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A VERY LONG MAKEOVER............PART ONE.

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On the 17th November 2009 I wrote a blog Challenge Dottydaisy help……


This was the problem site, it needed an overhaul to say the least, OH had put the paving down a few years back and was very reluctant to take it up!!
Well this year he decided it was time to sort it out……..this is how it looked a couple of months ago.


First we decided a new fence was a must…..


And it looked so much better, in fact we could have stopped there, but, no, I knew exactly what I wanted, so poor OH began taking up the paving, and oh dear!! what a job it turned out to be, well 25 tips to the tip later we could see the end in sight!! ha ha……


Paving removed, scalping laid…..


Now what to put down? there are three small sheds and two bins and two manhole covers, not easy………..concluding tomorrow !!

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What a difference the new fence made. A lot of hard work but I bet it will look great when you show us the end result.

8 Sep, 2012

 

Can't wait to see the end results!

8 Sep, 2012

 

Looking good already!

8 Sep, 2012

 

I cannot wait either!

8 Sep, 2012

 

Well wait no more, it is on, hope you like it, I still get a buzz when I walk through the gate, hope our visitors like the changes too.....

8 Sep, 2012

 

its brilliant!

8 Sep, 2012

 

Excellent - have commented on part 2.

8 Sep, 2012

 

I cant believe the transformation from part 1 to the finished product....Excellent Dd!!!!

8 Sep, 2012

 

Thanks all.....

9 Sep, 2012

 

doing well Dotty, i have a problem area at the end of the garden and behind shed, it may get done one day or should i say year lol :o))

10 Sep, 2012

 

You've a big heart and loads of stamina, the pair of you! Looked great before you lifted the slabs...can't wait to see the end result!

11 Sep, 2012

 

San we have to be patient don't we? everything comes to those who wait......
Karen it was a rotten job for OH he would not let me do any of the heavy work at all, pleased it is all over though, not as young as we used to be lol

11 Sep, 2012

 

Going to look at part two now Dd, exciting:-)

11 Sep, 2012

 

Hope you like it BA.......

11 Sep, 2012

amy
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It's the starting thats the hard part Angela once you get going it starts to get exciting ,can't wait to see the next instalment !

26 Sep, 2012

 

Wow! You really are making some changes there Dd, going to look at next part now...

28 Sep, 2012

 

Amy that is very true, OH was very reluctant, but now that he sees the finished product, he is delighted.....phew!!
Flori we certainly are making lots of changes this year, nearly finished the rose border, run out of gravel, again!!

28 Sep, 2012

 

Hello Dotty ..
Interesting blog ... I'm catching up on blogs I've missed !

4 Oct, 2012

 

Oh good luck, it takes ages does it not?

4 Oct, 2012

 

Yes ... getting there, slowly ! :o)

4 Oct, 2012

 

Poor OH making all those trips to the tip! ... Are you members of your local Freecycle site, Dotty? ... I am always amazed at how many folk advertise pavers/bricks/hardcore etc. ... and it all seems to be taken quickly! ... Off to read part 2 now ............

8 Oct, 2012

 

Thanks Shirley.....yes poor OH he has had a year of hard work, we are removing the bog garden at the moment!! just another small project.

10 Oct, 2012

 

Off to see if there's a 'bog garden blog' .......

15 Oct, 2012

 

Not yet, half finished.........

19 Oct, 2012

 

Ok Dotty ... I have just come in from picking up fallen leaves and nearly jumped out of my skin when a Toad leapt across the border as I put my hand in to gather them ... very well camouflaged!

20 Oct, 2012

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