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Can you find the house? Before and After

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by South Florida Lawns, Aug 14, 2005.

  1. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Posts: 4,785

    Just a little tree trimming.


  2. climber

    climber LawnSite Member
    Posts: 247

    Did you do the trimming or did u have an arborist do it for you? And do you have pics of the cut??? Thx Dan
  3. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Posts: 4,785

    I will get some close ups of tree when I get back out to that area.
  4. Remsen1

    Remsen1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    I know the customer probably only wanted a trimming, but if it were my house I would've taken the whole tree out. You did a good job doing what the customer asked though. :)
  5. turfmgr

    turfmgr LawnSite Member
    Posts: 59

    Found It!!!!
  6. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,579

    South, Nice work. I have a question what model STIHL saw do I see?

  7. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    looks real good. If it were me, I would have pruned the top of the tree so its all nice and uniform. But some people like the natural look, so to each his own.
  8. br549oicu8

    br549oicu8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,230

    There is more than one "right" way to trim a tree. What you did made a great improvement in the customers front yard. The main thing is proper pruning technique! NEVER TOP....NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Huge mistake to top a tree. My opinion--nice job. A good pic would be how the cuts were done up close and personal.
    Buddy Rodgers
    Certified Kansas Arborist since 1982
  9. climber

    climber LawnSite Member
    Posts: 247

    The saw looks like an 026, 028, or 029. Thats just what i can see from that angle.
  10. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Posts: 3,256

    I know I read this everywhere, yet I see topped trees all the time around here. Especially in the spring, you almost can't drive through a neighborhood without seeing one (a neighbor just got theirs done the other day).

    So, what's so bad about it, and if it's so bad, why is it done all the time????

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