As the temperatures outside reached the
mid 90s and the humidity climbed, I got
the idea it was time to trim the hedges.
With the recent heat and rain said
bushes had reached epic proportions and
I needed to trim them or get our yard
declared a National forest.
I was going to fire up the gas-powered
hedge clippers and go psycho on the
offending vegetation. But something in
the back of my head told me to rethink
If my memory was correct we’ve had a bird
nest on one end of the hedge in the past
so I grabbed the pruning shears instead.
After toiling long enough to trim about
4 foot of hedge the nest came into view.
As you can see from the picture it has
eggs in it.
So I wiped the sweat out of eyes, went
to get the camera, and took the picture.
With that done I quickly worked around
the nest leaving that area untrimmed.
One neighbor thought I was trying to
make the hedges into artwork and even
ventured a guess that I was going to
trim them to resemble a sea serpent with
Works for me, at least the nest is
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