Gotta love a nephew who is an ace with a chainsaw.
Ryan offered to do some tree trimming in exchange for a little computer maintenance, and I took him up on the trade. I got the better deal!
Monday morning it worked out that Ryan could come over with his chainsaw.
We walked around the yard and looked at what I thought needed done and then I let him get to work as I had committed to play cards that afternoon.
When I got back, things were all cleaned up and he was working on loading wood into his pick up.
I told him to leave the brush for me, but he doesn't go for that, clean up is in his DNA.
|The lawn mowing guys will be happy, no head knockers, lower branches gone.|
|Two trunked oak is now a single trunk and has space to grow into a mighty oak.|
|Trail cam - before photo of the maple clump to the East of the deck.|
and a large kitty on the prowl.
|The maple clump got a good downsizing and should be less apt to split in the wind.|
I can't wait to see it with leaves, I bet it won't be that noticeable.
|The trail cam caught Ryan pulling about 10 loads of branches to the brush pile.|
|Ryan's pickup was full by the end of the loading.|
He thought this would heat his house for about a week, so I'm glad for that.
|This brush pile will give the little birds cover and I'm betting there will be a few nests built there too.|
I hope the weather warms up again as my yard needs more TLC but this was a very good start.