September 25th, 2020

House

More Tree Trimming

Now that autumn has arrived, the shade afforded by the tree-of-heaven outside the front porch is no longer necessary, and we want to reduce leaf-fall on the porch because we plan to repaint again soon.

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Cutting these trees back this much reduces how much they produce pollen because they end up spending most of their energy on replacing the branches we cut, and that's fine with us. I expect to be cutting back more trees in the next few weeks during the autumn window of good weather for outdoor work.