Before and After (my backyard) ....

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  1. Tina

    Tina Young Pine

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    The work is still in progress but I feel much better now.
    Backyard before :

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    Cut many branches of the tree. Hopefully, we will get some sun now.

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    The old rail road ties coming off.

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    The ties are off


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    After the grasses were removed, HOLES :

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    Holes were filled with gravel


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    New small beds

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    So much better

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    The raised yard is done. What do you all think?


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  2. waretrop

    waretrop Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Wow. That was a project in a half.. You deserve many seeds and those lil patches too. Plus the hubby needs a pat on the back.....Looks good....
     
  3. Tina

    Tina Young Pine

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    Well, hubby deserves the pat on his back for taking the pictures. And he hired the guys doing the actual work ;-)
     
  4. waretrop

    waretrop Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    :D :D Oh that is funny. Well, we will pat him on the back for paying those guys and taking pictures.
     



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  5. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Quite a change! What did you use to replace the railroad ties? Did they say what caused all the holes? I see that you have stepping stones in place. How will you be using the area? Table/chairs? Lots of containers?
     
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  6. Tina

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    We replaced the old rail road ties with new ones.

    They said moles.
    All of the above :-D
     
  7. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    What a lovely area you have now. I can't wait to see it complete with furniture and potted plants.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Great area to relax in Tina. I think you guys did a wonderful job!
     
  9. Jewell

    Jewell Incorrigible Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Simply spectacular! What a lovely place to sit and relax. Can't wait to see how you 'decorate it' :stew1:
     
  10. Droopy

    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    My, what a change you've made. :stew2: I can feel my fingers itching now. I don't like to see so much empty space. :D
     

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