More hacking and chopping

After the excitement of the surveys last week, we are once again waiting for something to happen. Not wanting to waste any time we are continuing to do a bit of clearing in the garden. This weekend a rather large and vicious pyracantha has taken the brunt of my pruning shears and pruning saw (with a little help from the chainsaw). It didn't come down without a fight though and I bear the scratches to prove it. I only have another 3 or 4 of these to do now.....

 This is the view before hacking and chopping

This is the view before hacking and chopping

 After a couple of sessions of extreme pruning the stone wall is now on view

After a couple of sessions of extreme pruning the stone wall is now on view

 This is the cuttings ready to burn.....

This is the cuttings ready to burn.....