Our backyard suffered a bit during the renovation with heavy machinery driving all over it and general junk being dumped everywhere. We had tidied it up a bit but it still wasn't very kid friendly. The yard also is quite slopey so lacked really usable space for swings and ball play.
What we returned home to was nothing short of spectacular. Not only had the retaining wall been built but the yard had been terraced, new garden beds built, a cubby house built around our guava tree and beautiful soft turf coming.
Before - we have rubble and a little bit of grass
During - the building and filling and sculpting phase
|the builder's helper|
|the builder hard at work|
What we saw when we arrived home
|working on the design for the cubby|
|three generations (plus two furry helpers) frantically working in the dying light last night to finish the cubby|
|and it's done! everyone enjoying their new hideout|
We were blown away by the scale of the renovation that they had been able to achieve. Suffice to say we are two very happy adults, two very happy kids and two very happy dogs!
Thanks Nana and Grandad!