Clean Up: fire pit ring

Yesterday, things were a bit cooler and finally nice enough to start a fire in the fire pit! I've been putting small branches and the invasive vines I've pulled up into there since last summer, so it felt good to finally burn that stuff away! While I was at it, I decided to clean up … Continue reading Clean Up: fire pit ring

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