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Dennis & SISIS and Bowls England have announced a new five-year partnership which is aimed at improving playing surfaces, increasing participation and helping to safeguard the future of the sport.

Passionate about helping everyone get the most out of

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Versatile Variseeder key to overseeding

The versatile SISIS Variseeder 1300 has been key to overseeding without disruption according to Simon Marshall, Head Greenkeeper at Wishaw Golf Club.

Simon has been working at the golf club in the West Midlands for an impressive 26 years. It could, ho

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Dennis and SISIS and the Staffordshire Football Association have announced a new partnership which is set to benefit grassroots pitches throughout the county.

For nearly 100 years Dennis and SISIS have been providing world class turf maintenance equip

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Greenkeeper Mark Piper claims that the SISIS Supaturfman has made a remarkable difference to the green at Maldon Bowling Club in Essex.

Maldon, one of the most respectable bowling clubs in Essex, was founded in 1908.

Historically, the green itself was

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After the withdrawal of certain chemicals, Adi Porter, Course Manager at Greetham Valley Golf Club, has found the SISIS Flexibrush to be an ideal solution for dispersing worm casts.

Adi has been working at the East Midlands club for nearly thirty year

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Leaf collection was once a three-man job but is now a one-man job according to Mark Jaques, deputy head greenkeeper at Gillingham Golf Club – thanks to the SISIS Litamina 1200.

Gillingham Golf Club has been situated in Medway, Kent for well over a cen

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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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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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1st Garden Maintenance replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Andrew . Perkins replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I am a bad businessman  ( very bad reading through the comments and previous threads ) I do quite a lot for £10 + some even less  poststamp lawns but avoid unless next to other jobs  . Its not worth pricing hourly not here to many throw a wobbler if…"
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Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Graham Taylor replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I suspect the majority of your customers differ from the ones a lot of us have.   It's not "dancing to the tune of professionals" etc.   My "domestic" customers like to know when I'm coming to give me access to the rear garden and provide that…"
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John F replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Billybop replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
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Billybop replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Everyone works differently but I find regular routines tedious so I tend to have a list of which gardens are due to be done, and make it up as I go along. Certain jobs yes it's courteous to give clients a bit of notice, a phone call or text to ask…"
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I was just doing a search online about rates for mowing lawns. Below are the suggested rates from checkatrade. I'm not asking people for their rates. However, I would be grateful for any feedback. Based on the suggested average, I wouldn't be able…

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Stihl hla85

Hla85 suddenly stopped working,3 red lights flashing on battery(fully charged), lubed blades,can move blades manually by turning gear,read something somewhere about a dirty sensor switch?can anyone help ,where is this switch located ,or can anyone…

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