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DIY Garden Stepping Stones

Laying stone steps for a garden pathway is a simple do-it-yourself project. Picking the right stone from the myriad of choices available is likely the most difficult part. To keep the stones from sinking into the ground over time, many gardeners carve out the soil or sod and pour a foundation of san...More...

Do it Yourself Simple Pergola

Pergola patios and porches are ideal outdoor structures. They give the space a sense of definition while allowing you to experience the elements with subtle covering. Making a pergola often seems more complicated than it really is. You will first need to secure your posts and then build the pergola ...More...

What Is the Difference Between an Amaryllis & a Tiger Lily?

Gardeners encounter both tiger lily and amaryllis in plant catalogs, at nurseries or even grow them both in the garden or as a houseplant. Their large, colorful flowers with six petals are attractive, and if cut with a long stem, are long-lasting in a bouquet. While both tiger lily and amaryllis are...More...

Types Of Roofing For Today's Homes

Homeowners often want their homes to look their best. They take care to decorate the insides of their residences and pick out the best furniture and decorations. Similarly, people also consider what components they want ... ...More...

How to Stain Patios

Update the look of an exterior patio with concrete stain. Staining concrete changes the appearance of the patio from plain, ugly gray to an attractive piece of art that can match the landscape of the home. One type of stain for concrete is an acid stain. Acid stains penetrate into the concrete's por...More...

Overhead Cabinet Installation

If you find that you do not have enough storage space in your kitchen or pantry, and you already have floor cabinets, you may consider hanging cabinets on the wall. Many home improvement stores sell prefabricated kitchen cabinets that make installation a bit easier. If you are adding kitchen cabinet...More...

Fire Brick Uses

Fire bricks are made from fire clay, which is a typical mud clay, that has a high alumina content. Fire clay has an extremely high melting point and so is used in many high-heat applications. Fire clay is normally light and whitish in color, and so too are fire bricks.KilnsPottery kilns......More...

How to Lay Sod and Plant Grass Seeds

If you want to start a lawn, you have two options: plant grass seed or lay sod. Each has advantages and disadvantages. Sod, pieces of cut-up grass, soil and all, placed on your dirt bed is quick -- almost an instant lawn. Seed takes longer to establish, but it is cheaper and you can customize your m...More...

Seven Tips for Landscape Design for Beginners

If you've never tackled a landscape design before, you might be overwhelmed by all the choices you can make. But the same principles that guide your room setup inside should guide your designs outside, too. ... ...More...

How to Make Garden Trellis

A fan trellis provides support for climbing flower plants and vines. The leafy upward expanse and impressive height bring sophistication to the look of a garden, and improves the look of your house wall. Dedicate a small amount of time to complete the work....More...

How to Prune Zebra Grass

Zebra grass is a part of the ornamental grass category, which can be planted in a variety of landscapes and endures extreme heat or cold in different environments. Zebra grass grows during the early spring, which is the ideal time to prune the grass to remove dead leaves and stems in order to stimul...More...

What to Think About Before Deciding on a Wooden Garden Bridge

Spacious and beautiful backyards can benefit greatly from a garden bridge because they can accent your outdoor environment beautifully and provide a warm and classic feel. There are many uses for a wooden garden bridge which will instantly enhance the beauty of your pond or garden, but there are a f...More...

How to Install a Snow Blade on a Lawn Tractor

Lawn tractor snow blades typically come in a 46-inch width and affix to the front of the lawn tractor with a quick pin release. The blades will follow the contour of the ground because they have a lift linkage with a floating action---just like the kind of blade you'd attach to a full-size truck. Li...More...

Video: How to Best Fertilize Roses

Video Transcript Hi, I'm Angela Price from Eden Condensed, Small Space Garden Design, and this is Garden Space. So, how best to fertilize your roses? There's a lot of different products out there that are good for roses and roses actually need regular fertilizing in order to have......More...

Garden Storage Shed Plans

Garden storage shed plans are surprisingly simple once you put in the necessary time and careful research. Building your garden shed depends on a variety of factors - how big you want its measurements to be, the material it is made out of, how much money you are willing to spend. With enough plannin...More...

How to Hang a Hammock From a Tree and a Pole

Although most people hang a hammock between two trees, sometimes there is only once tree in the desired area. A lack of trees doesn't mean you can't enjoy your hammock; you just have to install a vertical support pole for hanging the other end of the hammock. When installed properly, the pole is jus...More...

Choosing Garden Decor - 5 Principles From a Designer

Balance is attained when all of the elements of a decorative plan work together to become something bigger than the sum of its parts. The art of balance is making sure that no one decorative item overshadows, competes or trumps any other item in an ensemble. It is sometimes appropriate to choose an ...More...

How to Clear Up & Clean a Green Swimming Pool

Green swimming pools are common when owners do not use their pool during the winter season. Not adding chemicals and allowing debris to build up will allow the water to turn green from debris and algae buildup. Clearing and cleaning up the pool requires pool chemicals and some hard work on your part...More...