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Due to my failure to put the wormery in the greenhouse during the winter, it stood outside through all that bad weather, and it is thriving. I removed a lot of stuff yesterday to mix with compost for my tomatoes and had to pick out lots of worms.
I would not respect the opinion of anybody that recommended Russian Vine. Ditto Leylanndii. Apart from the most obvious disadvantages, they are depressing, especially if they are near the house.
There is already a thread called Make do and Mend on Problem Solving.
Unless they are thick limbs I don't think they are rot-resistant at all.
I know that oak fence posts last for a very long time, but they are made from a different part of the tree, if that makes sense.
A male holly?
Take one pair of scissors. Go out at night with a torch and cut them in half. They will be gone by the morning. No pellets, no cost. Result.
Is it a bramble; that is a wild blackberry? It sounds like it.
The only reall way to get rid of it in that position is to dig it up. Otherwise you will probably have to live with it there, and just keep cutting off the shoots.
Baggies, they are supposed to be fat! A fat asparagus is a good asparagus.
Is the lawn shaded? Or have you got a drainage problem? Or cutting and not removing the cuttings can encourage moss.