If you can stand another pool update! Lots of photos today, because I did not post yesterday and they have made a great deal of progress (and caused even more damage!) in a short span of time.
Here's the essentially finished excavation, including the spot for the spa and a little bench or step out that will go in the deep end.
And here is my beautiful blooming vine (no idea what type of flower this is; hopefully Robin can help me out here) that is persevering mostly bravely despite chaos and destruction on all sides!
This is a shot of the entire deep end; that rock strata is about 10 feet tall. I guess if we wanted the "really natural look" we could just line this pit with river stone and fill it! Doesn't look like the water would go anywhere!
Here, you'll see a couple of shots of the guys laying the plumbing and the rebar interior (the rebar will support the gunnite). I am still amazed they got all of this done in one day. Wow.
Then, a couple of shots of the finished product, including the spa. I'm guessing with this much rock this close to the surface of the yard, they must have blasted an awful lot of rock out of this hillside in order to build our house!
And last, but not least for the day, the visible evidence of today's record-high pollen count, which is making all of us (human and canine alike) miserable. Tomorrow's rain will be welcome, as even the air has a yellowish tint!
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