The area after the sod and the shrubs traded places
This would involve swapping an area of lawn by the house for the shrubs and roses by the street. There were probably easier ways to do this job if equipment and big muscles were involved. But during this same time my father passed away. Spending a month digging and sweating and hauling sod was a good way to blow off all the emotions that came from watching a parent and best friend die a long slow death in a nursing home.
The re-located garden the next spring
to be continued