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Renniekins vs The Hedge
Apparently, hedges absolutely love cold and very rainy weather. [Side note: hedges may be the only ones who love our current weather; I know I'm sick of it.] I say this because my hedge has been growing out of control these past few weeks. It is trying to take over my backyard. It very nearly succeeded.

I have a large privacy hedge which surrounds my backyard. I would say that in the past couple of weeks, it has almost doubled in width, and gained about a foot in height. It's been looming over my yard, casting a pall over everything. Slowly inching its way inwards toward domination.

Well today, I finally went Edward Scissorhands on its leafy green ass. I borrowed my parents' extra-large electric hedge trimmer, and went to work. My lawn is now strewn with branch trimmings, but the hedge is looking more normal again. I shaved off its sides and all the branches trying to creep their way into the backyard. I started working on the top, but was worn out from my attack on its sides. I'll try to finish it up tomorrow. I think it's clear to the hedge who is in charge of the yard now -- it shrank from my words as I promised it, "I'll be back."
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From: stilldocked Date: May 17th, 2002 02:51 pm (UTC) (Link)
wow...you went medieval on the hedge, didn't you?

You are the gardening Marcellus Wallace...
renniekins From: renniekins Date: May 17th, 2002 06:50 pm (UTC) (Link)


Yes indeedy, I showed it a thing or two.
cynnerth From: cynnerth Date: May 17th, 2002 03:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
You must be "bushed" after all that work....heh heh...*ahem*
renniekins From: renniekins Date: May 17th, 2002 06:49 pm (UTC) (Link)


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