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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…

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Syn-Pro by SISIS thrives at Beaumont

A range of Syn-Pro equipment by SISIS is helping Cameron Flitten, head groundsman for De Montfort University at Beaumont Park, keep the synthetic surfaces in impeccable condition.

With the emergence of synthetic surfaces becoming more…

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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…

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Dennis & SISIS have completed another successful season of insightful seminars which welcomed over 500 attendees at various venues throughout the UK.

Dennis & SISIS have, for a number of years, hosted free-to-attend educational…

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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…

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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 exhibiting at GIS 2019

Dennis & SISIS will be exhibiting at GIS (Golf Industry Show) 2019 which takes place at San Diego’s Convention Center on February 6-7.

GIS is one of the largest dedicated golf shows in the world and offers everyone involved in the…

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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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rose chaney posted a discussion
Is it OK to use degrasant to clean the blades ? prior to lube; with gloves on I watched a you tube recently where the man suggested spraying diesel on the blades regularly. He seemed to oppose all arguments against and I was wondering whether any ot…
1 hour ago
Phil Drew replied to Phil Drew's discussion Petrol Pole Trimmer recommendations
"Thanks all for responses. I have managed to find the last RBC2510 in the UK by going directly to Makita. I mostly trim hedges and the Makitas I mentioned before are just streets ahead of anything else I've tried - and I've tried a lot of options, in…"
2 hours ago
Jon Davidson replied to David Benson's discussion whats eating the leaves
"I've had metres and metres of hedging in a private estate riddled with suspected viburnum beetles. I had only seen 1 twice before but last week I must have had atleast 2 dozen I could have picked off as adults, the larvae feasting all year. I read u…"
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Progreen Weed Control posted a blog post
Biological controls have been around for a number of years with mixed results. Their use has now come to the fore with the pressure on users to reduce the volume of pesticides they are applying, together with the loss of key active ingredients.  The…
5 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to David Benson's discussion whats eating the leaves
"That looks like it might be adult Vine Weevil which is snacking!"
5 hours ago
David Benson replied to David Benson's discussion whats eating the leaves
"both photoes did not appear on the first post"
6 hours ago
David Benson posted a discussion
any ideas as to what is eating these hydranger leaves i do not think its slugs or snails as some of the holes are in the middle of the leaves 
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Progreen Weed Control replied to Gary RK's discussion How accurate is your business name / description ?
"You can certainly be pigeon-holed into a certain 'type' of business.
One that sticks in my memory -  My first big client who had a private estate, orchard, paddocks, herbaceous borders, ...the lot ! told me after I started that he did not interview…"
10 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
When Andy Jackson, grounds manager at Stoke City FC, trialled a number of different seed mixtures eight years ago, he felt that there was one in particular which was far superior and that was Limagrain UK’s MM60.From apprentice to grounds manager, A…
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Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Gary RK's discussion How accurate is your business name / description ?
"My business name doesn't tell people what I do, so I'm toying with changing it sometime in the near to medium future. Mind you, I change my focus now and again so I don't really want to make it too specific. I carry out two main areas of work just n…"
13 hours ago
David Benson replied to Jamie's discussion Stone - area coverage?
"that is the weight of 1m3 of stone, builders/ bulk bags only carry about .75m3 due to the load weight of 1 tonne per bag "
21 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Neal's discussion Bigger van vs trailer
"text message sent."
22 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Neal's discussion Bigger van vs trailer
"I go off road here in Derbyshire [we have hills here] and sometimes get 'cross axled', or in other words, I drive over moguls.I don't get stuck in the Hilux. But hey, it's all good. The L200 is one of the few other pickups I have considered owning.  "
22 hours ago
Geoffrey King replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"A retaining structure at 2m high, sounds like major work.  I agree with Andy, get a structural engineer involved.
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22 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"A quick Google search reveals its not difficult to do that.
http://www.hy-ten.co.uk/gabion-design-service"
22 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"Many years ago I used to prepare and submit plans to Building Control for extensions on houses and the like, for a two metre high structure with made up ground behind it I would run the design past a structural engineer and let them have that one on…"
23 hours ago
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