Saturday, June 9, 2012
While we are away . . .
We arranged to have our back yard fenced in anticipation of getting a dog. Unfortunately, the only time in the company's schedule before the end of summer is while we are out of town. So we had trees cut down, ivy dug up and other things in anticipation of the fence going in. Once the prep work for the fence began, I learned that my raspberry bushes had to be pulled up. Darn! They were within a couple of weeks from having ripe berries. They also had to cut down another tree. Our house sitter was frantically e-mailing us with questions and relaying our answers back to the fence guys. It's going to be a shadow box fence with a lattice top. Here are some pix. I can't be sure they will load in the correct order.
Getting it short in anticipation of warm weather and more jogging, it grows fast and will be long again by next winter.
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