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TheH (Hazel)'s Journal

TheH (Hazel)'s Journal

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Timber!

14 October 2017 00:29:08

the Poplars I planted at the front boundary 8 years ago really shot up the last year or so and they were starting to interfere with the telephone lines. The original idea of them was to provide some shelter from the north winds while the rest of the woodland developed. Silly me!The prevailing wind is South-westerly so they were no help at all in protecting the garden! Next time I'll check the prevailing wind before I plant!

So while I had help here doing the patio construction the Builder from next door kindly helped us with the aid of his cherry-picker to take them down.

So between the timber from the decking and the demolished trees I'll have fuel for at least next year!

Now all I have to do is get it to a state where it can be stacked to dry out!!!!

And I'll have kindling for years too!!!!


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Jacinta D Jacinta D 14 October 2017 07:50:59

Happy chopping, Hazel. No doubt it'll be ready for the fire in jip time.


Jackie Jackie 14 October 2017 08:16:10

Wow that's some amount of wood. I hope you will have help shifting all that around. That's a big job. But nice to know the Winter warmth is taken care of too! 


JoanG JoanG 14 October 2017 20:50:38

That looks like a job that calls for more help! 


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 14 October 2017 21:08:26

I know! But my next helpers aren't due until November! I spent the day shredding up some of the stuff but it is pretty endless! It's the inevitable result of a construction project - the clear-up! Setting myself a target of one small area being cleared each day!!!!


fraoch fraoch 15 October 2017 12:50:56

Don't worry, November isn't that far away!


Scrubber Scrubber 15 October 2017 15:25:25

Yes its comparatively easy  to lop down overgrown branches but when one has to chop themup they seem tomultiply by 100!


Scrubber Scrubber 15 October 2017 15:25:29

Yes its comparatively easy  to lop down overgrown branches but when one has to chop themup they seem tomultiply by 100!


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