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June 6, 2007

An Acre of Dirt

The deforestation of our yard continued last weekend. Renting the tractor was one of the best things we could have done. In five days I did as much work with the Bobcat as we could have done in five months by hand. So it was hot, and it was dusty, but it’s really paid off. Just look at the before and after pictures below.

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I’m liking these results. Now, the hard part is still ahead of us. Now we have to fill in the blanks and put some greenery back in our yard. Which is where we’re probably going to stumble. Grass we want for sure, and probably some more trees and nice bushes. But what will our budget allow us to get? I’m betting on Astroturf. Stay tuned to find out.

Here are more photos from the weekend, and even more at Flickr.

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