How does that old saying go? “A couple that does yard work together…stays together.” Or maybe we are remembering a twist on an old saying. Anyway, last week we had to have our two last trees in the front yard taken down because of the dreaded Ash Bore which is destroying Ash trees all over New Hampshire. They were once beautiful trees, and after counting the rings on the stump they were exactly 80 years old.
As we all know taking trees down isn’t cheap. We were fortunate to find a wonderful father and father-in-law team to taken them down the old fashioned way and at an extremely reasonable price. But to save some money, and some firewood, we asked them to stack the logs in 10 foot sections and pile up the brush for us to take care of ourselves. They did an amazing job doing that for us. There are two more brush piles in not in the picture below.
The picture really doesn’t do the task ahead justice. Continue reading “A couple that does yard work together…”