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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.

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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.

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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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After embarking on a three-day round journey to attend a Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminar in Perth, Scotland, Mike Bailey - secretary and treasurer of the Lerwick Outdoor Bowling Club,…

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New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf on one of the club’s training fields.

When Dan Shemesh was looking for a machine that would…

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John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion The acceptable level of scarifying
"Full credit to the lawn guy on this one , problem acknowledged and work in progress to resolve free of charge , even going the extra mile , brilliant service fueled by integrity . "
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John Fulton and dan are now friends
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Peter replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"I've had to do this numerous times over the years and never enjoy it.  Some customers are fine with it but others seem to expect you to keep the same rate year in year out.  It can be difficult when it's a longer term customer where there is some lo…"
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Jack Chapman replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"A £1 increase on a £20 job is 5%. Nothing wrong with adding a pound or two at a time."
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Dave F replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"Hi all, I’ve struggled with this a little bit as the majority of my customers are regular lawn cuts/maintenance so tend to be £15/£20 per visit.......to increase by 2%/3% each year is what I’d like to do but would equate to a 40p/60p increase which…"
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Joe McWilliams replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"thankyou so much.I think chamfered is the thing."
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David Benson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"if you do it yearly it will be a smaller jump than doing it every 2nd year and a lot will not question it , if any complain about it replace them after all you are there to make a living "
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David Benson replied to Alan reeves's discussion Gardening a safe way to make a living
"there is a lot of poisonous plants some of wich are quite common. the Alnwick garden at Alnwick castle has a fenced off area of poisnous plants "
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Ben Pritchard replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion What herbicide to kill bamboo
"Hammer drill it into little bits? Or spray it off and turn the raised bed into a bench?"
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alastair hobart is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
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Phil Voice replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"Any good sawmill would be able to cut wood to your spec. Look for one that has pressure treatment facilities. If they don't champfer then buy a cheapr router and a chapfering bit and do it yourself
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Graham Taylor replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"I think you'll find the picture actually shows a picture of an edge that has been "radiused" ( ie rounded")  rather than "chamfered" where a flat is created at 45 degrres to the post side which makes it a lot easier for Joe to measure his 1" wide. 
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Neal Barker @ Etesia uk replied to Alan reeves's discussion Gardening a safe way to make a living
"there are many plants in the uk which come under the poisonous / dangerous clasification but most really are down to the reaction they cause some people when they come in contact with the sap's as there more corstic on fair to sensitive skins, this…"
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Price increase

Evening people. Just wondering how others approach the issue of increasing rates(wording, time of the year, do you find many current customers question you on it? And do you reply without offending them)  Thanks look forward to your replies.

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