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If you do not use your fireplace a lot, maybe the tree removal company will cut a deal on the green firewood value against their bill. Answered by help with sourcing from Madden Tree, Inc.: This is tricky, the tree has to be one that the tree company can make money on by selling it to a mill.
4 1/2 years ago I had some treework done to thin out and remove some mature Red Pines, and a few smaller White pines and deciduous trees.
You can ruffle the old mulch before you add more because this will prevent it from forming a hard surface that deflects water, instead of retaining it.
But the chips were mostly pine and the tree company left me a truckload. The pines chipped into very even-sized chips that aged to a light reddish brown. They are really nice wood chips, even 4 years later. Pine tree chipped for mulch? - Houzz.
Most palm trees you will need to pay to have removed, but below is a list of desirable species that nurseries, landscaping companies, and building companies will pay you to remove.
Mar 27, Chipped trees as mulch. For years I’d heard you shouldn’t use arborist wood chip mulch (the kind made of fallen trees and other brush chopped up by tree removal services) because they could spread problems such as diseases or insects to your garden. But the price was right (free if you flagged down one of their trucks in the neighborhood Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Seek Out a Logger for Free Tree Removal. If this is a Pine or Fir tree, check your local area for self-employed loggers.
They may even (depending on the size) pay you for the tree. They will cut it into merchantable lengths to process as lumber. At least, you may get the tree removed for free. I live in the northwest and this is common here. Catherine.