Westley Wheelbarrow. Only mostly dead.

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The ancient wheelbarrow thinks it is dead: the wheel no longer holds air, one handle is nearly snapped off, the frame twists crazily under load. Resurrection via a strap clamp and a handtruck; being dead doesn’t mean you get out of work.

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This 50′ area was lawn, and now is where front yard Xeriscaping trials will begin. SLC has the same climate as Albuquerque, New Mexico- so big lawns are unsustainable water hogs. Tearing out the sod was step one. Barrier cloth was step two. No step three yet. 

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The shoddy sod went under the ground cover to help fill the dip where I laid in channel tubing to bury the irrigation ditch running behind the studio. It will compress down over time. That or I solved the neighborhood’s barking dogs problem…

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