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To cold to fish, so I planted trees...

Yes, to cold and to windy, but a weekend at the cabin was still in store.

We had bought some arborvitae's  (26)  as a privacy barrier for the future.  5-6 foot tall.

So, I planted the trees and did a lot of maintenance work so now, Memorial weekend will be more free to fish.

So, how did the trees work...


It will be a few years before we get the full effect, but it does help take away from the blah fence.


A simple project that cost under $230 dollars that made a big difference.   Simple things when you go to sell can make a big difference.


I also picked up 2 new clients at the cabin.

Comment balloon 8 commentsWilliam Feela • May 15 2016 05:06PM
To cold to fish, so I planted trees…
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