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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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Nigel Mortimore, Head Groundsman at Topsham Rugby Football Club, is a strong believer in first impressions – and his SISIS Quadraplay is helping him to create a pitch that opposition teams will long remember.   

A retired Physical Education teacher, N

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Two SISIS machines have helped Ian Fraser, Head Greenkeeper at Pitmedden Bowls Club in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, turn around the fortunes of the green and transform it into one of the best in Scotland.

Ian and his family have a long affinity with Pitmedde

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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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Dennis and SISIS are celebrating an impressive decade of groundcare seminars this year. In this article, we look at the history and development of the seminars and how they have proved to be so beneficial for so many of the unsung heroes in a wide va

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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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The aptly named Storm Dennis certainly didn’t prevent the annual Dennis and SISIS groundcare seminar from going ahead, and by all accounts it once again inspired, educated and offered real solutions. 

Hosted at the Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirate

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Dennis and SISIS Groundcare Seminar 2020

The Dennis and SISIS 2020 Groundcare Seminar will take place at Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Riverside on Tuesday 18th February and is yet again set to educate and inspire.

Sports turf is the theme and a wide range of volunteers and professio

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Syn-Pro a clean sweep at Colliers Park

The Syn-Pro SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweeper by SISIS is providing Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager, at Colliers Park, with a certain peace of mind.

Welsh football recently received a boost after a new training and development c

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SISIS keeps turf healthy at Colliers Park

Two SISIS machines are helping to keep the natural grass pitches clean and healthy at Colliers Park according to Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager.

Colliers Park in Gresford, Wales has recently benefitted from a major renovation following th

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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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SISIS Osca justifies pitch investment

Once Warwick School had decided to invest in a new synthetic pitch, Grounds Manager Duncan Toon felt that the SISIS Osca 3 tractor-mounted oscillating brush was the only machine that could maintain the new surface effectively and truly justify the ma

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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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SISIS Variseeder: The Master at Matlock  

 

Derek McJannet, head greenkeeper at Matlock Golf Club, claims that the SISIS Variseeder 1300 has proved to be a fantastic asset and has signalled some huge improvements to the stunning course in Derbyshire.

Founded in 1906, Matlock Golf Club is situa

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Honey Badger replied to Stuart white's discussion Quick books or other digital accounts.
"Hi all, I don't use any software, I do it the old fashioned way. I understand that where went to be under the watchful digital eye of the government by 2023🙄
My question is, do you need a business account to run accounting software? Because I don't…"
38 minutes ago
Adrian Noble replied to Mike Strange's discussion Artificial lawn instillation
"Hi Mike.
What software do you use for your cleaning business?"
1 hour ago
Adrian Noble replied to Mike Strange's discussion Artificial lawn instillation
"Laying artifical lawns only kills the garden / lawn care business, and destroyes nature."
1 hour ago
Mike Strange replied to Mike Strange's discussion Artificial lawn instillation
"Thanks, having read the reply's i think i will stick to our core business which is real grass and build our business around that....maybe over time get into artificial for specific niche areas."
2 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Advertisement
"Angela - Check a trade doesnt work if you are a gardener with a round of regulars... you only get up their lists if you are constantly getting clients to review you..... and it cost me over £1,000 for a year's membership, that you can't get out of…"
3 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Advertisement
"Morning Angela , I might contact some of the parish councils today to see about advertising, we have a local magazine that goes out across the areas which is £66 per month , I've used if a free times and received some good jobs from it but there's a…"
4 hours ago
Angela Sharp replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Advertisement
"I started advertising in local church mags in the areas I preferred to work and have had very good results, indeed fantastic value for money from one area in particular as it's elicited most of my regular clients. It's interesting that an ad in one…"
10 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Mike Strange's discussion Artificial lawn instillation
"Sorry mate I only lay the real deal , keeps us coming back with the mower 😊"
15 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Mike Strange's discussion Artificial lawn instillation
"I agree with Andrew. As a gardener who has made a living in garden/grounds maintenance and soft landscaping I think it’s a very bad idea. People think that artificial turf is a fit and forget option. It isn’t.
It has to be maintained. It needs to be…"
16 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Income Protection
"Karsten. I too pay out monthly for Income Protection and I too am with the Exeter..... Having read your points and others responses, I am thinking I might just cancel it all together.  "
16 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Mike Strange's discussion Artificial lawn instillation
"Personally as a gardener I cannot recommend the use of artificial turf except in exceptional circumstances. To me it is another product designated to landfill and as such has no environmental merit at all. "
16 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Clive's discussion Walk behind seed, lawn fertiliser spreader
"This is a useful post as I am considering buying one too for occasional  use. "
16 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Phil Voice's discussion Rise in artificial lawns threatens Britain's wildlife
"This thread is 6 years old but I've seen plenty ripped up and replaced with turf. Once a cat has shit on the stuff snd leaves composted in it. The appeal after 5 years really has worn off. The REAL grass is always greener. I accept in the right…"
22 hours ago
Adrian Noble replied to Phil Voice's discussion Rise in artificial lawns threatens Britain's wildlife
"I think that it should be subject to Planning Permission from the local Council.
Astro Turf and the likes are OK for sports grounds, but when it comes to private gardens it has nothing to add to eco system within the garden, in fact it destroys a…"
23 hours ago
John F replied to Mark's discussion Long handle Graft
"Are these tools better than a manual post hole auger or post hole spade . ? 
Also What timber post hole depth is recommended for a row of 6ft fence panels ? 
Many Thanks "
23 hours ago
Mike Strange posted a discussion
Quick questionWe are launching our gardening service business over the next month or so and are just going for standard maintenance, lawn mowing, hedge trimming, weeding, lawn mowing etc, nothing to extravagant untill we are more established ( we…
23 hours ago
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Hedge Combing ?

Is there such a technique as '' hedge combing '' not cutting !I have had a request to comb a hedge which surrounds  garden . I have not seen the hedge but its described as evergreen and long but they dont know for sure .  never had to comb a hedge…

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