Tom managed to chop down (in 5 minutes right where he wanted it to fall), chop up, and move this gumbo limbo tree which our horses had girdled.
It actually had some new leaves coming out on its branches, but between the fact that the horses had girdled it, and that it had termite trails running up it, Tom decided it was time for it to go. Turns out that was a good decision since the termites were eating it from the inside out.
We now have 2 new starts to gumbo limbo trees back behind the guest cabin. We will see if they grow like everyone says they do. The rumor is, all you have to do is stick the branches in the ground and they grow! We will keep you posted.