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With the season fast approaching, an overwhelming number of greenkeepers made their way to the recent Dennis and SISIS Bowling Green Maintenance Seminar, in order to gain advice and tips on best practice. 

The popular seminars, which are…

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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.

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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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Open forum activity

Andrew Betteridge replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Anyone looking for a subcontractor at affordable rates?
"The posts  on nextdoor.co.uk are enough to make you cry at times."
1 hour ago
Darren B, Chris Bradley and Lucy Tavener joined Landscape Juice Network
4 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Chris Bradley's discussion Strimming techniques Need help!!
"Use a strimmer with a D handle and use a shoulder strap not a harness, you can then set the height of the strimmer constantly so that should stop the scalping."
5 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Chris Bradley's discussion Strimming techniques Need help!!
"Practice. Maybe lengthen the strap a little so the strimmer hangs a touch lower. "
5 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Anyone looking for a subcontractor at affordable rates?
"If he charged £60 a day he could afford his own extension lead after a couple of days, sky’s the limit then."
5 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Chris Bradley's discussion Strimming techniques Need help!!
"Everyone has their own technique that they hone over the years, personally I like to strim from right to left with the strimmer head angle at about 30* on the 9o’clock/3o’clock plane. Longer, rougher grass I’m not so fussy about, just need to concen…"
5 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"Light on the dash, what are these luxuries you speak of? Even if there was a light it probably wouldn’t work, it’s a Land Rover!"
6 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"But that is what the light on the dashboard is for."
6 hours ago
Chris Bradley posted a discussion
Hi guys I’m new to the network love the community you have on here and I’ve learnt loads without been a member from browsing on google ive been doing maintenance for a year now as a job, I love it and I’m confident on all kit, apart from strimmers s…
7 hours ago
Tim Wallach posted discussions
8 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"It’s a genius system, it even lets you know when you’re out of oil when it stops dripping on the driveway."
8 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"I agree, oil changes on a mower can be completed in 5mins and cost less than a pint down your local. Bit of a tongue-in-cheek comment comparing it to the Landy! Although small top-ups are fine as part of day-to-day upkeep of our machines. I’ve never…"
8 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"Ah! Yes! Some vehicles like thirty year old Land Rover still use the constant flow oil change method. "
8 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Colin Anson's discussion Briggs engine - no oil change.
"Problem with this system is that there will always be some old oil in the engine.... even if it is highly diluted with the new oil...... that isn't doing its job properly.  I'll keep to the complete oil changes.... they really cost peanuts on a mowe…"
12 hours ago
Geoffrey King replied to Ben Gooding's discussion Plant labelling printer
"Hi Ben,  You will find most label systems are geared towards large nurseries, where they provide label with the plug or plant to 'grow on' or sell.  The main supplier of the plastic hort labels is 'up here' in Kirkbymoorside
Other options are loop &…"
12 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Neal's discussion Rotavator choice
"Hire one per job and charge it out. How many times do you think you’ll need one? I actually do own one, a vintage Templar Tiller, it’s actually quite good for most light jobs and it will do heavy digging, it just takes a while compared to a heavy-du…"
13 hours ago
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