Spring weather dictates what winter imaginings are actually done. This weekend was balmy. Sixty degree temps rid us of the last February snow. It was a good time for trimming the 4 year old peach trees. The days of training into an espalier are gone. If I had found Ian Sturrock’s video on espalier earlier,… Continue reading Peaches get a buzz cut for spring – espalier no more?
Who cries when a tree is cut down? Yep it’s me. Today I say goodbye to the silver maple. It is so hard to make a decision about cutting down a 40 year old tree. Its been ailing for a very long time. Every big wind some large limb comes down. And still, I have… Continue reading The silver maple comes down, well mostly
Preservation Tree Care 303-797-6143 We had them trim our silver maple and ash tree in the front yard this past fall, and they did an excellent job. They are a little expensive if you want a tree removed, but their expertise in trimming and caring for un-loved trees cannot be surpassed. I will be calling… Continue reading Tree Service
The backyard only needs smaller – but as always, labor intensive work to get the yard ready for another year. 32 hours Brick pathway outline – COMPLETE 04 hours Patio raised beds — COMPLETE 01 hours Filling low spots in grass 03 hours Trim Apple Tree 2010 03 hours Weed patrol — COMPLETE 20 hours … Continue reading Backyard To-Do List 2009