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Latest posts by Berghill

what is this bush, anyone?

Posted: 10/12/2013 at 20:54

That does look like Charles Lamont.

 

We have Lonicera fragrantissima and L Winter Beauty, both in flower now too.

Shredder

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 09:18

Let's just give up gardening and wrap ourselves in cotton wool and sit on the couch and watch Donty Mon do it.

And don't get me started on Rose prunings!

Talkback: Growoing hellebores

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 09:15

Best of luck with seed. Sadly they do not do well from dried seed. To get really good results you need fresh seed sown straight from the plant. Find someone with Hellebores and beg a selection of seeds from them.

 

Shredder

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 21:06

Pampas grass leaves have barbs on them, they rip your hands to shreds when they are pulled into the machine.

Shredder

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 20:57

If you allow the stems of the big Miscanthus to dry, they make fantastic fire lighters for our wood burning stove thing. BUT we have a lot of them! More than we can ever hope to burn.

Shredded stems make wonderful path mulch through our wood though.

Shredder

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 10:34

The Miscanthus stems will not compost. There are some at the bottom of one of the piles which are the same as they were when I put them down 5 years ago.

All shreddings are used in the garden. We only send things which will not compost or shred to the Council tip. Things like Rose prunings and persistent rooted stuff.

Shredder

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 20:43

Me too. At 350 squid plus, they need to be GOOD!

I can actually get all the bits for the Screw blade type so I may just repair that one, or at least my mechanically minded neighbour has offered to do it and since he builds aeroplane engines I think he probably can do it.

 

I already have an impact type and it is useless for the amount and type of material this size of garden produces.

 

What do other people do with 3 or 4 thousand Miscanthus x hybridus stems?

Shredder

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 18:00

Bosch took over Atco a while back.

Shredder

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 09:56

Asked in  few places.

Read this site

http://www.fredshed.co.uk/homepage.htm

Shredder

Posted: 03/12/2013 at 21:07

My Bosch 1600 electric shredder (the one with the Archimedes type screw cutting blade) has given up the ghost. They no longer make it (s...s).
Anyone use one of the turbine cutting types?

 

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