Friday, July 18, 2008

The Sweet Sound of Chainsaws

We have a lot of trees on our property. And we love trees. In some places, the shade is dense. But we needed to have four trees taken down. There were three sweetgums that were close to the house in the backyard and one water oak that was pushing in the fence from the front yard. Apparently when the fence was put up by an earlier owner, no growth was expected from the oak. That proved to be unrealistic.

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The tree service arrived at 8:30 this morning and by 3 this afternoon, the work had been accomplished. They started with the 85 foot oak.

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Below is the main trunk---about 16 feet of it. My shoe serves to show the diameter.

 

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The big truck had a grappler to load the branches and logs.

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At the end of the day, we had 4 new stumps, a lot more sun, and will be able to reclaim our fence.

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1 comment:

wlhawh said...

Did the tree removal have any impact on the back yard snakes?