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Turning our garden into a child friendly haven


By vix1981


My husband and I are expecting our first child in August, so thought best we pull our fingers out and make our house and garden child friendly. The house was easy!! Now on to the garden…….

We had a large tree in our garden that was not only blocking out the light, but was also affecting the wall behind it.

The tree has now been chopped down, and already it looks loads better, apart from the twenty large sacks of garden waste and the huge bundle of logs we are waiting to be picked up.!!

We have also lowered the wall that was behind the tree and that also makes the garden feel bigger and brighter.

Next on the list to do is to repair the wall where the tree has been pushing on it for so long, whenever the rain stops that is!!

Once we have done the wall, we hope to pull up the paving and change it to grass. Did I mention this is all very new to us? lol

Will keep you posted and try to add photos along the way… No laughing though!!!

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I promise not to laugh :o)
Welcome to GoY.

13 Apr, 2009


Welcome to Goy look forward to seeing photos of all your work. Sounds like you have plenty to do

13 Apr, 2009


I wish we lived nearer to you - we have a log burner for your logs!

Welcome from me, as well. :-)

13 Apr, 2009


Certainly not laughing here,good idea to get those jobs done now,looking forward to seeing your photo,s .....

13 Apr, 2009


Hi, Welcome to GOY.
I won't laugh at any of your efforts as long as you don't laugh at mine!! LOL.....I bet mine are more laughable than yours!!
I am looking forward to hearing of and seeing photos of your progress.

14 Apr, 2009


welcome to GoY but dont overdo it. Look after yourself and get hubby to do the heavy work. :o)
you do the nice bits and lets have some photos.

14 Apr, 2009

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