kaBOOM! again

Clutter after the Blast

Clutter after the Blast

More thunderstorms, more wind, more rain this spring. Thursday afternoon another round of rain and wind swept through the yard. Then a scattering of hail and suddenly, from someplace far too close to us, a light flashed with KRACK BOOM!! and splinters of tree appeared on the patio. And then the storm just seemed to end, as if it had done what it had intended to do and so could quit.

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Barberry removal

Screen of Berberis thunbergii

Screen of Berberis thunbergii

While the tree guys were dealing with the elm, maple, and spruce, Lisa and I were tearing out the Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii) plants that acted as a screen at the top of the wall west of the back porch (and had spread widely around the yard).

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