Fence Repairs

The fence that runs along the bottom of our garden needs replacing. The winter wet and cold has rotted many parts of it.We always regard this part of our boundary as important because it includes the gate which gives us  access to the wider countryside and so are eager to keep it in good repair.

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It took a day to take the old fence down and replace a few rotten posts.

Then a visit to the local woodland timber yard resulted in a delivery truck dumping a pile of fence panels and a new gate. The garden smelled of freshly cut wood.

A second day saw us fixing up new fence panels and a new gate complete with replacement hinges and catch. We thought it looked mighty good when we finished!

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About greenbenchramblings

A retired primary school head teacher, I now spend much of my time gardening in our quarter acre plot in rural Shropshire south of Shrewsbury. I share my garden with Jude my wife a newly retired teacher , eight assorted chickens and a plethora of wildlife. Jude does all the heavy work as I have a damaged spine and right leg. We also garden on an allotment nearby. We are interested in all things related to gardens, green issues and wildlife.
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10 Responses to Fence Repairs

  1. Christy says:

    You did a great job! I love picket fences (I have one too.)

  2. Val says:

    Looking good!
    Here’s a link to a blog that would appreciate some photos of your fence, old and new!
    “Fences Project”

  3. It does Malc! Good job! Margie

  4. PJ says:

    It looks great – and the smell of new wood is always lovely!

  5. What a beautiful fence! We have the smell of lovely new wood here too as Mr S is replacing some floorboards. A most evocative smell that wafts through this post! 🙂

  6. A great job and a lovely fence!

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