No More Hedge of Death

I believe I have mentioned a time or two that we had a really bad winter up here in The Mitten. The Polar Vortex pretty much made our beautimous 180 foot hedge look like a mangy dog. It did try and regroup, but in the end, it was a lost cause.


The one end looked spotty.


The middle looked choppy.

And the far end just looked dead.


Honey hired a company to come and whack it down to meet the new growth, around a couple feet. They came Saturday before we left for the Tiger game.


It looks strange out there!


We are looking at way more field than we are used to, but it is a welcome change. We were tired of looking at all the ugly.


The Chicago two go home tonight so we are still staycationing. Talk to you later!



  1. deb said,

    July 21, 2014 at 8:10 AM

    They did a nice job!

  2. jodaley said,

    July 21, 2014 at 4:24 PM

    I just whacked my cosmos back because a groundhog decided they made a nice sleeping spot. Your yard looks pretty still, and I’m sure they’ll grow back nicely. Enjoy your staycation!

  3. June 15, 2015 at 8:45 AM

    […] Hedge of Death was back this spring. Another harsh winter equals another 180 feet of green-free […]

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