We did have a couple young Maple trees in Wisconsin that were there when we built the house, so we let them grow. They weren't huge, but they had gotten pretty tall, and then we lost them in the tornado.
|Beginning on the tree out front|
|It takes the right equipment|
|The tree in the back yard|
Multi-year studies have shown that if more than 50% of the canopy has been killed by EAB or if the canopy appears to be thin and carrying less than half as much foliage as it should, it is probably too late to save the tree.
So, but the time we noticed anything was wrong (honestly, but the time I even knew they were Ash trees), it was too late to do anything. Except have the trees removed.
Today we had the nice guys from Sutton's Tree, Lawn, Landscape come and begin the process of taking the trees out. While it was interesting to watch them, I couldn't help thinking as I watched them come down, "Our poor trees." It's just crazy that a little Asian bug can cause so much damage.
|Tomorrow they come and take the rest|