Give Your Tree A New Look

Give Your Tree A New Look
Give Your Tree A New Look

Steven visited yesterday evening and with his brothers gave my tree a new look. Above are before and after photographs. The women were safely occupied with General Relief Society Meeting so we wouldn’t be disturbed for two hours. Fir sprucing up my conifer I wood need tree handsaws and three sons.

Give Your Tree A New Look

Aurora said it would be OK to prune the tree just a little

Give Your Tree A New Look

Steven said that if we do it wrong it will grow back in ten or twenty years anyway

Give Your Tree A New Look

Paul didn't say anything

Give Your Tree A New Look

Jake said you all will need a drink

Give Your Tree A New Look

I said this will look really different

Give Your Tree A New Look

The tree said this is not a good thing

Give Your Tree A New Look

The Visiting Teachers will probably say they have some shade while they wait for Jill to get home

Give Your Tree A New Look

Paul still didn't say anything

Give Your Tree A New Look

Collateral damage

Give Your Tree A New Look

Too bad this is not covered under lawn care

Give Your Tree A New Look

Later in the evening we began to drag

Give Your Tree A New Look

Mission accomplished

I had a request to post any videos I had of this project. I will publish them in a few hours. Jill walked past the tree in the dark four times last night to help load Steven’s car. She didn’t notice that we had given the tree a new look. This morning while Jake and I were watching the tree videos she heard “Tree” and “Chop” in the same sentence. Jill went outside and saw the results of our efforts.

Jill said she was astonished by our work.

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Comments

  1. AHHHHHH!!! What did you do to the tree??? That looks like a lot of work, but now you can sit under the tree and drink your lemonade.

  2. I think the tree looks great. You guys seem to be working a lot these days.

  3. So Jake C, you mean we are having to do some work ourselves instead of you doing it all, right?

  4. Joe Klaudi says:

    Great work!!!! As the owner of a professional tree service I often cruise the internet looking for articles to post on our blog discouraging customers from doing the work themselves. In this case you have shown me that its not necessary to hire a company like mine to do it for you, Thanks for the enlightenment.

  5. The tree looks great, although I can’t imagine just how many hours of work went into getting rid of all the branches and brush underneath…Nice Job!

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