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  1. Vegetative propagation of Monkey Puzzles

    I have the woody plant propagation book, had a quick look and it's based on field sown seed propagation. Also had a look in the grower nursery stock manual. Copied the section below.
  2. Vegetative propagation of Monkey Puzzles

    You used to be able to buy seed from Chilton seeds, a mail order seed company. Are you dipping the cuttings in rooting hormone powder? A heated propergator sounds good, I would assume a high humidity is needed but as already stated the media needs to open/free draining
  3. Wood pellets instead of road salt

    Think grit is used in Canada to, stone chipped window screens is the problem with grit though. Wood chip may not be suitable for wide spread use but I'm sure there areas where it could be used, may be pedestrian areas or car parks etc? But unless the price drops than it probably won't get used
  4. Utility courses help

    Ian Morgan or Apex both around cannock chase area
  5. rolo course needed urgently

    Where abouts are you? Try the BALI website?
  6. Mattheck's Final UK Lectures - June 2018

    Yep there on there website. Booked up for day 2
  7. Is Carillion The Start Of A Wild Fire?

    Looking on the amey website (sad I know) they had a part goverment contract with carillon, now amey have the full contact. Also didn't know that amey isn't UK owner either. Keir another big one, doing well it appears to be
  8. Was the owner not lucky no one was injured or killed? I know we don't know the full extent of why the tree failed. The national tree safety groups publication common sense risk management of trees gives good guidance to home owners on thee duty of care of there trees, which a prudent home owner should be aware of. I know we don't know the full story and yes there's lots of tree owners tree owners who don't do anything with there trees at all.
  9. Interesting how the home owner thinks he was lucky as its only damaged his lawn and hedge. Guessing he hasn't read any of the national tree safety group publications
  10. Power line shutdown

    Wpd tried to charge me for a shutdown saying it's your trees and you should keep them clear, but I did point out they have a statutory obligation to maintain a set distance. The open phase was arcing in the wind. They came out and cleared the minimum to max it safe. Try reporting issues as safety issues and tree cutting request rather than a shutdown request.
  11. Writing a tender.

    Never written one but seen many, obviously it can be a fixed price or frame work agreement. Your work specs need to be focused, not open to interpretation. I know there is standard used for some high value government tenders and I believe depending on the value. I have some previous tenders, if you drop me a pm i can email them over?
  12. Experience

    Just try bring upfront, tell them what you can do, just be honest and don't over exaggerate your ability as you can come unstuck. You never a potential employer may well appreciate your honesty and give you a chance
  13. OK great, will have to try and get it booked do you places will be limited?
  14. Petzl vertex attachments

    The visor works well I've found
  15. Veteran tree tagging

    Will you be able to record/store the trees details on chip?


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