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Project Backyard

We bought the house few years ago. And then we put all of our money into finishing the interior. Never had time to work on the backyard. But that changed in 2018. Here's "Project Backyard" and our progress.

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Day 1,023
Let's dig!
This year we're finally going to take care of the backyard which is a mess right now. We'll start with some digging. A huge excavator is al...
Day 1,330
Testing!
Testing durability of the umbrella we got to get some shade in the afternoons. He didn't break it but he was close. Nice light, isn't it? Gol...
Day 1,307
Kick off.
Today we've officially started working on the backyard. The amount of work it needs is huge. But we started. That's good. I've been document...
Day 1,358
Cheers!
Celebrating progress on our "Project Backyard" with my wife. A nice little moment during the sunset. Worth remembering. #evening #alcohol #wed...
Day 1,360
Another one!
I'm done with another stool for the firepit corner. I'm spending way too much time on each one. But it's so relaxing. It's such a differe...
Day 1,309
Moose
View from our bedroom window. We regularly have foxes, deers, ducks, cats and beavers visiting. But this is a first one. A freakin' moose! Walki...
Day 1,371
Fire!
@agamemnon (my sister) came to Bialystok for few days. We stayed up late drinking beer straight from Munich, watching the fire and talking. This...
Day 2,078
Feet
Nice evening #outdoors.
Day 2,023
Fibi on fire
We had our first #fire this season. And it was good. #badframing #badcropping #fibi
Day 1,357
Impregnating
We made some stools from the trees we cut down last year. I plan to impregnate 8-9 of them to put them in our firepit corner. Already hav...
Day 2,069
Roar!
This is not a cry. That's a shout of victory. Not sure what the source of such an excitement was, but I like the pic anyway.
Day 1,320
Working in the garden
Goal: This time next year I will post a photo of me lying on a green grass under that tree, sipping ice-cold beer. Yup. That's a...
Day 1,351
Backyard work
Another evening spent working in the backyard. We're getting close to finishing the fire pit corner. And look! A fence! #fall #outdoors...
Day 1,381
Corolla
My father owns a car that barely drives anymore. It has almost no floor left and near 400K km on the clock. Somehow it still passes the annual...
Day 1,353
Fire pit!
I spent the late afternoon in the backyard again. We're almost done with the firepit corner. Just few more minor chores. This will be my new...
Day 1,347
Built something!
Two years ago I took a similar photo - https://tookapic.com/photos/137716 - but this time I'm not treating hangover. I'm celebrating....
Day 1,400
5AM
5:50AM watering the lawn. We finally got to sow the lawn in the backyard. 400 square meters of lawn. This was the first watering. Progress! #outdo...
Day 1,356
Waiting
Still waiting for the first fire. We should throw a party. A proper firepit party. Sounds like an awesome idea. #outdoors #evening #light #mon...
Day 2,008
First
The very first pint of beer in the backyard this season. Did some yard work outdoors today. Felt good.
Day 1,359
Dead Trees
These were once "growing" in the river near our house: https://tookapic.com/photos/419614 Once they started to collapse on their own, we de...
Day 1,707
Little Gardner
Watering mom's plants during the golden hour. I'm so proud.
Day 2,119
Apples
Almost ready to be picked. Low hanging. No dog devoured any of them this year. 4 weeks passed.
Day 1,339
Our own beach
We've built ourselves a beach. Our own little private beach, just outside the house. It looks really good especially during the golden h...
Day 2,024
The lawn
Looks better. Much better than two weeks ago: https://tookapic.com/photos/787212, but still a lot of work to get it to its' best shape. For n...