Get Expert Planting Advice from the Local Garden Center

Every spring people take to their backyards looking for ways to beautify their surroundings. Many people have a lot of ambition but unfortunately little knowledge on how to select and grow plants that will fare well in their climate. Thankfully local garden centers can be relied upon to assist people with their gardening questions. There … Read moreGet Expert Planting Advice from the Local Garden Center

How to build a brick patio around a swimming pool

Most people who put in a swimming pool in the backyard, whether above or below ground, find they would like to have a brick patio around the pool for putting deck chairs on and to make the whole thing look nicer. Most people also assume the job is too difficult to do alone, and so face the high cost of having someone put it in, or don’t have it done at all. The thing is though, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort, you can indeed put in a brick patio yourself.

The way you’d go about it is first surveying your property to ascertain the dimensions of your soon to be patio; remembering of course that the bigger the patio, the more bricks, which means more cost up front and more time on your part to put it in.

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Steps on How to Mix Recycled Glass and Concrete

Have you ever wondered how to mix recycled glass and concrete? You may have seen those trendy counter tops with glass chips embedded into them and thought them quite stylish. This article will show you the basics of mixing glass and concrete for just such a project. Why Do It Yourself? You’ve probably seen glass … Read moreSteps on How to Mix Recycled Glass and Concrete

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