Thursday, 28 October 2021

Time for a trim


Last week we had the tree guy here trimming our palm trees. We have 5 around our property and sometimes the leaves go brown and look really untidy so we contacted our landlord who arranged for Steve (above) to come and have a look. Immediately he got to work and also had a wood chipper he put everything into. 

I don't know if you have heard of Phoenix Palm trees but they grow on average to about 18 metres tall and if you get stung by their leaves with your fingers/hands or stand on them they can lead to an infection, they really are nasty. 

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15 comments:

Billy Blue Eyes said...

Beautiful trees to have in your garden

Fun60 said...

I don't know anything about palm trees. The ones you have sound quite dangerous to have in the garden.

Susan Heather said...

Good to have them trimmed. Nice to look at from a distance but I would not want one in my garden.

William Kendall said...

New to me, but that is to be expected.

At Home In New Zealand said...

I always find it a bit dangerous to walk beneath the ones around Hamilton Lake - because of all the sparrows and pigeons that live in them!

s.c said...

Hope they give also some tropical fruit to undo the danger they pose.

magiceye said...

Nice capture and interesting information.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That's interesting about the phoenix palm trees.
I know that when I lived in Houston, Texas when they trimmed whatever type palm trees they had, huge brown cockroaches flew out of them like crazy.

Iris Flavia said...

Even if dangerous... beautiful and glad you got help so quickly.

Sharon said...

Palm tree trimming is a constant job. I see it all the time here.

Tigger said...

It looks good now - didn't know that about those pzlm trees. About the rugs they are felted wool and embroidery and i thought they were local but my landlady said 'Persian' so I've no idea, but agree they are lush.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

I like the look of palm trees, but they are high maintenance. And expensive to maintain, especially when they get tall.

Jim said...

Great shots.

Light and Voices said...

Greetings and Salutations! I did not know that they are dangerous to bump into. mmmm, good thing you contacted owner and had these palm trees trimmed. Be safe.

Einari Sinappi said...

That tree reminds me of a pineapple. Skiny and tall pineapple. :)

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