HI i am going to quote for removing a cordyline australis tomorrow , i am happy with removing trees like cherry, apple, oak etc . Using a mattock a maul and digging bar never had a problem, but a…Continue
"Some good ideas above , also try fencing this time of year. As for small tree work i think its best to get qualified and do all tree work rather than "have a go at tree work" on small stuff. As when the client gets someone in who knows…"
"I dont login very often at moment as in last two years i am doing more and more tree surgery and hardly any landscaping. Please dont delete my account as when i do a bit of landscaping this forum is great for asking advice.
"Sorry if this advice is too late, but here goes anyway...
I have quite a bit of experience with Cordylines (I specialise in Exotic gardens).
I'm not sure if you are simply taking the thing out, or transpanting elsewhere? In summary, a tall…"
"i agree to what Jez @ Hedges and Lawns says the price should be same as fortnightly price , plus extra for digging egdes for first time.This way client will be happy to have you back, and if he dont you aint lost out for time spent sorting out edges."
"Make sure that you have a really sharp axe, I seem to remember it kept sinking in with a squelching noise and getting stuck when chopping down. Make sure you make enough room to swing the axe sideways.
"I tried to dig out a fairly large/old one once with a trunk diameter of about 10", I didn't have a winch and decided after a while just to cut it off below ground level. I then attacked it with an axe, chipping it up as much as possible…"
HI i am going to quote for removing a cordyline australis tomorrow , i am happy with removing trees like cherry, apple, oak etc . Using a mattock a maul and digging bar never had a problem, but a cordyline is very fibreous any one know if splitting bits off will work. Also because the main tap root is so deep will i need to dig down very deep to remove the root ball , thanks in advance for any helpaidenSee More