|Cut Palm Frond with Clippers|
Also in the picture are my special "lady-sized" clippers. No way can I even get my hands around the normal sized ones. Smaller tools go a long way towards allowing women to be independent at this kind of job.
Next is the sheath part. Some people make beaut baskets and containers with these, and they are also useful as water troughs for wild life.
|Bangalow Palm Sheath Folded Up|
Because I put them into the rubbish bin, one at the time. Them, thorny rose clippings and maybe the odd blown-over tree are the only green waste I send off the premises. And only because I have no other way of disposal.
I fantasise that one day we'll have a green waste collection in our local towns to take care of palm fronds.