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Re: blue jay bathing lesson NOW Cedar

If it's not yet been turned into mulch, ask the tree guy to cut lots of tree "cookies" for you. These are discs sliced across the tree. You can use them for an amazing number of things- table tops, stepping "stones" , wall plaques, etc. You can also have them leave a stump at a convenient height for use as a bird feeder, planter base, or solar lamp stand. It will last for a long time.

Daryl (tree hugger)

----- Original Message ----- From: "Karen Fernsler" <kmwos@korora.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue jay bathing lesson NOW Cedar

Yah :(.

Unfortunately the tree guys said it all had to go.
I have not the mustered up the courage to count the rings, but the
stump is easily 2.5 feet in diameter.

I love they way they smell even before they're turned into mulch!

On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 09:18:43AM -0500, Zemuly Sanders wrote:
Karen, what a beautiful cedar. What a shame to have lost its top since it
appears to be extremely old. I have two battered ones that have been
estimated to be about 150 years old. They are just about my favorite tree.
zone 7
West TN
----- Original Message ----- From: "Karen Fernsler" <kmwos@korora.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 11:33 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue jay bathing lesson

> Thanks for sharing that.
> I needed that.
> I'd been watching Doves since March nesting in a hanging basket outside
> the porch. One of the eggs hatched and for about three days
> we could see the chick being fed and happily raised and all, but after
> some
> swirly/twirly thing went through our yard last week, the poor little > thing
> was gone.
> It took this tree with it as well:
> http://lurch.ncsa.uiuc.edu/apr_2006/
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