The Overgrown Backyard – Tree Removal

Looking at the back of the house it’s easy to see how the roof could begin to rot/mold. There are a ton of trees less than ten feet from the house with their branches hanging over the back roof. That’s a no-no. Not to mention that mutant bush on the left there.


So with the help of my trust axe, I got to work…


Kidding, totally chainsaw time. My dad did no deem me competent enough to use it on my own… plus I think he enjoys it a lot.

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Our neighbor informed us that this tree was hit my lightning and fell some time prior to our buying it. What a disaster of a tree.


Told you he enjoyed chainsawing things.


I had the distinct pleasure of dragging everything out to the curb. Luckily, our new town has Tuesday pickups of tree and plant debris, no limit. Mwahaha!

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Looking a little more open now!


What a disaster of a tree, who knows what happened to it.


Took some time to smell the flowers (chainsaw broke).

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Back to work! This tree was leaning precariously over our neighbor’s house. The higher we cut the branches off the more it went.


So we set up a huge pulley system to get it to lean the correct way as we cut it.

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And that was that. Very long trunk on this one!

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MUCH better now! (This picture is from the back porch removal process HERE)


Leaving us with plenty of firewood…


And the township with plenty of work!

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I also found a huge number of boulders buried near all of the trees. Those were fun to move.


And I took some time to spruce up the front bushes a bit. They still look like crap, just not overgrown crap.


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