We needed another tree taken out before we continued on the chicken fencing project. When we had the previous tree in that area removed we didn’t realize that there was a second tree dying. This particular tree had a split about 25 feet up the side of it. The core of the Cedar tree was dead with some rotting in the middle like the last tree.
I had fully envisioned that when this tree was taken down it was going to take out the well head, which was in its path. Lee went and put a log chunk by the pump house to act as a buffer in case the tree fell there. Luckily the tree didn’t land on it when it went down. BUT, after the tree fell down it then rolled over on it. Thankfully all the damage that happened was the roof came off the poorly built pump house.
Here is a picture of the tree line in question. The red lines show where the two trees came out. Removing this new tree seems to have made the whole area brighter still. The green lines show where the three remaining healthy trees are. I’m not sure why all the Cedar trees were planted so close originally, as it makes it harder on the trees. With all the new light it should make the remaining trees happier. The white building on the far left is the back corner of our house. The building in the middle in between the first green and red lines is the wood shack. So the tree was somewhat close to important things. Even better was that when it came down it didn’t take out the stacked wood piles that we had. It couldn’t have gone smoother.
In just a few hours between the tree being cut down to when Lee went out to start clearing up the limbs, we had spiders making webs every where. Here is one of them.
Lastly, I have to put in the action man shot. It’s kind of blurry as my battery was trying to die but oh well.