Monday, 24 January 2011

Weekend Project no 2

WE decided a while ago that our front garden is seriously overgrown!  And then, we booked a firm to install cavity wall insulation.  They are coming on Wednesday and we needed to clear in front of the house for them to get ladders up to the wall! 

I forgot to take a ‘before’ picture, but here’s some taken while the work was  ‘in progress’

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Mum came over to help.  She’s cutting back the ‘hedge’ at the front of the garden.

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Here’s the bit that needed cutting back so they can get their ladders in.  That aucuba and a couple of forsythia bushes have been severely cut back (murdered probably!!), to reveal the gorgeous bay window of my dining/scrap room.  I can’t believe how much lighter it is in there, even today on a dull grey day.

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Poor Maurice had to take 3 car loads to the dump!  And we still have a pile of cuttings on the lawn.

After they have been on Wednesday – providing the weather stays dry for a few more days – I will get out here and dig this bit and plant some ground cover while the bushes grow back.  But, I am determined not to let them get as big again!

1 comment:

Lynn said...

Hi Linda, were you the Cricut winner at Jill's seaside retreat last september? I was teaching the cricut workshops. Loving your blog.