How to cut down a dead tree

In this video clip, Monty cuts back a dead weeping pear tree, with ideas on re-using the stump.

In this video clip from Gardeners' World, Monty Don prunes back a recently deceased weeping pear (Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'), showing you how to take it down gradually, in manageable-sized pieces. He removes all the branches to leave a tall stump that can be used as a support for climbing clematis.

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