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What To Do With Hundreds Of Dead Trees

What To Do With Hundreds Of Dead Trees

Once you fell a tree, what do you do with it?¬†In our case, what do we do with hundreds of trees? We are our own foresters; we do all the trimming, pruning and lately, all the felling of doomed Chinese tallow trees. There are two parts to the disposal question: trunks and twigs. The tops … Continue reading

Goodbye, Chinese Tallow Trees

Goodbye, Chinese Tallow Trees

The last few months have been eventful in our little forest. The most conspicuous trees here have been the Chinese tallow tree,¬†Triadica sebifera. According to Wikipedia, they account for 23 percent of the trees in the Houston area, more than any other tree species! Fast growing non-natives, they crowd out just about everything when they … Continue reading