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You've slowly watched it die away. That stunning oak, dogwood, or pine in the garden just isn't going to make it this year. It's time to face the fact that your favorite tree is dead. But what do you do with dead trees in the yard? Before you go to cut down a dead tree, take this advice into account:

According to Organic Gardening, the best way to deal with dead trees isn't necessarily to cut them down.

Prune the tree so that no dangerous limbs could cause damage or injury but only cut the entire tree down if it is a threat to your property.