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Hedge trimmings

May I ask an opinion.  I've had work done on my hedge and have been left with this. Shall I leave it for wildlife other chip it down for a pathway (it's  hedge honeysuckle?

Last edited: 13 February 2017 12:25:06


  • Mark56Mark56 Windsor, BerkshirePosts: 1,653

    Hi Susan, can't see the picture, have another go - start by clicking the camera icon then selecting the image, it will then proceed to upload with a green bar moving at the bottom of the comment box

    Last edited: 13 February 2017 12:31:03

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  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 4,053

    I would think the majority of that would be too soft to chip. So its a bib/dump job unless you have a hidden part of the garden you can hide it in.

    'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement' - Helen Keller
  • LeadFarmerLeadFarmer Posts: 1,256

    Spread it out and go over it with a lawnmower, then put it on the compost heap if you have one.

  • pile it up in a corner.  I did this with hedge trimmings a couple of years ago in my front garden and was rewarded with a pair of dunnocks nesting in it last spring.  it is a great way to help wildlife :)

  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,081

    You can't leave it like that unless you're after 1st class honours in GoS ( Gallery of Shame thread)image

    In London. Keen but lazy.
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