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rise of the stumps (part 3)

sanbaz

By sanbaz

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As you know im having a new area and old trees were cut down but then was the hard part of getting the stumps out,
Johnny and Joe have been digging alot of ground from around the stumps and taking some roots up, but after a couple of attemps seem to give up, thats young ones for you,
Well baz was off this weekend so i asked would he get Joe and try to get them out while weather was nice today, rain coming from spain so who knows when we may get a chance to do this,
I went off to work this morning but they were both still sleeping fast, i finish at 12 noon saturday and was driving home thinking if they havent started grrr" lol. anyway as i drove onto driveway i could see them in the garden, great, im so releaved i thought,
i turned into the garden and there it was a big stump, woohoo one out at last


what a big one hey!
anyway made the workers some well deserved breakfast and then they got back to work digging, cutting roots and more digging, baz`s poor back to


anyway joe isnt to good today with sore throat and head cold so i told him to go have his shower because his lovely girlfriend was waiting for him, i was dropping them into town where joe was going to have his ear piersed,hiho i thought but as long as thats all he was getting done, i agreed and i dropped them off, not back yet but they are coming back and having dinner here with us,
anyway i helped baz finally get the second stump out which was pretty hard even though baz and joe had done the hardest part, im so glad they are out, meaning only two very small bits to come out now close to the fence, well broken messy fence which will have to be replaced before i plant up anything,


so things feel like they are moving on now im so happy to say, when the next dry day comes and if im off work i shall start to sort through the soil and dig over the remainder of the area making it easy to work in some composs, so all in all a great days work from my troopers ;o))

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Thats good Sanbaz you must be well pleased now.... : O )) huge roots theyve taken out......ive been out tidying the garden a bit today.... not looking forward to tomorrows rain that were promised......

27 Feb, 2010

 

thanx holly, they have worked very hard today and all to please me, bless, im not looking forward to all the rain to come, was hoping to do a bit myself tomorrow, oh well! :o)

27 Feb, 2010

 

lets hope better weather is on the way soon....

27 Feb, 2010

 

i do hope so holly i get so down with winter, i need sunshine.

27 Feb, 2010

 

Well done, I bet you are so pleased, now you can get on and plan your next stage, will look forward to seeing what you are going to put in all that new bed.......

27 Feb, 2010

 

So, what was in the empty bottle in bottom right of top picture . . . hot toddy to keep them going . . . . they deserve a pat on the back ( or a massage) for all that effort . . . . well done lads !
: o ) )

27 Feb, 2010

 

thanx marg,, lol i mean dotty , im excited things are coming along well now ;o))
lol megan that was under all the ground haha, im sure baz would have been happier if it were full :o)). baz is sleeping now, poor guy ;o))

27 Feb, 2010

 

thats a hard days work san,cant see your spade there lol,thats half the battle over now and you can start your secret plan, hope you all enjoyed your well deserved dinner :o))

27 Feb, 2010

 

joanella i did have a little dig after joe had finished but im not to good at it with my dodgy wrists lol, anyway at least i can start to get things on the way now ;o))

27 Feb, 2010

 

Thats a good job they did for you, i was going to paint the new fence today, but the fence was to wet to do, although rain tomorrow suppose to be fine Monday and Tuesday so hope to get it done then.

27 Feb, 2010

 

yes rain from spain they say carol and winds, i would wait till it drys out first carol,

27 Feb, 2010

 

I know since its been put up its either been frost on it or wet through, dont mind painting, but when it comes to painting fences, i have to get myself in right frame of mine as i think painting fences is horrible :o))

27 Feb, 2010

 

know what you mean its not a job i love either ;o( get your granson round and offer some pocket money to help you

27 Feb, 2010

 

Didn`t they do well Sandra, you certainly gave me the idea to ask my son Dan to give me a hand in the garden (there`s a lot of heavy work to be done) He agreed at once! Once its all done you will have all that fine soil to plant in, I`ll bet it`ll look great once you finished. I really wish the rain would stop and the sun would come out. I`ve had enough of this Winter and I need some sun too.

27 Feb, 2010

 

they did so well San...its not an easy job gettiing stumps out as the roots can go so deep. They all deserve a good meal and a few drinks !

27 Feb, 2010

 

sandra glad your getting some help to, its been sunny here today but rain tomorrow :o( i cant wait to start my new project, :o))
thanx jane they have done really well, im pleased, lots of raking and sorting out bits of root and weeds but should be ok when i add composs to , getting there now :o)) could do with ray to help me with the P, lol

27 Feb, 2010

 

Will tell him San ! Cant wait to see..... ! x

27 Feb, 2010

 

and i bet he rushes to help me to ahahha :o)) i may have to ask if i get stuck for info ;o)) x

27 Feb, 2010

 

Sure he will help with the info San...will be exciting !

27 Feb, 2010

 

You lucky person, if it was possible to dig a hole here I swear it would become a pond in less time than it would take to clean the spade......
They do deserve a treat for all that hard work Sandra.....

27 Feb, 2010

 

that bad sue, we just had chinese for dinner, a nice treat for them as i dont really like take away im a home food person :o))
thanx jane :o)

27 Feb, 2010

 

It will look wonderful after it all comes together :o) It's a good thing you have plenty of help :o)

27 Feb, 2010

 

thanx hywel, i could never had done this without my lads and hubby ;o)

27 Feb, 2010

 

well worth the sweat and 'tears'. think of the plants you will be able to put there.

27 Feb, 2010

 

what a great job your boys have done Sanda bet they will be aching tomorrow, another step forward in your secret plans . Can't wait to see what you are going to do next, but I put money on it thatt its something to do with water!

27 Feb, 2010

 

thanx sea, yes im sure it will be worth it, should look so much better this summer ;o))
carole baz is aching tonight, his poor back, i feel awfull but so glad its done,i think you may be right or you maybe wrong lol :o))

27 Feb, 2010

 

Teaser lol

28 Feb, 2010

 

hahah carole,, i know! :o))

28 Feb, 2010

 

That's certainly a good job done! I can imagine how pleased you are. No gardening here, too wet :(

28 Feb, 2010

 

yes just a couple of very small roots to come out near fence Gee, so as soon as a warmish day i will start to tidy through soil and rake it to the level i want, fence at back needs attention to, but should all go to plan for spring /summer

28 Feb, 2010

 

Spring/summer... what a lovely thought :)

28 Feb, 2010

 

They've done a good job Sandra. Its a horrible job and very hard work. Your soil looks very nice btw. You must be so pleased that you've cleared the area now.

28 Feb, 2010

 

hi dawn yes they did work hard and poor baz hurt his back so i felt awfull cause i went on about the stumps coming out, he said a bit better today so im pleased, soil seems quite good but going to mix some composs to it just to be sure, may do a bit today as its sunny on and off and no rain yet :o))

1 Mar, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Well-done, Sandra! Now have more room for planting...;))

1 Mar, 2010

 

thanx uma, yes more room for planting, got quite a few plants now ready and two more ordered off ebay which should arrive tomoz and wed :o))

1 Mar, 2010

 

Sunny here today Sandra too but I've been at work all day - typical.
Did you get any gardening done?

1 Mar, 2010

 

hi dawn no not today was sunny but so cold i couldnt get into doing anything, maybe tomoz when johnny comes round and he may help me, had a slight rain fall but nothing really,

1 Mar, 2010

 

Speak to Johnny nice and I'm sure he'll help tomorrow. I would think you just want to get it sorted now.

1 Mar, 2010

 

i certainly do dawn, i only have to get two very small bits out now then dig all over taking any ivy and a few brambles away before the bramble stars again, then on with the next part of project :o)

1 Mar, 2010

 

Its so exciting ...

2 Mar, 2010

 

done some more today in my new blog dawn ;o))

2 Mar, 2010

 

Yes Sandra, I've just commented :-))

2 Mar, 2010

 

;o)

2 Mar, 2010

 

Well done Sanbaz! "AND THE BOYS!" it's very hard work digging out tree stumps, their awfull things to get out sometimes, we've done a few and to be honest they can be real pigs to get out and can be as hard as stone sometimes, keep looking forward to what you will have eventually!

3 Mar, 2010

 

thanx micky think i would have given up if not for everyone on here and encouraging comments, a bit of warm weather would gee me along i think :o))

3 Mar, 2010

 

And thumbs up to home food too!

Take away not good for me to be honest, except fish and chips of course!

3 Mar, 2010

 

im not atake away person, good home cooking here, occasional chippy here to ;o)

3 Mar, 2010

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