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Throwing Stones

This seems like the week of garden activity for me! Thank goodness, I have the strength to do the manual labour needed to get this job done! But – here I had lots of help! We finally got around to throwing stones for our new Zen area. It is already taking shape and I am so pleased that my hubby is gonna be part of this garden feature!

My faithful work horse! This is going to be a tough delivery!

[one_half]Ok – this is the 40 sq.m. area we need to fill[/one_half]

[one_half_last]It is a substantial piece of land[/one_half_last]

[one_half]This is 4 tons of stone![/one_half]

[one_half_last]13mm Worcester – from Bark & Stone[/one_half_last]

[one_half]Working my butt off![/one_half]

[one_half_last]Nearly done! Whew![/one_half_last]

Zooooooom!! Who would have known that this job took us exactly 1 hour to complete!

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[one_half]Neatens up the whole area[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Also brightens up the area[/one_half_last]

I am super happy that we have leapt over this hurdle. Again, we have used the services of Bark & Stone in Montague Gardens. Their service is great and Dennis, who delivers the stone, maneuvers his huge truck through narrow gaps like a pro. Thanks guys, once again! Now comes the decorating. We want to put up a sheltered cover where we can sit (maybe in our hammocks) and enjoy the cool evenings or just relaxing with a good book and dozing in the late afternoons – hey? What do you think?

Happy gardening this week xxxxx

By Barbara

Country living is the best! Being a true spirit of the earth, my garden is all about vegetables and fruit trees and herbs and chickens roaming free. I was keen to really start gardening when we moved to Philadelphia in 2005, but not your typical suburban-type garden – sterile and bug-free! I wanted an edible garden.

7 replies on “Throwing Stones”

Suggestions how do I keep this clean from leaves, dust an dogs running on this

No worries – I will be there to help! I thought it would take me days to finish (with Hannes obviously also helping) but it goes really quick with small stones.

Hi Donna – I sat in the middle of the stones as the sun set and the feeling is sooooo soothing to just sit and ponder. Perfect for the Zen feel area.

Hi Holley – yes I can’t wait for the Feng Shui feel πŸ™‚
Funny, I also thought this was going to be a massive job but it is really quick to do. We waited so long for that very same reason, but it is chop-chop finished! Don’t go for big stones – that’s a killer!

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