All entries for Sunday 05 June 2005

June 05, 2005

Hi ho, hi ho…it's off to work I go

Follow-up to A hard days work from Kieran's blog

…with a bucket and spade…

Beautiful day today, so we got quite a bit done (even if it was just in the afternoon again…just too lazy for this morning lark!).

The lawn is shaping up nicely and the wall on the left hand side is looking much tidier. As you can see, there is actually very little turf left (a good thing) and lots and lots of mud which will shortly be covered with patio and gravel. We'll get the stone on order this week and hopefully we can actually start laying some patio next weekend.

A hard days work

Follow-up to Garden work begins from Kieran's blog

Worked hard today (well, this afternoon, the morning was taken up with a hangover) in the garden and got quite a lot done with the help of my two new turf cutting machines, one from HSS and Barry.

We've got a lot more earth to dig up, but about 70% of the turf is up now and either rolled up for Steve's garden or in the skip.

If it doesn't rain tomorrow I should be able to get the earth down to the right level for the patio…but my god it's going to be a lot of trips with the barrow to the skip :(

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