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About corylus

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    200m up a hillside (usually)
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  1. And dimensions.....plz
  2. Pix would be good. Ta
  3. I’m looking for a tipping body to put on a Land Rover 110 hicap. Based in N Yorks. Anyone know of any localish manufacturers or any for sale?
  4. This is for a Defender 110 hicap.
  5. I’m looking to do similar. Also in N Yorks. Did you get sorted?
  6. Cheers peeps for the replies. I wasn’t hopeful that I could store that long. I can get willow stobs (sorry I shouldn’t have used such a ‘local’ term but I’ve always known short lengths of wood etches that) fairly easily but these are very close to where I want to replant, lovely and straight, of local provenance and are coming out anyway. Oh well plan B.....
  7. Because of our recent floods I have to carry out quite a bit of riverbank work. I have a willowy island to remove but also have a couple of areas of bank to repair that I intend to plant with these ‘harvested’ willow stobs. The initial works (next week or two) will be cutting the willow then removing said island. The bank repairs will be done toward the end of winter and then planted. How (if it’s indeed possible) should I store the willow stobs for that length of time? Ta in advance....
  8. Doing a bit of removal on stone buildings and adjacent sites (ancient monuments) and hitting the odd stone or three (usually hidden inside growth before you start[emoji23]). Obviously this can cause a fair bit of damage to chain. I’m happy to sharpen normally but don’t relish taking a few mm off cutters on a more regular basis. (Hate sharpening in the field anyway) So any ideas on electric sharpeners? Thanks in advance
  9. Some good stuff in there, thanks. But not enough on creating holes/cavities etc. Anyone else got any suggestions? Also noticed in one reply about not ring-barking as it’s better to let the stump rot internally (for biodiversity value). Can anyone expand on this?
  10. 41 pages eh......well I know what I’m doing this eve. Thanks👍
  11. I’m trying to find information/ideas on creating wildlife habitat in standing dead/ring barked trees. I’ve found odd bits on coronet cuts and drilling holes etc etc but can only seem to find snippets of information. I’ve also had a quick look around Arbtalk but as I’m not even sure of the correct term for doing this to trees I’m struggling. Any pointers? Thanks in advance.
  12. If you had not even heard of tree sparrows what on earth possesses you to make the comment in your last sentence?


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