Saturday, April 15, 2017
The Old Hackberry Tree
This was a very busy day. The man in the picture is from The Tree People who were here to remove our old Hackberry Tree that was leaning more and more toward our electrical and phone lines.
Although they were supposed to bring all of the medium branches back here, they had already loaded many of them on their truck. The medium branches are the easy ones to cut down and use in the fireplace. Oh, well, in a couple of years, there will be another tree that needs to come down. We've been here nearly 40 years now and have always managed to have our own supply of firewood by removing only those trees that are dead or dying. You can see the centers of these large logs have damage which was surely causing the tree to lean more and more as the tree died.
Stay tuned for the splitting and stacking episode(s?).