Winterizing: wood for the fire pit

I had some daylight left, so I decided to see how far I could get on another thing on my to-do list before winter. Some clean up of the pile of larger wood, by the fire pit. We may not have been able to use the fire pit over the summer, due to fire bans … Continue reading Winterizing: wood for the fire pit

Clean up: firepit area, gate and fence line start

This evening, I decided to be methodical about clearing the west yard trees, and get right into the fence line. It was a lot more work than I expected! This is what it looked like when I left it last time. I didn't get photos from this angle today, but if you look behind the … Continue reading Clean up: firepit area, gate and fence line start

Clean up progress; west yard trees

Today, I went back to around the west side of the maple grove to continue cleaning up.  This time, however, I focused on the area nearest the fire pit and gate.  This area seemed to have been mostly spruces, though only a few have survived. Let's look at the before pictures. This spruce tree is … Continue reading Clean up progress; west yard trees