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Secateurs

Posted: 15/12/2014 at 12:36

None of those Edd. They've got a swivel of some sort on them which works well to get the angle just right. I think they came in a double pack with a folding pruning saw but it's a while ago now, they could have been separate.

Diseased Prune Cut?

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 19:29

You may get different opinions but, unless you can remove all dead stuff and still leave enough live tree, the rot will spread.Ssorry. I hate to see a tree go when it's still loved.

Secateurs

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 18:59

I have 4 pairs, (well 3 now, the other pair went through the shredder)

The best are the unbranded ones OH got from Screwfix a couple of years ago. They don't lock up, ever.

 

Cornus Flaviramea

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 18:55

Midwinter Fire took about 12 years to take off for me. I could do with a bit of invasiveness from 'Flavimera' (might have mis-spelled that) but still waiting. There's plenty of room, I keep telling it

hello

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 17:02

That's all right then Verdun. I can tell you''re knowledgeable and well balanced. I was concerned my marbles might be scattering

hello

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 16:28

Not sure talking to ourselves is a good sign

Diseased Prune Cut?

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 15:46

Hi Richard, just realised you're new here, hello and welcome

Cornus Flaviramea

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 15:44

I'd cut it back to good wood when the worst of the winter is over

Diseased Prune Cut?

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 15:43

Don't worry about the insects, they're just scavenging

Horse chestnuts don't respond well to cutting back, you get more die back to follow. Your dead branch was probably in response to previous cutting back or other damage. It looks like a pollarded tree, a treatment  Horse chestnuts don't appreciate.

I fear rot is setting in

Cornus Flaviramea

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 13:52

Hi Vic

In my experience they take longer to get going. Unless it's going downhill I'd give it another year

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