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Wed 31-Aug-11
8:21 am


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The only problem when clearing overgrown ground is spreading the seeds everywhere , sometimes it works better to just strimmer it off to ground level, if you can scrounge a shredder shread everything , chuck it back on the ground and then carpet it for a season , its amazing what can be planted through carpet and the first years crop is pretty amazing due to the rotting vegatation.............visited a friend the other day who has a woodstove shes come up with an interesting idea , shes shredded a huge conifer from the garden kept lots of buckets in her shed to dry them out and just sprinkles a hand full of shreddings on to some newspaper when lighting ,it flares up and gets everything going, not sure about the resin building up in the chimney

Wed 31-Aug-11
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Thanks for your posting - yes, all a learning curve at present.  Going to see if I can befriend a local timber yard, although I fear that they may be wise to the values of their cast offs these days...

Wed 31-Aug-11
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You can still use pallets but maybe use another pallet and prise off some of the wood to fill in the gaps or overlap them, whichever the case maybe. Even if it has a lot of air in it, it will rot down eventually anyway and will be neater and tidier than just a heap in the garden like mine is at the moment. You can screw them together or tie them together with wire, depends on how rigid it needs to be. cheers

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