101 Uses for Old Bricks

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These are the bricks we were left with from the old wall.

This is how I am slowly using them.

USING BRICKS - SIDE PATH 1

^A loose-laid path along the side of the house which will give me access to the other water butt to use on the front garden.

USING BRICKS - SIDE PATH 2

Every brick had to be lifted from the stack and dropped the other side of the water butt, then I had to run around to the front of the house to lay them, then scamper back again.  Who needs to go to a gym?

This is the second path – along the side of the garage.  This one is trickier as the access to it is very narrow.  I have to squeeze between the oil tank and the wood store – get the angle wrong and I could get stuck!

I am about a third of the way along, perhaps a little more.  The ground here is riddles with bindweed so the bricks will make it easier to use my weed burner on it.

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Now we’ve got rid of the last of the builder’s rubble, I have my wheelbarrow back, so work should go quicker as I can move more bricks in one trip.

Once I have this path laid, I can store the remaining bricks here, down at the far end where they will act as a barrier to prevent my brother’s dog from escaping when he visits.

 

 

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