Saturday, June 15, 2013
Removing an ugly, dead shrub
In the side of the yard, there's a dead old woody shrub that I've been wanting to remove since last fall. I finally got around to it yesterday. As you can see, it was pretty ugly, and it was in the way of a young tree trying to grow.
I trimming back a few of the outer branches (see below), then as I began to saw one of the main trunks, I realized that the roots weren't holding very well, and I was able to yank it out.
Now it looks much cleaner, and there's a very strange-looking young tree: