One of the problems we have had since moving the chickens to the bottom of the garden. Is that the chickens are at the bottom of the garden. Let me explain. Without a path, in the wet, and ice of the winter, the journey to the chickens down the steep slope of the garden becomes a perilous affair.
So, to install a path. The prereq’s were to do it cheaply as possible, as quickly as possible, and to have the ability to resite/change the path if required without too much effort.
Cheaply – well I had purchased a lot of patio slabs in 2008 to put around the base of the run when they chickens were at the top of the house. Laying these our roughly on the lawn we had the perfect number. And the only additional expense would be ballast, cement, and hired help.
So a few trips to Wickes resulted in 7 bags of ballast, and one of cement, all for around 20 pounds.
Two men look into a hole …
Testing the slab …
Daddy can do some mixing too
The real professional at work
Left-hand down a bit