We didn't take pictures from the very beginning, but these are pretty close to what a disaster the whole place was.
|My dad had already taken out all of the roots of the grape vines and bamboo.|
This area used to be covered with red lava rocks also. My dad painstakingly
picked them all up to put elsewhere in our backyard.
|He was recycling the bricks from our old patio before we had the new|
patio put in. He had to scrape off all the dirt from each brick so they would
|This was my dad's Father's day gift. Me working in the backyard. The weeds|
were almost as tall as me! First came the weedwhacking then I got to tearing out
all the ground cover and getting rid of old wood that had been sitting out for
|Christopher and my mom emptied out the shed so he could tear it down.|
|Emmy is hard at work|
|Emmy was trying to help my dad... after he smoothed out|
all of his sand.
|I thought that I would be out of a job for a while so I took on this project.|
I was out here weeding when I got my call for a second interview. After that
I had to rush to get it all done.
|I also decided to take on on the back mound. I weeded and then my mom and|
I planted all her plants.
|The old shed is on the grass now. Once we're done with the whole backyard|
my mom is going to have someone haul all of our stuff away.
|I was so dirty that it looks like I have a terrible sock tan, but|
it's a dirt tan!