Garden Enhancements

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Create a Garden Wall with a Trellis

With care and patience, you can create a new space.

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Building a Garden Wall

Create a beautiful and functional new landscape element.

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Easy Ways to Landscape Around Trees

Make the best use of your trunk space.

A rain barrel outside a garage.
How to Build a Rain Barrel

By building a rain barrel, you can save fresh water for everyday use in the garden or otherwise.

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How to Paint Concrete Garden Statues

Gardens have held a magical presence in the lives of humans over the last few centuries.

A black wall covered with hanging wood boxes of ferns.
Living Wall: Create a Vertical Garden

Dress your home up with some living artwork.

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Temporary Awnings

Look around you when you take your next road trip and see if you can spot all the different awnings.

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Backfill Your Retaining Wall: 3 Tips for Easy Filling

When you have built your retaining wall, then you will need to add some backfill to the hole.

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Using a Rain Barrel as a Sprinkler System

Using a rain barrel as a sprinkler system is a great idea for two reasons.

A decorative garden fence.
3 Decorative Garden Fence Ideas

Spruce up your garden fence with these ideas.

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Build A Rock Waterfall In 5 Steps

A rock waterfall in your backyard can easily become a major focal point of your home.

Build a Garden Trellis for Vegetables, Vines and Flowers
Build a Garden Trellis for Vegetables, Vines and Flowers

Garden trellises are functional as well as beautiful.

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How to Fix Your Broken Garden Gnome

Life in the outdoors can be hard on a garden gnome.

A fan trellis sits against a wall in a residential yard.
How to Build a Fan Trellis

Add a statement piece to your garden landscape by following these steps.

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Building A Wire Cage To Protect Your Square Foot Garden

Keeping critters out of your square-foot garden can be accomplished with chicken wire.

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Painting a Wooden Arbor

A wooden arbor is a garden addition that will not only add tremendous form, but also function and value.

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Replacing an Outdoor Pergola

Replacing a pergola should not be an overly exhausting chore.

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Where To Place An Outdoor Pergola

A pergola is a simple structure that has been in use for centuries.

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Build A Garden Swing In 10 Steps

The following method can be used to create a fantastic wooden garden swing in 10 easy steps.

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How to Build a Trellis for Green Beans

In the garden, the best way to grow green beans is to use some sort of trellis.

A plastic garden fence.
How to Install Plastic Garden Fencing

Plastic garden fencing is great for seasonal garden use.

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Make A Bubbler Fountain In 5 Steps

A bubbler fountain is an attractive and fun addition to any yard or garden.

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Working with Mortar for Landscape Water Features

Mortar, which is a mixture of concrete, sand, and added water, is used for a sealant between stones.

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How to Calculate the Amount of Backfill Needed for Your Retaining Wall

When you have built a retaining wall, you will need to calculate the amount of backfill required.

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Things To Avoid With A Metal Trellis

Adding a metal trellis to your garden can be a beautiful and interesting visual garden element.

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How To Resurface A Concrete Retaining Wall

Concrete can crumble and you can piece it together.

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How to Line a Garden Bed

If you have decided to make your own raised garden bed, you will need to know how to line it.

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Restoring An Outdoor Pergola

A structurally sound pergola might just need refreshed.

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Building a Retaining Wall to Prevent Erosion

Erosion results in soil shifting downhill.

A trellis.
Best Ways to Organize a Planter Trellis

A trellis helps your vines grow up.

White pergola with curtains, growing plants and a table.
Hanging Plants From A Vinyl Pergola

Bring your plants to a higher level.

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An Arbor Can Add Style and Value to Your Yard

When warm weather arrives we all want to spend time outside.

cement rocks
Making Fake Rock out of Cement: 3 Tips

Add some character to any landscape.

A retaining wall.
Building a Railroad Tie Retaining Wall: Mistakes to Avoid

This type of wall has tremendous character.

metal mesh garden fence
How to Install Garden Fencing Mesh

The height will depend on what animals you need to keep out.

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Choosing the Best Pergola

Add shade and visual appeal with this DIY task.

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Adding an Outdoor Sink in the Garden

Adding an outdoor sink in the garden can be both useful and decorative. The sinks do not have to be new. They can be recycled from old sinks and installed into accent planters or newly built outdoor tables. Choosing a Location for Installation When installing an outdoor sink, it is necessary to choose

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Mistakes to Avoid when Building a Retaining Wall

If you have a sloping or uneven landscape, building a retaining wall can help to stabilize the soil. The wall helps to consolidate the ground and prevent erosion through the redistribution of lateral pressure caused by the slope. Concrete, bricks, wood, stone or railroad ties are some of the materials

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5 Benefits of Building a Retaining Wall

When it comes to building a retaining wall, there are many reasons that property owners might want one of these kinds of installations. A simple retaining wall involves some kind of strong materials, i.e. stone, brick, etc., that get placed within a greater topographical context. Often, a nearby soil

lily with ferns
Ferns Can Make Your Garden Green

If you have a shady moist, area, ferns will thrive there.

plant growing up a trellis
Design a Custom Trellis

Support the plants that offer visual appeal and shade.

Wood shed in a landscaped yard
Decorating Your Yard: 5 Ideas for the Well House

A well-house has function, but that doesn't mean it's boring

cinder-block retaining wall
Build a Cinder Block Retaining Wall

Creating a stable cinder block retaining wall might look like a difficult task to an outsider, but it's quick and manageable with these five steps.

A retaining wall
Retaining Wall: Capping Installation

Capping provides a finished look to your retaining wall.