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david lawrence

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  1. Any special measures in the supermarket Re social distancing that we are supposed to follow ? check out people deserve our thanks
  2. sometimes a great notion
  3. our engineered floor looks slightly too perfect certainly no filler no way would i put that down
  4. hi i would like to cover an area of about 2 meters by 5 meters with a block of conifer to about 1.5 / 2 meters high it would be kept trimmed and perhaps have a couple of steps in it just straight lines not trying to make a peacock an interesting shape and perhaps provide a little nesting cover for the birds any ideas nothing against leylandi if it would be suitable and how far apart to plant and of course i want it fully established and shaped asap if not yesterday ps in central northumberland quite high up thanks david
  5. Hi doobin I would use it for moving logs lengths of wood on the deck type fitting pulling my branch logger and log splitter about pulling log arch on hard tracks and cross country Also to move stone for patch up our access track possibly horse poo removal and general,garden tasks wondering how good it is off road ? thanks
  6. hi anybody using one in northumberland would be interested in taking a look thanks david
  7. thanks for that does it mean you only measure main trunk ? limbs etc not included
  8. hi how is the allowable 5 cubic meters to fell per quarter without a felling licence calculated or more simply in terms of an actual hedgerow tree small middle or large dont expect anyone to be enforcing the rules but having a broad idea would be good thanks
  9. Hi i am thinking of going into the shed to cut up logs in the dark and rain so considering the most powerful stihl mains electric saw it says 2.1 kW power consumption does that mean it is equivalent to a 2.1 kW output petrol saw ? if so that would be enough any first hand experience or opinions welcome thanks
  10. Hi we are heading for a surfeit on the veg patch of horse poo if I tip it round the willows about 8 years old in my little plantation but not actually touching the trunks will it kill them fertilise them acheive nothing bar getting rid of the poo or do I have to stack it up to rot for a year then shift it again Not the answer I want to hear thanks
  11. i do not think the amount of bark in chipped limbs etc would be a problem quite different from using bags of 100 % shredded bark as sold in garden centres etc
  12. are either both tory and labour tree planting promises remotely feasible ? in terms of land available labour supplies of planting stock preferably uk sourced money perhaps from magic money tree or is it just more.................
  13. jotul n0 4 ancient we have had it at least 20 years see post re. refurbishment
  14. hi i have an old jotul i think its a number 4 big door that drops down and tucks away no doubt its poor on efficency 'smoke etc but we love it however the door drops open so bit of a fire risk now i have tried fiddling with the runners to no avail any tips on repair and would any bits still be available if things worn out ? any one know anyone who might fix it up either in situ northumberland or could disconnect it at a push it also needs new firebricks so probs do that at same time we have had it years so doesnt owe us anything but still not wanting to replace it thanks david
  15. best to prune some shoots off ? or just leave them to it ? also in northumberland inland quite high how often would anyone suggest between cuts ? i was thinking 5 to 6 years for small logs and branch log material also when harvesting existing pollards should i just cut the new stems or cut the trunk just below where all the new shoots are coming from ? any tips ?

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