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John Mac

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    Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
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    Tree Surgeon

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  1. John Mac

    the 'todays job' thread

    Peruvian Pepper Tree....Schinus Molle, very popular here in the Canary Islands, quite invasive and fast growing, the council give them away free to encourage re greening.....
  2. John Mac

    the 'todays job' thread

    Pepper tree reduction to make a cat friendly climbing frame thing.....
  3. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    Hmmmm....I bet, can't afford one though.....
  4. John Mac

    Silky Sugowaza

    Use it and a Zubat up palm trees, both equally ace
  5. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    That's what's happening I think......a lot of my jobs are in huge tall Washingtonias that haven't been touched for years and virtually all the waste is rock hard dry frond....
  6. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    Thanks for the continued replies, all appreciated. Don't know what to do now, think might by a Lorry instead. .....
  7. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    Trying out a secondhand Vermeer BC600XL....might be a bit small, will see....have a mountain of fronds in various stages of hardness and size to test......
  8. John Mac

    Trees In My Neighbours garden

    I would engage the services of a solicitor and find out exactly what can be done.
  9. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    Great information here, thanks very much everyone. I'll continue research !
  10. John Mac

    Hung up trees ?

    They're very mixed up and sad trees with issues stemming from their childhood.....
  11. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    True. I am possessed of a flamethrower.......
  12. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    Cool, thanks. I'll check it out. The mulch thing is for my own garden...it's huge and full of things that need mulch.....we'll see! Thanks, J
  13. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    What type of machine are you using? Personally, I haven't chipped fronds yet, and we didn't have palm trees in Scotland before we emigrated! So I'm on a learning curve....I have read that there are a lot of reported problems due to the fibrous nature of fronds, which seems likely ....ideally I'd like to get a second hand chipper and turn the fronds into mulch...
  14. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    Fabulous, thank you, will check them out. Might be just the job.....
  15. John Mac

    Palm Tree Chippers

    yes, thanks for that, i had forgot totally about shredding type things... will do some research


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