Lots has happened at Gaiety Hollow in February…sorry I can’t show you the garden under 3 feet of snow, but I couldn’t get out of my driveway to take photos!

The day before the snowstorm arborist Woody Dukes sent these photos of what looked like spring on the way…

Hbird 2

Hbird 3

Hbnird 1

and work continued on the removal of the giant ten foot tall oak stump…It turns out that age is calculated by diameter not circumference, and the tree once thought to be almost 275 years old was found to be more like 140…still venerable



and then the stump was dug out and ground…

stump 1

stump 2

Almost time to replant.   Interior renovations are almost complete…stay tuned for a pictorial update.