As spring comes into full swing, many people are emerging from their homes to get their yards ready for the summer. A common job is the removal of troublesome roots that either have the potential to or are causing problems on other parts of the yard.
So what tools should be used to do your own root removal? There are plenty of options!
The first—and best—tool is one that you more than likely already have in your garage: a shovel. In particular, shovels with a sharp tip on the head should be used to remove the soil from around the root. The sharp shovel tip can either be used to dig around the root to expose it to a saw or to hack at it to remove it.
If you live in one of the numerous states across the U.S. that has palm trees, you may find yourself needing to trim its branches at some point in the future. Maybe you are there now, and need direction in how to trim those branches. Maybe you see the trees in your tree going that way and know you will need to do it in the next few months. Or maybe you know a friend or a neighbor that needs help. Either way, you’ve turned to the right place to get help.
Which fronds can be trimmed? A simple rule is to look at the angles the fronds are in comparison to the trunk. Dead branches will hang close to the trunk, changing color over time. Any branches that are hanging at a ninety degree angle compared to th
If your tree falls in your lawn…how much does it cost? The answer to this can swing in many directions at the same time, depending on whether you take the opportunity to keep the logs that come from the tree, whether it crashed into your house or car, and whether you hire outside help to remove the tree.
To begin with, let’s get the sentimental value out of the way. Cutting up a fallen tree and using the logs for a winter fire or summer bonfire can add a lot of value to your life in terms of happiness and relaxation. On average, a fallen tree will provide dozens of hours of burning that can be used at parties, at home, or even as fuel when you have other detritus to burn.
Next to consider is t
One of the most common problems for home owners across the United States is caring for the lawn with a tree that has exposed tree roots. The roots can get in the way of properly mowing, can kill the lawn around the tree, and can trip you up when walking over your lawn. What are some ways you can take care of these tree roots?
The first thing that has to be considered in regards to tree roots is what causes these tree roots to crop up in the first place. The problem, surprisingly, isn’t the tree itself: it’s the soil. A chain reaction of sorts with trees occurs: the shade tends to kill grass (that can’t get enough sunlight), which leads to soil erosion over time. When soil erodes, there is nothing there to keep the