Well, I technically did this one, but not exactly how I originally intended. After an hour in the backyard, the "place" we had decided on for the boysenberries looked like this:
After an hour or so more, it looked like this:
And the waste bin looked like this:
So much for my other goal this week to get rid of more of the tree!
I decided that with all the roots and trash in ground, I should probably do more to clean it out before planting anything. And then I second-guessed our decision to plant the berries next to the house (I am nothing if not indecisive). So finally I just did this:
I both cleared a place and planted the boysenberries. I love buying time for more indecisiveness =).
Aren't you jealous of how splendid our back yard looks already?
Overgrown side yard, complete with decomposing cardboard
The trees my hubby wants me to leave alone (yeah right)
Ivy everywhere! I am thisclose to convincing John that it is a noxious weed and shouldn't be his favorite landscaping feature.
One of two dead trees.
Dirty deck, shaky trellis.
p.s. That bit about our splendid yard was a joke.