If you have a tree on your property that needs to come down, it's possible to do the job yourself in some instances. Very large trees should be left to the professionals, but someone who is comfortable using a chainsaw can fell smaller trees as long the proper techniques are used. This article offers some crucial tips for those thinking about tackling this job themselves.
If a tree has an obviouslean in one direction, don't try to fell the tree so that it falls in another direction.
Living on a bluff usually means having beautiful views to look at. If you have trees that are blocking your views, however, you might be tempted to just cut them down. In some cases, this is not a good idea. Below are the reasons why and a better option you have so you can get your view back.
Problems removing the trees could cause
One problem that could happen if you remove trees from the bluff is it could cause soil erosion.
Cedar apple rust is a fungal infection that is passed between cedar and apple trees. If you live in an area where cedar trees are prevalent and you have one or more apple trees on your property, then it pays to be aware of the symptoms and recommended treatment methods for this disease. Otherwise, you could find that your entire apple crop is lost to cedar apple rust.
Signs of Cedar Apple Rust
If you're growing peaches to eat primarily out-of-hand, you want to choose a variety that is sweet, low in acid and light in color so that the juice does not stain your clothes. Most peaches with these qualities are cling-stone peaches, which means that the flesh does not readily separate from the stone. While this is an annoyance when slicing peaches for baking or canning, it does not present a large challenge when eating peaches out-of-hand.