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Chainsaw Safety, Part I
Chainsaw safety has become more important than speed. Does the trigger spring back to the idle position? If everything looks good, step out of the shop and give the chainsaw a test run.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
How to Remove Palm Trees With a Chainsaw
It is possible to change the direction of the fall. Since the tree already leans in the direction of the first cut, when the trunk cracks, the tree will fall toward that first cut.
California
Santa Monica
Why I Can\'t Live Without My Pruning Loppers
Plus, in this age of powerful machines, it can be pleasant to take a pair of pruning loppers out into the woods and trim trees without the roar of a gasoline engine, working in peace and quiet with only the sounds of nature to listen to.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Farm Storehouse: 7 Products to Help You & Your Operation
Tractor Supply Co. This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Hobby Farms. SnoBoss Reversible for tight steps and stairs, the True Temper SnoBoss can be used as a snow pusher or a shovel and is ergonomic for minimal back strain.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Expect the Unexpected
I was helping my brother and nephew lay out a new fence line angling up a wooded hillside alongside an old cow path. It seemed to be defying the laws of gravity and the rules of physics.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
When a Tree Falls
I killed the chainsaw , knowing there was nothing more I could do but get well out of the way. I made the prerequisite cuts, taking out a wedge in the direction I wanted it to go and then over cutting the missing wedge from the opposite side of the trunk,...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Block That Noise: Why Every Farmer Needs Earplugs or Earmuffs
Tractors can generate noise in the 90-to-100-decibel range, and some power tools can be even louder. The volume of a chainsaw in action can be greater than 100 decibels, enough to cause hearing damage in a short amount of time.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
How to Kill a Bradford Pear Tree
If you decide to get rid of your Bradford pear tree, you will discover that killing it is not as simple as cutting it down. Allow to sit for 48 hours. Each brand of brush killer features specific instructions for the best results.
California
Santa Monica
How to Kill a Coconut Tree
The fall zone is the length of the tree in the direction the tree will fall. This indicates that the tree is fully dead and will no longer attempt to grow. Coconut trees tend to lean towards the direction of the morning sun.
California
Santa Monica
Climbing and pruning grass, are you kidding?
Anyway, Bejisa has wreaked havoc through the bamboo clumps up to the point that the head of the garden had to shut the access. Only imagination will be limited by the possibilities this plant offers for uses, it can be eaten of course as bamboo shoots,...
California
El Segundo
Pruning, trimming, lopping and aerial wood-cutting.
Everyone can trim trees, it just depends at what height... Well then, you got to take an extra rope with you, a pulley, a carabiner and a webbing sling. A chainsaw is an extremely powerful and dangerous tool which has to be perfectly mastered at ground-level...
California
El Segundo
Cottage-garden Fever
I already borrowed a friend's chainsaw to cut down the few dozen scrub trees on the garden site, so I don't really need a chainsaw, but I will admit I find them very attractive. So, I suppose it was a good thing that my wife accompanied me on my visit...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Infographic: Equipment Selections for Spring Farm Maintenance
Farmstead cleanup is a multifaceted chore, and the right tools make all the difference. The right tool saves time and effort, making cleanup easier and more fun to do. Choose the right piece (or pieces) of farm equipment to complete your spring farm-maintenance...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
How to Prune Cryptomeria
With each cut, pull the cut branches from the canopy and set aside for the compost pile or dust bin.Restart cryptomeria growth entirely by using your chainsaw to cut the trunk 1 foot to 3 feet above the soil and allow the cryptomeria to throw new shoots...
California
Santa Monica
The Tools You Need For Trimming Trees
A Wagon Or Wood Chipper Obviously, trimming trees produces a lot of debris, and you'll need a way to dispose of all the branches after they've been cut. I won't try to deny it—I love trimming trees .
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Creative Things to Do With a Tree Stump
Using a chainsaw, sculpt the stump into spirals, flowers, or human faces. Hang some pieces of wire or twine down the stump to help the vines climb. If you have a tall stump, dress it up like a person to catch people's attention.
California
Santa Monica
Pruning Pampas Grass: When And How To Prune Pampas Grass Plants
Find out about pruning pampas grass in this article.Pampas grass needs annual pruning to get rid of the old foliage and make room for new growth. Once you're sure the grass is free of critters, you're ready to begin.Cut through the leaves near the base...
Ohio
Willoughby
How to Make a Wood Slab From a Tree Trunk
When cutting circles or ovals, two cuts are required: the first to set the top side of the slab, the other to set the bottom. Set the log lengthwise on a ground mount such as other wood for round and oval slabs.Cut the end of the log evenly across while...
California
Santa Monica
How to Kill a Palm Tree
Ringing starves the tree and causes it to die. Make the cut deep enough completely penetrate the bark.Remove the bark between the grooves, using an an ax. Position the rings approximately 6 inches apart.Place the tip of the chainsaw against the top ring.
California
Santa Monica
How To Build A Tree Trunk Bench
Use your tape measure to mark the location of each cut. What You'll Need tree trunk (any recently deceased tree with a trunk diameter of a foot or more should suffice) a few wooden planks (for the seat of the bench; the length of the planks will determine...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
How to Prune Kalanchoe
Too much pruning may actually decrease blooms. As with every type of pruning, do it for the health and shape of the plant.Before pruning kalanchoe, tap the flower clusters lightly to dislodge any bees that may be inside them.
California
Santa Monica
Revitalizing older blueberry bushes
When we bought the farm in 1993, they were between eight and ten feet tall and no longer blooming. We waited out the year patiently. Still no blooms. One day in spring, I heard the chainsaw out behind the shed and went to satisfy my curiosity.
California
El Segundo
How to Stop a Walnut Tree from Producing Walnuts
If you wish to prevent a black walnut from producing nuts, there are two methods you can try that don't involve chemical sprays: pruning and fertilizing. Use a chainsaw for trees with trunk diameters of more than 12 inches.Apply a nitrogen fertilizer...
California
Santa Monica
How to Kill a Holly Tree
Once the stump is removed and the roots are severed, the holly tree should not be able to grow back. Killing a holly tree does require some diligence.Holly trees will frequently grow back if not properly killed and removed.Cut the tree down with a chainsaw...
California
Santa Monica
How to Remove a Cactus
Wear thick gloves as well as long clothing to prevent accidental contact with the spines.A cactus can grow rather large, which makes removing it quite difficult.Cut the cactus plant into small pieces or pads using a chainsaw.
California
Santa Monica
5 Tools Modern Farmers Should Be Thankful For
Not only do they provide an easy way to travel across your farm, they're also versatile—they can haul heavy loads of supplies wherever they need to go, they can help you install new fences , and with special attachments, you can even plow your driveway...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
AgrAbility Expands Its Toolbox
“Our new products are meant to serve a wide range of disabilities because we have farmers with a wide variety of needs and a wide variety of ag-related enterprises,” says Paul Jones, AgrAbility project manager.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
The Death of a Coconut Tree
This is done when felling from the ground (also called clear felling) is impossible, usually because of a structure in the way: house, swimming pool, fragile plants, subterranean water pipes or any other good enough reason.
California
El Segundo
Forest Unleashed
However, there's a bright side to the dilemma: My oaks and walnuts, which were pushed to compete, are nearly as tall as the cottonwoods. While I made a few attempts at the job, other projects always had a higher priority.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia