Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Just a Little Trim

I love it when something free makes a great impact. We knew our trees needed trimmed. Around here, the trees on the easement between the sidewalk and street are the city's responsibility. So we had them come out and trim. It opened things up so well. And free! (Okay, property taxes, but I didn't pay out of pocket.)Those trees are super tall, even if I took pictures, it wouldn't be that clear, so I didn't bother.

So, I started looking at our other trees.
The lower branches were drooping.

This one reminded me of Cousin It. I couldn't see the tree for the leaves.

Um, it should go without saying, but what Matt did wasn't the safest thing in the world, so do so at your own risk.

He got out the ladder, and sawed the branches that he could reach safely (our definitions of safely turned out to be wildly different! Eeek!)

They look great.
Sorry, whole new angle on this tree for no good reason.

No more Cousin It.

Hey! There's a whole 'nother side of house over there! ;)

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  1. I am jealous that you have trees big enough to prune. :) Ours are still babies. It makes a huge difference!

  2. Definitely makes a difference. We trimmed our huge tree this spring and am sooo more drooping limbs. =)


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