Flagstone installation tips

Flagstone is uncut sedimentary rock with a typically level location. All-natural natural flagstone projects for homeowner to use for outdoor patio locations, pathways along with pointering stones. There are basically 2 approaches to establish an all-natural flagstone pathway or exterior patio area. & bull; Border: Dig a slim trench around the border of your internet … Read moreFlagstone installation tips

Flagstone installation tips

Flagstone is uncut sedimentary stone with a normally level area. Natural flagstone is prominent for property owners to utilize for patio areas, sidewalks as well as pointering rocks. There are essentially 2 methods to set up a natural flagstone sidewalk or outdoor patio. Utilize a lengthy board as well as a contractor’s degree to assist … Read moreFlagstone installation tips

Patio Deck Design

A patio deck, constructed at the back or in front of the home, offers accessible space for informal entertaining and day by day enjoyment of the splendid outdoors. Effective patio deck designs can increase the floor space of your home, such as a patio with private kitchen or dining area, where you can entertain your … Read morePatio Deck Design

How to build a homemade mosquito trap

Making a homemade mosquito trap is simple and cost effective. Sure there are several pricey traps on the market that could cost you hundreds of dollars. Why should you spend that money when a handcrafted mosquito trap works just as well and costs less?

Mosquitoes are a burden to us all and carry a variety of harmful diseases. Every year you spend a small fortune on ways to repel, control, or trap mosquitoes. With tough economic times and increased cost of living we find ourselves getting creative to save money.

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How to Photograph Washington, DC

Here are some photography tips and techniques on how to capture the best photos of Washington, DC.

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Landscape architecture awards.

Columbarium Memorial Garden, bluestone bluestone, common name for the blue, crystalline heptahydrate of cupric sulfate called chalcanthite, a minor ore of copper. It also refers to a fine-grained, light to dark colored blue-gray sandstone.  pavement. Japanese holly, rhododendron rhododendron (rō’dədĕn`drən) [Gr.,=rose tree], any plant of the genus Rhododendron, shrubs of the family Ericaceae (heath family) found chiefly in … Read moreLandscape architecture awards.

How to build a cinder block retaining wall

“Cinder block?” Why would you want to build your retaining wall out of cinder block?”  “I like cinder block better, it’s lighter to work with than concrete blocks, and won’t rot like timbers do”. “But for a retaining wall? You want heavy block for a retaining wall, don’t you?” When considering building a retaining wall … Read moreHow to build a cinder block retaining wall

Raise a pig in your backyard. (The pig pen).

I never thought I would raise my own pig, but as Thomas Jefferson once said, “I am an old man, but a new gardener.” Well, I am only 35, and I am but a new pig farmer. Here is what I learned while raising a pig during the summer of 2001: Why raise a pig? … Read moreRaise a pig in your backyard. (The pig pen).

Flagstone installation tips

Flagstone is uncut sedimentary rock with a naturally flat surface. The most common types are limestone, sandstone, shale and slate. You can purchase flagstone from home and garden stores which will carry the more popular types or visit a stone supply yard which will have more of a variety from which to choose. Flagstone is … Read moreFlagstone installation tips