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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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Synthetic Success at Bloxham School

Tom Hall, deputy head groundsman at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has reported excellent results from using SISIS equipment to maintain the school’s two synthetic sports surfaces.

With a rich history that can be traced as far back as 1853,…

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Stephen Green, head groundsman at The Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, has his work cut out with four full-size natural turf pitches, a new synthetic pitch as well as a grass athletics track. However, his decision to…

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John Fulton replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Agree on the theory and practical application which provides a basic foundation to anything but its the passion of the individual for doing something which drives a better understanding and hones technique .  Many trainers don't progress beyond thei…"
20 minutes ago
Paul Doyle replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"his or her field.."
39 minutes ago
Paul Doyle replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"id have to seriously disagree there. Every gardener should have a broad knowledge of his field. practical and theoretical.neither should be seen as better than the other. rather essential to developing a multi skilled individual. education teaches y…"
40 minutes ago
Paul Doyle replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"I see what your saying but I wouldnt necessarily agree. what kind of experience has that person obtained in those 5 years? the guy with the tickets might be raring to get his hands dirty ... or not...its never clearcut.."
47 minutes ago
John Fulton replied to Phil Voice's discussion How do you define 'fully qualified' in our industry?
"Plus who trains the trainers ?   I have had some highly  incompetent teachers over the years with paper qualifications bluffing their way ?  On one course i wont mention the industry but the trainers had simply done a course got tickets and were dup…"
2 hours ago
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Terracottem

Hi All, I was wondering has anybody come accross a product for soil improvement call Terracottem.The link below goes into the details of how it works,but I feel it could be a very interesting product for gardeners for the future, with a suitable…

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Warning Stihl

I got a nasty surprise & a cut finger      Something has come out of the casing & it's very sharp.  So disappointing as I had the previous cutter for 15 years of commercial use & no problems. This one has only had a few years of very light use. …

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11 Replies · Reply by Peter Davis 3 hours ago