some even less  poststamp lawns but avoid unless next to other jobs  . Its not worth pricing hourly not here to many throw a wobbler if…"
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Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I’m good, I actually love a bit of banter. All my comments should be read as though they are spoken in a very relaxed and calm manner. That is always the intent behind them."
7 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Maybe I have been lucky, in that I come and go as I please. I never have set times for anything. I am never told or guided by clients as to what and when to do things. I think though that is isn’t luck, but rather the decades of hard work and…"
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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Yep it's been a wet week, but fortunately the rain has passed by overnight."
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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Whoops... sorry to have upset you."
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Graham Taylor replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I suspect the majority of your customers differ from the ones a lot of us have.   It's not "dancing to the tune of professionals" etc.   My "domestic" customers like to know when I'm coming to give me access to the rear garden and provide that…"
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From bunkers to greens, Martin Scothern – Head Greenkeeper at Wollaton Park Golf Club has long relied on a range of products from Mansfield Sand.Wollaton Park Golf Club in Nottingham is widely regarded as one of the finest parkland courses in the…
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John F replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Never liked other people in charge of my diary i find i can plan more efficiently with a flexible approach . 
I am constantly aware and anticipate growth in all my gardens and it makes me more productive . 
Often customers dont need to be present i…"
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Billybop replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"yes working next to a road can be hazardous as quite apart from the risks to ones self it can distract other road users"
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Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I wouldn’t last long if I were dancing to the tune of ‘professionals’ who ‘work in the city’. It has a touch of hierarchy to me. I wouldn’t be working around coffee mornings or personal trainers either. I have to say, you make them sound awful.
We…"
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Billybop replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Yes I gather it's been rough down there with Storm Aurore coming in from France, terrible flooding if the main stream media is to be believed. Nice here in the East Midlands which is not generally a high rainfall area to be fair although we did get…"
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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I quite enjoy my regular mowing days, probably now about 50% of my week and always the first 2 or 3 days.  It's the bread and butter work and makes me decent £££. The remainder of the week is freestyle, and gives me the flexibility to shift days…"
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Are these rates correct?

I was just doing a search online about rates for mowing lawns. Below are the suggested rates from checkatrade. I'm not asking people for their rates. However, I would be grateful for any feedback. Based on the suggested average, I wouldn't be able…

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Stihl hla85

Hla85 suddenly stopped working,3 red lights flashing on battery(fully charged), lubed blades,can move blades manually by turning gear,read something somewhere about a dirty sensor switch?can anyone help ,where is this switch located ,or can anyone…

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