Yellow Brick Road…

…Well not quite yellow or a road but it is a brick path ๐Ÿ™‚ We currently have a wood chip path which isn’t very durable when you get muddy wellies, soย I decided a while back, it would be great to have a better surface for our path.

The start of the path in July

Finally, a few months after my bright idea, the hard work begins… Last night, we made the most of the fading evening light,ย with wheelbarrows loaded with bricks, we raced down to the lottie (wheelbarrow race obviously :D) ย The bricks were bloomin heavy! Who needs a gym work out? Nicely toned biceps for me ๐Ÿ™‚

Mr.B Hard at Work

After evicting a family of snails that had made their home in the bricks we’d already laid, we discovered that we were about a row short of bricks! Not to worry, I’m going to get some more from my Grandad’s back garden, then it will be complete ๐Ÿ™‚

Erm excuse me!

Bricks With Character

We’ll need some major energy and muscle (with tea and choccie biscuits! :D) when we dig them in the ground. ย They do look fab and we’re really pleased with them ๐Ÿ™‚


Lottie Land Girl Kaz xx

7 thoughts on “Yellow Brick Road…

  1. The bricks are beautiful – they like they’ve got a bit of heart to them. We were thinking about putting a bark/ woodchip path down our plot and this is making us rethink – did you find yours awful? Do you think they are just not worth it? x

    • Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ they’re from an old chimney stack, well some of them are ๐Ÿ™‚ and hand made too! We’ve used wood chip for a while but when the mud was soggy and we trudged up and down the path we ended up with it on our wellies. We’ve got it between the raised beds and that’s been down a while but isn’t walked on very often. If you’re using the path a lot you may want to use something more permanent ๐Ÿ™‚ x

    • We’re really pleased with the look, we’ve not dug them in yet… Hopefully we will do in the spring! We’ve not got enough time at the mo. I love things which character, some of the bricks are over 100 years old from an old chimney stack ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m not keen on the ones from b&q pulse these were free ๐Ÿ™‚

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