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Old 05-08-2020, 08:10 AM   #31
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March 30th.... The original lay of the land was.... at this trees base.
Behind, lays the new (hopefully high enough) protectant barrier of riprap.
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A 30 inch build up of rocks and debri totally bury the Northern floral bed and await it's removal.
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Old 05-08-2020, 02:05 PM   #32
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April 6

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Unburied the frontside of that bed/bench combo
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Created a brick circle (Not yet leveled) alongside an existing (yet somewhat buried) floral bed to perhaps rehome a bush in the near future.
Where that bush now exists I must yearly trim to keep it's size down. Rehoming it into a new larger area would eliminate that chore.
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April 7th
The big picture from North (Left) to South (Right)
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Most of the driftwood and seaweed has been removed from the lawn.
Most took rest all across the lawn to a depth where the rakes lay
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Old 05-09-2020, 09:45 AM   #34
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Isnt sea weed supposed to be a really good soil ammendment? Looks like an opportunity
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Old 05-09-2020, 05:11 PM   #35
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Oh ya...When the water table used to be low every couple years there would be a wave of dead seaweed pushed ashore by the strong winds.
I'd gather all I could and bury it in the beds but with the high water now, probably won't be seeing any of that for a while.

I add whatever freebies I can when it's available. I know some seaweeds are high in vitamins human wise but really don't know exactly what it adds to the soil but figure it sure doesn't hurt any.
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A week later, another circle's been added to the left of the southern bed.
This completes the enclosure/division between gravel and lawn.
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Time to take on what's been saved and temporarily stored around the veggie garden behind
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Old 06-16-2020, 07:06 PM   #37
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April 14th
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Added the circular brickwork to the left hand side of the bed melding the line with an existing bed

April 20th
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After unburying to it's base the line of bricks that separates lawn from gravel It's releveling and stacking now complete
April 26th
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Starting to relay the bricks that got washed out along the most northern area which will include a new fire pit! As you can see I've a lot of gravel to pitch back into place laying upon the lawn yet here and in the previous photos
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What used to be a raised bed, still needs about 18 inches of tossed up pea gravel removed from it's backside and....its interior
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I instead choose to first clear the lawn of gravel in the more southern area first hoping to save the yet dormant grass beneath.
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May 3rd
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Bricks and caps just about finished and.... a base set and fire ring now complete.

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VERY next day......Another round hits us.
Whitecaps sent water up the culvert, popped the cap they had set into the culvert before it's burial and blew through.... my nearly finished.

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My attempt at somewhat capping off the area to keep it from sending more gravel into the lawn and collapsing the fire pit till the roadcrew comes to do a patch.
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May 3rd
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Took out the red twig dogwood that got squashed by the riprap.
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Cleaned up the clutter around what shall in the near future become the vegetable garden.... aprox. 8x8

May 8th
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Gravel removal from the lawn's slowly coming along. Using the most clean to fill in behind the circular bed where grass once was.
No sense cutting a 4 foot strip of grass behind it so incorporated it.
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