September 21, 2020

Cutting Down Two Pear Trees

Maintaining a healthy landscape sometimes means cutting down trees.

I love trees and always feel bad when trees are cut down. Trees are crucial to our environment - they provide breathable oxygen, they absorb carbon dioxide and potentially harmful gasses, and they help create an ecosystem of food for birds and other animals. However, occasionally trees need to be removed. Behind my gym building, near my Stewartia garden, is a grove of pear trees. Last week, I instructed my gardeners to take a couple down because they were dying. Fortunately, the trees can be repurposed as perches for my peafowl or recycled into wood chips.

Here are some photos - enjoy.