Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Holes in the sky
Previously this month 2 neighbors had to have dead/dying ash trees removed.
Yesterday was my and my next door neighbor's turn.
Her green ash was monster huge, larger even than the adjoining ancient oak. But size and spendor succumbed to the *&#$@ emerald ash borer.
It took a many men and very large machines to bring it down.
Then it was on to my 2 front green ash trees.
All trees involved where 80' or taller and their removal will have lasting repercussion on the surrounds.
I still have another ash to be removed later on - the lovely blue ash in the back of the house. At that time it will be another day of chainsaws, skip loaders, shredders, and an overwhelming sense of anger (at the insects) and loss.
I'll post again soon.