SUN + WATER = LIFE
Our little hill in Garfield is in the perfect spot to soak up the glorious sun. On a clear day, you can see open skies and Pittsburgh’s East End for miles. With resources in abundance the natural forest and wild plant growth has taken over.
So it is our longtime desired project to begin some forest maintenance and tree felling. A daunting task when standing in the shadow of a century old Maple wondering how do you cut down something so HUGE.
We have several areas to work with in the long term and a few specific areas of immediate focus, small stands of Black Locust shading out the rowed herb garden, and the raised bed garden; and the BIGGEST shade producer, the Maple.
Resources and connections blessedly show up when we need them most and with the help of Jason Boone of Urban Tree LLC, Josiah Leisher of Leisher Landscapes, and a little side support from G-Tech……..TIMMBBEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sustainable tree reclamation and land-use management, along with mutually beneficial collaborations will surely make for BRIGHT and SUNNIER skies this season!