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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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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…

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SISIS success at Shrewsbury School

Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has reported excellent results from using a range of SISIS equipment to maintain the School’s widely praised sports pitches.

Shrewsbury School is one of the country's leading…

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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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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…

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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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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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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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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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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…

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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, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin…

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SISIS the solution at the VMAC

Sergio Pedroza, Fields & Grounds Manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, recently purchased three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers and has reported significant improvements on both the indoor synthetic…

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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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dan replied to James King's discussion planting a pyracantha firethawn hedge and fruit trees dying?
"planting wont be a piece of cake if they are of a medium size ! "
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Paul Doyle replied to James King's discussion planting a pyracantha firethawn hedge and fruit trees dying?
"Haha yeah it takes no prisoners alrite!! I think to avoid that problem it has to be at least twice trimmed a year. A once a year heavy pruning is only for sadists....."
22 minutes ago
Paul Doyle replied to James King's discussion Seeding after scarifying
"Yes your correct Andrew, I was'nt thinking of heavy moss infestation...."
27 minutes ago
Andrew Watts replied to James King's discussion Seeding after scarifying
"It's a balance; lots of damp live moss, and the scarify is less effective vs removing dried out dead moss that was treated a couple of weeks beforehand.
So I look to treat first if very heavy moss, then scarify at least a week later. If light moss,…"
46 minutes ago
ian moore replied to ian moore's discussion need help !!! landscaping back garden!!
"hi gary!!! thanks so much for your reply  and great advice,, i did think it woul be too clumpy , i hadve so many different levels around the garden to get the finish if that makes sense, its been driving me mad thinking about it ha ha !!! so you sug…"
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Gary Bashford replied to ian moore's discussion need help !!! landscaping back garden!!
"Hi Ian,
I would make the effort to remove the turf first. It will be a LOT easier to do this than try to level the area when full of chopped up turf clumps.
We normally strip the turf, then go over the area with a stone burier to give a great finish…"
4 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Ramps for mower
"Hi Jessica, I use a couple of lengths of decking board, works fine."
6 hours ago
Etesia UK posted a blog post
John Maxwell, managing director at Inverallan Landscapes, has reported a number of benefits from using the Etesia Hydro 80 MKHP ride-on mower.Established in 1998, Inverallan Landscapes is a family run business based in Stirling. Over the past 21 yea…
9 hours ago
Jessica Bateman posted a discussion
I'm looking for recommendations for a company that supplies some light weight ramps for mower use into my LWB Ford connect?
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Paul Doyle replied to James King's discussion Seeding after scarifying
"In my experience that's the better method. Scarifying first then iron to kill off the remaining moss. But there is a liquid iron product out now which you spray on first before scarifying,which they tell me is better(ferway is the product name here)…"
11 hours ago
Mark replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"Hi Andrew
I use the billy goat mainly when I scarify, usually on the larger lawns. ( hate raking for what can seem like hours ! ) - leaves a great finnish, and shortens the clear up time dramatically!
I've sometimes thought about selling it, but whe…"
11 hours ago
ian moore posted a discussion
hi there am lanscaping back garden new turf to be put down , have just used a turf cutter and rotavator on front garden it was hard wrok and that was not really a flat surface , the back garden however is a nighmare !! its all slopey and want to mov…
12 hours ago
ian moore is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
13 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to Glen Stillman's discussion Metal pre-fab sheds
"My parents had one when I was a kid as above hundreds of nuts bolts etc and you could have still ripped the door open with your hands. It eventually blow a couple of hundred metres down the street in a storm
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20 hours ago
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Metal pre-fab sheds

Evening all. I'm in the process of moving house and the new house does not currently have a very secure garage / shed / workshop. I'm looking for something to throw up quickly. Maybe to keep long term, but will probably need to be moved.  I've had a…

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