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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 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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Open forum activity

Paul Doyle replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"Hahaha  I know what you mean. Good tips there though. I have the petrol Echo combi at the minute which is good but heavy. I changed over to battery pellenc for the hand held trimmer, very good by the way,  My dealer doesnt recommend the long handled…"
8 hours ago
paul watson replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"maybe 35mm, I am useless at estimating, thats why I am skint
 "
9 hours ago
paul watson replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"never had it jam and you know what its like, you are u the ladders , you are lokking at something thick, dont want to get down for the pole pruner/long reach loppers so persevere with the hedgetrimmer, after about 20 seconds it has got through a bra…"
9 hours ago
Paul Doyle posted a discussion
Evening all,Has anyone got feedback on Instagram as a means of procuring work, or on the hole has the experience of those who have been busy with it been just reward for the investment in time put in??BestPaul
9 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"Hi Paul,
Can it  take rough work, or does it jam on the heavier stuff??
Paul"
10 hours ago
Scott Cooper is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
11 hours ago
Neal posted a discussion
I've recently quoted to tidy up a commercial area that hasn't been touched in a year , they have also asked for a price for a maintenace call every 6w after an initial tidy up.whilst I know everyone is different , is there pointers to give me regard…
12 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"So you should be ok with a new model Chris. It seems it's those of us with the older ones who are in the dark like Paul and myself. 
I like the steroids bit Paul. Glad I'm not the only one who can find it a bit unwieldy at times:)"
12 hours ago
Paul Errington replied to Rob's discussion ideal fencing protection to keep large dog in garden.
"Probably a bit late to reply, but I think the fact that the dog never goes near the perimeter (Graham Taylor, June 18th) speaks volumes for whether or not it hurts! I bought a system, in the States, several years ago in an attempt to keep our Workin…"
12 hours ago
paul watson replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"I have the hsa86 as well and that cuts great, I know the newer madels have the sticker on which shows rain and are meant to be ok as are the newer ,orange ended batteries but finding out definitively if i would be covered for using it in the rain is…"
13 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"Hi Paul
I've got the whole machine really wet a couple of times but have tried to not let too much water get into the battery compartment which is fairly easy as it's facing down most of the time. I don't think it would be good to get too much water…"
13 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to Millie Smith's discussion What to do with an oversized Cherry Laurel?
"I would agree with Dan,
I would bite the bullet and take the height and sides down to what is manageable in one slap 3-4m max,,, sides back to 1.5m approx.My objective would be to create a form that can be pruned hard once, maybe twice a year or whe…"
13 hours ago
C Powell replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"Thanks Jim
Chris
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19 hours ago
Steven Mills replied to Tony @SM's discussion Kubota pro mowers
"Tony - If you're tempted by a Honda then take a look at the HRD 536. We've used these for years now and they're a good machine especially if you're on your own.They are lighter and easier to move around than the pro version as well as being cheaper.…"
23 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion what will safely remove wax from van paintwork
"I went to get some thinners from the auto shop the guy said it would be fine to use on the paint but suggested i could try some car panel paint preparation wipes for £1.49 which are designed to remove grease , they contain PC35 whatever that is smel…"
23 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Tony @SM's discussion Kubota pro mowers
"L&S engineers sell a high lift blade that fits Kaaz type mowers I think its sold as a Honda LM530 or something like that but it will fit your 21 inch kubota."
yesterday
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Evening all, Has anyone got feedback on Instagram as a means of procuring work, or on the hole has the experience of those who have been busy with it been just reward for the investment in time put in?? Best Paul

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Pricing for commercial work

I've recently quoted to tidy up a commercial area that hasn't been touched in a year , they have also asked for a price for a maintenace call every 6w after an initial tidy up. whilst I know everyone is different , is there pointers to give me…

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