Howdy, friends, and happy new year!
Winter’s only just gotten started, so we’ll touch on a few seasonal reminders, before taking a look at the lumber market and some other content. For more info on winter tree tips, you can view the last newsletter here.
Rock salt can dehydrate and kill trees...so be careful when applying it to icy driveways.
Yes, tree stumps are still alive. At least, they are for a while after the tree is first cut down. Like all organisms, trees are stubborn and will struggle to survive against all odds.
When it comes to grinding, you’ll have to wait for the stump to decay before building over the spot. Why? Because the underground part of the stump will leave a sinkhole behind as it rots, creating cracks and/or potholes in garage slabs, foundations, driveways and patios.
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