Drainage

After all the snowmelt yesterday, we had ourselves a few skating rinks around the yard! The ice wasn't quite thick enough to hold my weight as I did my rounds. Boy am I glad I found those rubber boots. Even if I had to cut the tops. Wider would have been nice, too, but at … Continue reading Drainage

Well, that was faster than I expected

I had sent photos of the clean up I had done yesterday, to my family.  When my brother was out here, working on the tractor, he went into the barn to look around, and found something to use to replace the plastic jug I'd put over the outlet on the fence post. It worked. I'll … Continue reading Well, that was faster than I expected

Clean up: spruce grove, fence line, reaching the gate!

Though we had a trip into town for another medical appointment and some errands (since we were there, anyhow!) in the late morning, I decided I needed to finish clearing the fence line in the spruce grove today.  My siblings and I are working things out in regards to checking on our mother over the … Continue reading Clean up: spruce grove, fence line, reaching the gate!

Clean up: spruce grove fence line, more progress, part two

After working my way through the first section, I realized the stuff I'd cleared away had hidden quite a bit.  So here are some before photos of the next section. (click on them to see them better) The little spruces were far enough from the fence that I found myself wondering, should I take them … Continue reading Clean up: spruce grove fence line, more progress, part two

Clean up: spruce grove fence line, part 2

I've got some before photos, and some taken during the clean up.  By this point, I had pretty much stopped with the pruning shears, except to clear things that were in the way. These three before pictures were taken in an area just before there a tree had fallen on the fence.  I wanted to … Continue reading Clean up: spruce grove fence line, part 2