The Lemon: Grubs. 2007 turned out to be a banner year for grubs. Not so great for area lawns, however, including ours.

Grub Damage

Lemonade: There had always been a plan to terrace this hill and create a garden. The fact that the grub infestation (the only area of the property, by the way) completely destroyed the root structure simply created good timing. With no sod left to cut through, we decided to get started. These articles proved useful:

Retaining Wall Foundation Retaining Wall Layup
Retaining Wall from Right Wall from Left

July 4th

Wall Front