We recently had to dig up our very loved Comice pear tree. It had become infested with some sort of internal leaf bug and after a couple of years of spreading through it, was totally infested with no reasonable treatment available. A great pity as it had dozens of pears on it which were also in a mess:(
Anyhow, it was only small and DB took a couple of days to get it up. When I next went outside, he had put this in its place:
It is our Ruby wedding anniversary this week. Who would have thought, so a very apt piece of art from him.