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Refreshing the garden

With a long weekend upon us, it is time for a few odd jobs.

This morning I went to a garden supplies place on Boundary Road, near Pet Stock, looking for fence posts.  They directed me to Red Gum Supplies Co / Cypress Pine Timber Co on Governor Road, Mordialloc.  Theresa, one of the owners, gave us excellent service, selling us ten cypress fence posts and quick set concrete for about $210. They were delivered about lunchtime.

From there we went to Boundary Garden Supplies to buy two cubic metres of 10mm pine chips.  That cost $140 delivered, arriving at about 2pm.

So this afternoon we reinstated our garden edging and spread almost all the mulch.  The garden edging was ripped out when the new stormwater pipes were laid, and the garden itself was dug up too.  After a few hours of digging out the edging, leveling the garden beds and spreading the mulch, we are all exhausted and the garden is looking fresh and tidy.

Tomorrow we'll put the fence posts in - it will be a new, sturdier, fence around the chicken run.

Later this weekend, we'll put some extra plants in.

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