Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Oh happy day...the hedge from hell is pruned

I'm sure you all remember my Hedge from Hell post? No? Here is a link if you'd like to refresh your memory.

I am about 5'10". Look at the hedge towering over me in 2013.

This one tree in the hedge is about a foot across. (2013) And don't I look impressed.

Allan was up on the ladder yesterday starting to prune when the neighbour told us that they have a tree service coming today. Oh happy day!!!
Here are the pictures. 

Those look like skinny branches on our side that they couldn't reach. The branch diameter is about 8" across up there. 

About half done. 

You can see how much brighter it is already down where they've cut it. 

Look at the sun!!! I haven't had sun in the greenhouse until high summer and only for about two months of the year, for decades. Look...sun!!

More sun. 

Here are some pictures of the men in the hedge. They were amazing. Davey Tree Service. 

In this picture you can see that they were no longer standing on the ladders. They were actually standing on the top of the hedge. 

This branch was hanging toward the greenhouse. I cannot believe that they got it without it crashing through the roof. 

And, almost done. Thank you tree cutting men!!


Gardeningbren said...

I am so happy for you. That hedge was way neglected and I know it was a real challenge for you. Are some of the trees in the hedge actually on your property. I ask because you might ask the team to come back and work on your side if you think they would improve it even more. Awesome Erin.

Erin said...

I met with my tree person last night and we brainstormed a bit. He will be here in a couple of weeks to do some more tree removal and tidying up the hedges etc. It will be so much fun!! I will take pictures for you Brenda. I am so excited!, the greenhouse was over 40 degrees two days in a row.

Gardeningbren said...

Waiting to hear about it Erin....and to see the photos. xo