Tag Archives: recycling

How to Recycle Your Downed Tree as Lumber

Here is some practical advice courtesy of TreeSteward (and Woodworker) Jeff Lund on what to expect if you decide to have your yard tree converted into usable lumber after its demise.  In general, trees are removed from yards for one … Continue reading

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The Story of Wood: March 26, 2011

When a tree falls down in northern Virginia, can it be reincarnated as a cradle, a tool handle or part of a house? Potomac Overlook Regional Park is working to make this possible through its one-day event “Story of Wood”. … Continue reading

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Community Pruning Workshops Open to the Public: February 12 and 13, 2011

Learn about basic tree and shrub pruning! This is a community education program, free of charge. You’ll have an opportunity to see pruning in action and real live TreeStewards will be available to answer questions. Your shrubs and trees will … Continue reading

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Tree Recycling: Using Downed Trees for Good Wood

What can be done when you lose a cherished tree?  In most cases, a tree removal contractor will dispose of the tree by cutting it into an appropriate size and placing it on the street where the municipality will remove … Continue reading

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