You can also contact the Tree Whisperer
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 8:20 AM, Ashwani Vasishth <[address removed]>
I have a wonderful, large oak tree in my back yard. I'd dearly like to keep it. But, during Hurricane Irene, it occurred to us that there was at least the possibility that it might fall on our home. (It has a slight tilt toward the house.)
I'm planning on calling in a few tree service folk to give me their assessment of the the health of the tree, and whether it needs to be a) drastically pruned, or b) simply removed.
Access the the back yard is restricted, so clearly the removal of the tree is going to be an expensive proposition. That apart, I really do want to keep the tree, but want to keep my home even more.
My fear is, that tree service folk are going to be biased toward advising removal of the tree, even if it is not strictly necessary. (Either to create business for themselves, or out of liability concerns.)
Any advice on how I should proceed, please? Failing that, any advice on Permaculture-oriented tree services in northern NJ? (I'm in Essex County, near Montclair.)
Please write directly to me. And thanks,
Vasishth [address removed] (201)[masked]
G-131, Environmental Studies
Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on this mailing list ([address removed])
This message was sent by Ashwani Vasishth ([address removed]) from The New York Permaculture Meetup Group.
To learn more about Ashwani Vasishth, visit his/her member profile: http://www.nycpermaculture.info/members/14173752/
To unsubscribe or to update your mailing list settings, click here: http://www.nycpermaculture.info/settings/
Meetup, PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] | [address removed]
Tasting Awareness is now dedicated to teaching people healthy food preparation based on affordable, available ingredients. It empowers people to redesign their communities to support a food culture based on sustainable, local sources.
Taste is where the awareness begins that healthy change can be good and thoroughly pleasing.
The steps you make to take control of your diet re-introduces you as a participant in nature's renewable cycles with a more sustainable pattern of food consumption that will save you money.
The practices of healthy food preparation and consumption benefit from being done in community.
Communities need to self-determine to create new social structures to support health.
Communities that take back their health are newly empowered.