I started out as pulling a few weeds from the cauldron (as I call it) that is hanging in front of the house. The next thing I knew I found myself tearing all of the stones away from the ring and re-stacking them. The grass, over who knows how many years, had grown all over the rocks and most of the stones were wobbling and falling down while I was pulling the weeds.
Best before shot I could find. (Walking Sweet Pea)
So now everything is nice and stable. Unfortunately I found out that this whole contraption was built to cover an old tree stump. Most of it has rotted out, but I will need to backfill a few inches before I can plant anything in there. Maybe some annuals. I did find what looked like old dead strawberry plants. I’m not sure how they’d do in our climate, but its an idea.
After. (clean and stable)
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