On Tuesday I hinted at the HUGE tree down in our yard. First, let’s go back to Helping in the Yard though. You might remember the tree I talked about climbing and the neighbor coming out to assist me because, as he delicately put it, I was “going to break my neck.” Well, there it is to the left in all its upright glory.
I have since learned that this tree, and several others in the yard, are called Laurel Oaks. I was also told that they can be called Water Oaks but according to Wikipedia, those are two different types of species. I will do a little more research on this and get back to you. I digress . . . there it is in all its upright glory.
Wednesday morning I got a phone call from my neighbor about one pm informing me that a “real big” tree had fallen in my yard. I was not close to home so I called David. He went to the house and then called me saying, “Well, this is something Christie.” And he was right.
I arrived home about an hour later and this is the sight that greeted me:
What happened? Keep checking back in to find out more about this tree mystery, what we do to fix this situation, and whether this is really a Laurel or Water Oak. In the meantime, feel free to comment with your own theories or enlighten me as to what kind of tree this prostrate beauty is (or was).