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Jackie's Journal

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Going, going, gone!

15 March 2017 08:01:37

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It's as if all my prayers have been answered.....

So for 4 years I pleaded with the council to remove the big Norwegian Maple outside my back door that just darkened the garden, and after many many calls and emails they did this a couple of weeks ago. 

That just left one tree across the road, not as big but imposing all the same and casting some shadow over the garden which is South facing on this side. 

Well on Monday the Council arrived, after my neighbour hounded them with calls when she saw my tree come down!! and they cut down the tree. 

Oh my goodness the difference in my garden is just amazing. The light levels have soared and so has the temp in my greenhouse as its smothered in sunshine. 

I'm just so delighted and so is my neighbour. When you google my house by satellite it showed a nice big wide garden and then Two big black circles where the shadows of the trees cover most of the garden when the trees are in full bloom. Well not anymore. Everywhere looks so bright and airy now. And with this beautiful weather you can really see the difference. So really chuffed!! 


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Jacinta D Jacinta D 15 March 2017 08:40:01

I don't blame you being chuffed. It looks great now.


Myrtle Myrtle 15 March 2017 12:18:40

I must keep on pleading so!


fraoch fraoch 15 March 2017 13:16:00

Fantastic, Jackie! It just shows persistence pays.


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 15 March 2017 13:40:43

Keep annoying them, it seems to have worked. It will make a huge difference to the light and also the movement of air in your garden.


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