Monday, April 7, 2008

One Spooky Night

Last night about 11PM a squall hit us. I heard the sound of a large branch beginning to brake, not a pretty sound. And then the thud as it fell to the grown. Was it the large poinciana or one of the avocados? This morning I found this large branch from our old oak. At first it looked like a healthy branch.

Here you can see that it was rotting inside of the branch. Than termites that eat only wet and decomposing wood started to eat the center of the trunk. Most of the old oaks have some termites. Not to worry, this termite does not come into homes.