Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Busy in the Garden!

So I wanted a Grevillia that had outgrown it's space, to be removed.

So yesterday, Alan decided that it was time to do the dastardly deed, and free up some space.

So I took some pictures, here they are:

So here is the view towards the back garden from the patio at the side of the house. Everything is ready for Alan to chop the tree down.

Working out the best way to attack!

Here you see Alan up the ladder, sawing down the top branches from the tree. It was smothering everything in it's old dropped leaves, and my poor Frangipani couldn't stand it much longer! You can see how tall it was here, it is almost to the height of the palm beside it. (we didn't plant it, a bird did it!) Truely!!

Off the ladder finally - a job well done!

The view to the back showing all the branches that were chopped from the tree, along with all the Allamanda that was growing up through it!

Just look at all the branches and bits spread all over the grass.  Alan is about to mulch most of it now, and then it can be used in the garden.

So all this happened yesterday, I haven't had the opportunity to take a picture of the mulch yet, I'll do that tomorrow, and I'll show you how the yard is looking then!

Take care 


Diane-crewe said...

it always seems a shame when a plant has "settled" to cut it down ... but then the new space is fun to fill up xx Hope Alan was able to move after all that stretching xx

Rachaeldaisy said...

It's like your garden is getting a spring clean too. My hubby loves mulching things, I sometimes wonder if he prunes things just so he can get his mulcher out.