Category : Landscaping & Garden & Landscape : Home & Garden

Backyard Fire Pit

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We live in a fast pace world. Most new products are geared towards producing things faster. Have you stopped to listen to any of the advertisements on the radio and television? If you do you will realize the number of times words like faster, quicker, speedier are used.

How to Kill a Ficus Stump?

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Ficus, scientifically named Ficus benjamina, is a type of fig tree that originated in Asia. Gardeners typically prize this tree for its ability to reach 60 feet and height and form a wide canopy of drooping branches. Oftentimes, ficus must be cut down when the outgrow their planting site, cast too m

Substitute for Rock Wool

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Rock wool, also known as mineral wool is used for loft insulation. However if you are looking for a more ecologically friendly material to use there are a number of alternative options on the market. These rock wool alternatives are made from non-toxic materials that are safe to install. You need no

How to Make Asphalt

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Asphalt is a type of concrete that is used to pave driveways and roads. It is composed of particles of rocks and sand, called aggregate, which are mixed with hot asphalt cement. This cement is a by-product of crude oil production and resembles tar. The asphalt acts as a bonding agent to seal the agg

How Do I Mow With a Reel Mower?

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A reel mower is a lawn mower propelled by human power. Reel mowers cut grass with a scissor-like action. Reel mowers are quiet and they do not consume gas, oil or electricity. You can mow your lawn late at night or early in the morning without disturbing your neighbors. You can add a grass catcher t

How to Get Rid of Algae on Decks

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In humid locales, algae is always a possibility. It grows over most surfaces given the chance, including your deck. Fortunately, ridding your deck of algae growth need not be difficult or expensive. With a single bleach treatment you can strip away the growth, leaving behind a clear, clean deck. It'

How to Remove a Concrete Walkway

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Concrete is a generally solid material that usually outlasts most other materials used for walkways; however, for a number of reasons ranging from incorrect installation to extreme weather, even durable concrete can deteriorate over time. Whether you need to remove a concrete walkway because of dete

How to Install Stockade Fence

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Stockade fencing is a retro look for fencing that provides privacy as well as security. Traditionally, stockade fences were built by installing logs vertically, side by side with their ends buried deep in the ground. This was nearly impenetrable by people and animals. You can install a stockade fenc

Kentucky Plant Identification

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Kentucky's botanical history is littered with trailblazers who found inspiration in the rolling hills of the Bluegrass state. Texts listing the flora of Kentucky began appearing as early as the mid-1700s by botanists who trekked the land on foot, recording as they went. Specific plants are identifie