Posted: 25/08/2016 at 14:48
agree on ID but it's an evergreen, never really dormant and wakes up very early in the year. I think if that were mine I'd do it as soon as the ground gets moist and there's no more hot sun but while the soil is still warmish.this autumn,
Your're right about massive
This is a job to do as the last one of the day. It dumps little bristly bits off the leaves and stems, they go down your neck and up your sleeves. Not dangerous but you don't stop itching until you've had a shower.