Sunday, 10 April 2011

Stage 2 Complete...


All paving slabs that are coming up in this round are up and the ground is ready for preparing. It took 4 trips to the tip just to get rid of the mortar from beneath the slabs. I now need to turn the earth - pick up and bag the small stones ready for laying under the patio when we do that x. Incidentally, the decking isn't going to come up for about a month so that the lawn has plenty of time to become established - and our bodies recover from the shock of lifting so much weight too!

Last summer I was collecting in the washing and as I stepped down from the decking I stepped on a frog, which promptly hopped under the decking and I was worried for ages that it was going to die under there - but look what we found yesterday (same frog do you think - it definitely stared me straight in the eye down the lens)...
Oh and yes we've got some little furry friends that have been hiding under the patio too - just look at their hoard of hazelnut shells!

2 comments:

  1. Oh well done. Did you have a nice bath and good slug of something?

    Those frogs get everywhere - I had one hop into my lap whilst weeding the other day!

    Looking forward to the next instalment.

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  2. It is looking very good! Let me know if you need some help at some point and I will get stuck in!!

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