This shrub has gone from cute little guy to hostile takeover of the kids’ playset.

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We hadn’t minded because it was hiding an old, disconnected post for an outlet. There used to be a fence here, which I tore down and moved toward the curb to give us more backyard. Some posts were not in the mood to go in the dry ground of summer years ago.

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But it’s been a wet spring and it’s time to go.

Shrub came out easy, and was transplanted.

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Dug out deep enough and broke off this pipe, and cut the old dead conduit. The concrete posts were a project. One came out easy. The other two required the neighbor’s sledgehammer. Some dirt and seed and I’m done.

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