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April 23 Photos & Estimates

Category: Pianolady's Gardens | Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:35 pm

Wowza...$1400 to cut down the walnut tree! I have a 2nd tree service coming on Wednesday to get another estimate. I'm not surprised, but would like to get more than one estimate.

To calm my nerves, I got my camera out and walked around a bit.
















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tschnath wrote on Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:47 pm:


Wow PL, lots of color going on. It's nice you have so many lovely flowers in your garden. I'm sure you will enjoy them. I know I did. Thanks.




 

toni wrote on Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:58 pm:


Ouch, we have a very large about 20 yr old Pecan tree that is dying. I have been figuring on about $1500 to take it down.

Beautiful blooms you have. I have been seeing lots of Red Admiral butterflies in the garden this year, they buzz by me almost the whole time I am out there.




 

Netty wrote on Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:09 pm:


It is expensive to get trees cut down here too. Luckily, I have a friend who does it for me cheaper. Your blooms are gorgeous!




 

eileen wrote on Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:01 pm:


I do hope your second estimate is much cheaper than the one you've had already. I always get a minimum of three estimates for any work I need doing - at the moment it's replacing the roof on our cottage.

Your photographs are all beautiful but my favourite has to be that gorgeous iris.




gardenaviator wrote on Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:49 am:


I never knew it cost that much to chop down a tree....I'm definitely going to keep that in mind when purchasing plants and property.




donna in nc wrote on Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:20 am:


beautiful flowers thanks for sharing them




 

Pianolady wrote on Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:54 am:


Our other tree we cut down only cost $800, but the walnut tree is a monster of a tree, and will require a lot of labor, thus the high cost. We have two maples that are even bigger! I hope they live at least another 40 years.




Cayuga Morning wrote on Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:57 am:


PL--When I was a kid, my family "sold" a walnut tree in return for the cutting & milling of a second one. Walnuts provide great wood. The lumberjack who "bought" the first tree sold it for veneer. My parents got some beautiful walunt wood from the deal. Maybe you should see if there is still a market for walnut. It may pay for the cutting.

And....I love the shot of the hosta. I love how the leaves can cup up like that. Great texture.




 

Pianolady wrote on Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:46 pm:


Good news! The 2nd estimate came in $400 less on the tree removal, from a company with a good reputation. Winner there. We do have a walnut company in town, whether they can use it will depend on the condition it's in after it's down.





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