Tuesday, May 8, 2007
The Big Back Yard Check List

This is a general spring backyard Checklist

Yard (taken from howtocleananything.com)

O Check fence line for damage and test posts for stability
O Check for mildew and fungus. Is cleaning necessary?
O Check stability of structures (patio's, gazebo's, jungle gym's, stairs)
O Check retaining walls for movement and drainage
O Pick up large branches and twigs
O Sweep walks, driveways, and paths. Hose down if needed.
O Check drive for antifreeze, oil, steering fluid, etc
O Check seal on attic access hatch to prevent heat loss from house into attic

Garden

O Pick up rocks, sticks, grass, and weeds
O Add previous years compost and manure to garden, dig to mix in
O Check closely for evidence of pests (insects, mice, etc)
O Apply pesticides, if necessary. Investigate other means if possible.
O Check all pesticides and fertilizers. If not required check for proper disposal
O Edge garden.

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  posted at 5/08/2007 06:26:00 PM  
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2 Comments:
At May 9, 2007 at 12:12 AM, Blogger Michelle said...

Thats quite a check list you've got going on.

It's been so busy now that this is the first chance to check in with all my bloggity friends . . .anyway I see I was tagged for the 7 things meme too . . I'm finding quite a few friends have!

I'll have to go read yours now . .

 
At May 9, 2007 at 6:39 PM, Blogger Haley said...

Is that your backyard in the picture? If so it's very nice!

Thanks for stopping by!

Haley

 

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