A municipal gardener managed to partially cut his throat whilst operating a chainsaw in the town of Arcos de la Frontera (Cádiz).
The private company charged with maintaining public parks and gardens in Salobreña, ATHISA, has stepped up the pace of palm pruning.
As many of you in Almuñécar will have noticed, the palm tree pruning has been moving along quite nicely.
The Councillor for the Environment for Almuñécar, Luis Aragón, has announced that the palm-tree pruning operation have begun.
The Almuñécar Town Hall has announced that it has begun cleaning up the town’s palm trees, starting in the town centre. Exciting stuff, eh!
There is a time to prune and a time when not to, and the basic guideline is do it whilst the plant is seasonally dormant. Hence the latest political squabble in Almuñécar.
One of the pines on the Cerro de la Virgen (Motril) had been literally ripped out by the roots by the gale. Cerro de la Virgen is the church on hill next Parque de las Américas.
The Motril Maintenance Department were busy during the month of January pruning the town centre’s 300 palm trees.
The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios de la Costa Tropical, has been busy along Avenida Costa del Sol in Almuñécar.