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Anybody know of a good way of getting rid of brambles without digging them up?

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Hi rabbit. There is a product called SBK brushwood killer. I've not used it but my father recommended it to me a long time ago. If you google it you will see what it is.

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Get a goat?

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michael86 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:05 pm
Hi rabbit. There is a product called SBK brushwood killer. I've not used it but my father recommended it to me a long time ago. If you google it you will see what it is.

Michael
When I was a builder, one of my customers had bought an enormous garden , abandonned for years, and covered with brumbles.
He had a go with a strimmer to cut them flush to the groung and covered each plant with a black thick membrane.
As he said, they couldn't grow again with absolutely no light. From what I saw, passing by a few months later, it had worked well.
(Never tried myself, but could be a solution to consider)
You learn from your mistakes but it's much quicker and cheaper to learn from the mistakes of other people ! :D

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Brambles burn well, even when green.
A crisis always seems to bring out the best and the worst of human nature.

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My house is called 'La Roumec' an ancient name for brambles. Too bloody right!!!

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When we moved into our current house we inherited a briar patch to make Brer Rabbit proud. It completely covered an area of 10 x 12 mts. After much sweaty labour with everything from a brush cutter down to axes and machete's, I eventually made up some Napalm....... When it went off, what a woosh! The aftermath revealed a two berth caravan that had resided within. In the 12 years since we have not seen any sign of it's return, the brambles or the caravan that is. :D
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You can hire one of these for the day, 90 euros or buy one for about 600/700.
They rip through bramble in seconds up to 1 meter.
The red one was bought about 2006 the blue one is a couple of years old now.
You can cut the grass with them as well.
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mysty wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:40 pm
You can hire one of these for the day, 90 euros or buy one for about 600/700.
They rip through bramble in seconds up to 1 meter.
The red one was bought about 2006 the blue one is a couple of years old now.
You can cut the grass with them as well.

Is that a horizontal or vertical measurement?
The red 'un looks like the machine fitter introduced us to with a third wheel up front.

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why me? wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:06 pm
mysty wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:40 pm
You can hire one of these for the day, 90 euros or buy one for about 600/700.
They rip through bramble in seconds up to 1 meter.
The red one was bought about 2006 the blue one is a couple of years old now.
You can cut the grass with them as well.

Is that a horizontal or vertical measurement?
The red 'un looks like the machine fitter introduced us to with a third wheel up front.
600/700 is the price boss :lol:
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