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How to Frame a Driveway with Pavers

How to Frame a Driveway with Pavers

Plain blacktop or concrete driveways are neat and tidy, but they can be boring to look at. Creating a driveway border using some of the many styles of stone and brick pavers on the market, provides a little extra style. A border made of paving stones also provides some structural benefit, like prote......[Read More]
How to Restain a Stained Deck With a Solid Color

How to Restain a Stained Deck With a Solid Color

If you have a deck that is currently stained and you'd like to style it with a little more color, you can repaint the deck. However, before painting the deck you need to prepare it for the new finish by cleaning and sanding the deck surface. Be sure to watch the weather. This is a time-consuming pro......[Read More]
How to Remove Green Algae From an Outdoor Swing That Has Colored Fabric

How to Remove Green Algae From an Outdoor Swing That Has Colored Fabric

Many people purchase beautiful outdoor swings that are covered in fabric, only to realize a few months later all the weather that these swings will see. With the rain, humidity and heat, many swings will develop a green algae on the fabric. Getting that nasty green algae off is simple and can be don......[Read More]
Difference Between Acrylic and Enamel

Difference Between Acrylic and Enamel

It's not easy to tell the difference between acrylic and enamel just by looking because both are glossy, true colored and hard. But there are chemical makeup and finish differences.......[Read More]
Wooden Bird Feeders - Building a Charming Yard Decoration

Wooden Bird Feeders - Building a Charming Yard Decoration

Are you into bird watching? Are you wondering if there are any rare creatures in your local area you can perhaps attract to your yard? The best way to satisfy your curiosity is to build wooden bird feeders.......[Read More]
What Are the Black Spots in St Augustine Grass?

What Are the Black Spots in St Augustine Grass?

The spots in St. Augustine grass are not black spots, but are actually gray colored spots with a thin black edge. This is a sign of gray leaf spot, a serious disease of St. Augustine grass.......[Read More]
An Online Nursery Is a Great Place to Get Fresh Flowers, But How Do You Keep Them Fresh?

An Online Nursery Is a Great Place to Get Fresh Flowers, But How Do You Keep Them Fresh?

Are you looking for a great online nursery to purchase all the items that you need in order to make your yard look its best? Online nurseries are a great source to be able to get all of your plants, trees, shrubs, perennials and water plants in one great location!......[Read More]
How to Germinate Creeping Red Fescue

How to Germinate Creeping Red Fescue

Creeping red fescue is also called "creeping red" and sometimes simply "red fescue." It is a cool season grass variety that is used mainly in the middle and northern regions of the United States, according to the Seedland website. The seed has a higher germination rate than other grasses and can be ......[Read More]
How to Make Cleaning Solution for Fences & Decks

How to Make Cleaning Solution for Fences & Decks

Over the years, your home's fence and deck has been bombarded with dirt, dust and grime. You may have used a commercial deck and fence cleaner to maintain the surfaces, but the cleaners are becoming too expensive to buy regularly. There are other options, including making your own fence and deck cle......[Read More]
Here is How to Design the Perfect Water Garden

Here is How to Design the Perfect Water Garden

A water garden can be the most enjoyable investment you could ever make, or the biggest wet nightmare. A recent phone call from an angry water garden owner prompted this article. What she was describing ... ......[Read More]
Wood Versus Wrought Iron Fencing - Which Is the Winner?

Wood Versus Wrought Iron Fencing - Which Is the Winner?

Choices abound when looking for fencing materials and it can be difficult to determine the right choice for your needs. Two of the most popular styles on the market today are wood and wrought iron. So, which choice is the right one for you?......[Read More]
Hedgerow Maintenance

Hedgerow Maintenance

Hedgerows are not only an important aspect of our culture and heritage but also form a very important role in any farm. Acting as a corridor for pollinating and natural pest reducing fauna, they also act as natural and free boundary to the wonderful British field. They protect crops from wind damage......[Read More]
Maintenance Tips for Pavers

Maintenance Tips for Pavers

A beautiful floor made of paving stones can easily be ruined by the weather, chemical spills, and other outside factors. This is why proper cleaning and maintenance is necessary to keep it looking as if it was installed yesterday.......[Read More]
Brick Landscape Edging - A Classic Look

Brick Landscape Edging - A Classic Look

Are you interested in learning about some landscape edging ideas, but don't know where to look for help? This article takes a look at brick landscape edging and will provide you with some tips to get you started with your landscape edging product.......[Read More]
How Lawn Sprinklers Work

How Lawn Sprinklers Work

Maintaining and caring for a garden and lawn is not as simple as picking dandelions. Hours of work are put in weekly by many green-thumbs that want lush and thriving landscapes. If you have ever tried to maintain such an area, you know that without water, all the hard work and planning in the world ......[Read More]
How to Plant Ornamental Grasses in Peat Pots

How to Plant Ornamental Grasses in Peat Pots

Ornamental grasses come in a wide variety of heights, colors and textures and are used to add visual interest to a garden space or plant container. While ornamental grasses are available at most home and garden centers, the cost of mature grass plants can get expensive. Instead, consider growing you......[Read More]
How to Install Drip Edges to Vinyl Fascia

How to Install Drip Edges to Vinyl Fascia

Drip edge is a type of aluminum flashing that is installed on the bottom of a roof to help with water runoff. It is installed along the eave of the roof underneath the shingles. Its L-shape allows it to sit on top of the roof and hang over the side. Drip edge comes in 10- or 12-foot sections and is ......[Read More]
What Are the Advantages of Zero Turn Lawn Mowers?

What Are the Advantages of Zero Turn Lawn Mowers?

If you want a riding lawn mower that will allow you to groom your lawn quickly and efficiently without the need for a string trimmer, then the zero turn lawnmower is your best choice.......[Read More]
New Home Landscape Ideas

New Home Landscape Ideas

Starting the landscaping of a new home is exciting to some and daunting to others. If you are faced with this task, take solace in the fact that, though you will have to wait longer for the landscape to mature, you will not need to fix mistakes made by a previous owner. This is your opportunity to r......[Read More]