Updated: Oct 28, 2018
Posted by Marina
Yesterday Ondra, Zuzka (our Helpx volunteers) and Paul cut one of the mimosa trees down quite a bit as all the branches were hanging over the roof of the cabin. Mimosa trees bloom beautifully in spring time with wonderful little furry yellow balls. The down side of mimosa trees is that they grow very fast, their roots don't go very deep so they are the first trees to fall over after a storm which is why you have to keep an eye on them if they grow close to your house.
Last night, after a whole day of heavy rain, the remainder of the tree toppled over. After years of resting on the cabin roof it couldn't stay upright alone.