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Dennis and SISIS heading to STMA 2018

Dennis and SISIS will be showcasing a range of market leading turf maintenance equipment at the 2018 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference and Exhibition, which will be taking place January 16-19 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Etesia UK dealers recently visited the company’s HQ and factory in Wissembourg, France to see their state-of-art factory and production line.

More than 15 dealers, made up of new and existing companies, took part in three days of visits and…

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No Place like Home

It’s time to cosy up for the months ahead as nature shakes off its greenery and drifts off to sleep – yes Winter’s here! Winter is a beautiful season of serenity when we tend to slow down in tune with nature.

There’s no place like home at…

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Even in our local area, not many people know the true scale of the works that we can offer - basically if its grass (of virtually any description), we can offer services to help you maintain it, improve it, or even prepare the ground and reseed…

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SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

The very first SALTEX Innovation Award celebrated the best in brand new grounds care technology when the show took place at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017.

Making its debut, the…

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After embarking on a three-day round journey to attend a Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminar in Perth, Scotland, Mike Bailey - secretary and treasurer of the Lerwick Outdoor Bowling Club,…

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Etesia UK, the distributor of Pellenc battery-powered tools in the UK and Ireland, has announced a special offer which will see customers save up to 50% of the purchase price of the ULiB1100…

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New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf on one of the club’s training fields.

When Dan Shemesh was looking for a machine that would…

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Open forum activity

Neal Rollingson posted a discussion
So I have been asked to plant around 200, 1 year old birches and it isn't  something I have ever done in such large quantities before and have no idea how to price  it up. Anybody have a better idea of what I should charge? 
3 hours ago
David Benson replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Repointing a patio
"have you lifted any of the flags to see what they are layed on because if you have to dig out and put hard core in there will be extra expence not forgeting waste removal
as for re pointing about £25 M2
no experiance with the pre mix"
12 hours ago
Rob Barker replied to B F's discussion Planting shrubs - how many per hour
"I subbed onto a site last year to plant up the common areas, the builder was charged per shrub depending on the size to supply and plant"
12 hours ago
Ian Bridgford updated their profile
13 hours ago
Ian Bridgford replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Repointing a patio
"I should add it is roughly 30 sqm. overall
Ian B"
14 hours ago
Ian Bridgford posted a discussion
Hi, I have laid a number of patios, but never had to re-point an old one.The patio in question covers the whole garden with soil borders.The slabs are all 45 x45 and there are 132 slabs in total.About 20 need to be lifted and relaid, maybe a few mor…
14 hours ago
paul doyle replied to P.Mckibbin's discussion Small (cheaper) Chipper
"Hi There,

If you work alone I wouldn't bother. It costs too much time. Iv found it far faster to load everything into the trailer and off to the recycle centre or to the next job. If I have a big job  that I know will take a few trailer loads, and…"
14 hours ago
Russell Cobley and Darren Walters are now friends
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16 hours ago
Paul Keeley updated their profile
16 hours ago
Benedict Simmons liked Robbie's blog post How to Revive a Worn Out Lawn
17 hours ago
John Fulton replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"Absolutely hate the stuff , weed seeds tend to germinate on the surface anyway , I tend to mulch around the base area of the new planting to try and surpress weed growth the new planting tends to expand more quickly and i also use a flat bottom wolf…"
18 hours ago
Jonathan Smith is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
21 hours ago
dan replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
" looking at alternatives to fit in with a more organic request -- and endless digging isnt viable
general weed supressing membranes are great but dont allow for the spreading nature of some plants or the later infilling with bulbs "
21 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"Isn't it easier to just delay the planting, let the weeds grow and then spray the lot with Roundup?"
22 hours ago
Chris replied to Anthony Toop's discussion Etesia pro46 belt change
"Crikey wasn’t aware, thanks Neal :)"
23 hours ago
dan replied to dan's discussion biodegradable weed control fabric
"yes -- and it looks as if jute doesnt have the strength to stop some weeds 'breaking through' -- they advise a total erradication of weeds prior to laying which kinda seems to destroy the point."
23 hours ago
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