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garden re-design part 6


By diydick


Hi All,
In the garden again today for 8.5hrs.Pleased with what I achieved.
Had to dig up old pipework as in the way,took the last of the conifers out.
Dismantled all pipework to biofilter and pond top up tank,gonna re -instate the pond top up tank at a later date as it collects rain water,which is better for pond.Removed the 6" soil pipe that was buried from pond upto waterfall,this was used to protect all the flexible pipes associated with the pond.I cannot totally remove these pipes yet as they go under the rocks at the pond edge and I have enough mess to deal with already lol.
After shredding the last of the two conifers and a tidy up I started to measure out the top of the garden and landscaping it,filling all the holes from the tree stumps and trenches from pipework as I went.
A busy but productive day in all.

soil pipe out that carried flexis

pond top up water butt removed,this is the biofilter in the corner,need to get rest of pipework out so I can get to the tree roots

That’s some of it out,getting down to the roots now

pipework and tree out,ground levelled

Another view

That’s looking better at top

View from top looking back at house and carnage!

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Will you keep some of those logs and make a pile in a corner for the insects?Well done, you are doing a brilliant job.

7 Aug, 2010


Great Job ... You must be shattered !lol

7 Aug, 2010


Thanx for your kind comments Grandmage & Kpjo.
I have an idea of something to do with the two bigger logs but have several other ones cut up ready to make a pile Grandmage.I'm a little tired this morning Kpjo but not shattered,I may be in about another week though lol.

7 Aug, 2010


That was/is a lot of hard work! You could also grow mushrooms on logs!

7 Aug, 2010

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