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Had another fantastic day in the sunshine folks, just a rake & strimmer today but it looks amazing.

I see a problem looming though, all the crud produced strimming to ground zero is mixed in with twiglet from phase one and it's building up in large loads.


God knows how I'll deal with that lot but progress is being made. Advise is welcome:)


I put my earliest photo of it here to show how impenetrable it was. Brambles were 5 feet up in this area.


I'm pleased with progress to say it's my first ever go at anything like this. No wonder you arborists are all so happy, it's really rewarding work. Plus the mother is pleased which is the objective.061f0e361dfc734f774798a5fbc8dcac.jpg9b62fae800c0a2cbc5c677ffdb43a338.jpg





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Have you got a mulching blade on the strimmer?


Best thing for all that is get a good fire going and pull it on with a rake

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I have this blade, it's wearing down but done some serious brambles whacking.
I've abused it hitting soil and roots but this heavy foliage needed tough treatment.

Might treat myself to a new blade as mine is much shorter now.9985c1c965fac0cce3c4be4b79dc3526.jpg

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Eliet make a shredder chipper. Our local dealer hires them out.
They have knives instead of a big blade.
Work well with green stuff apparently.

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We use one of those chippers on whispy vegetation , sharp blades and mixing in a balance of wood/leafy material at the same time works well.  

Got the aspen boat out again Bob

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Well Rough Hewn, thanks to a 30 day free trial of Amazon Prime, that blade arrived today.
All I can say is a big thank you. It made big piles of dry brambles into a much much smaller pile of short sticks.

They're now so small we're going to burn them in a metal bin tomorrow.

I kept the them going today of getting another big impact job done and revealed what was once a rear driveway and cut the grass.
Massive success again I feel.

Also prepped up for another back breaking ground clearance and rake down.

There's a horrid pile of holly looking at me now but I'll beat it one way or another.af15bb0348c46699718190a00dc0944a.jpgdb6294f13244edab79f3c4e87be98f70.jpg43b50f2921267358cd47b1ea7b5a7baf.jpg

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