Thursday, August 27, 2020

Maximizing Backyard Space - HGTV

Maximize space in a small backyard with Chris Lambton's helpful tips, including a well-designed layout and planting in raised beds.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

How To Establish A Level Grade Line For Landscaping - This Old House

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares three methods for laying out perfectly level lines.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Designing the Perfect DIY Landscape | America's Best Front Yard | Better Homes & Gardens

To set your yard apart, invest in streetscaping to add to your home's current and future value. A pleasant view from the street gives a sense of individual pride and accomplishment that will yield results that last for decades.

The architectural features of your yard will be the most expensive and permanent. You may want to plan them in stages: the driveway first, good steps and walks next, porch or fence the next year. Select materials that will add to your landscape, not ruin its harmony. Plantings are easier to install and change, but you'll want to be sure to put them in the right places so they can quickly play a role.

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Building a Stone Fire Pit - HGTV Video

A backyard firepit is bordered with slate and filled with lava rock and blue glass. A fire pit is a perfect addition to this landscape.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Paving Stone & River Rock Landscape Pattern Ideas

Prefabricated landscape stepping stones can typically be found in any home center in your area. Learn about paving stone and river rock landscape patterns with help from a landscape designer.

Monday, August 3, 2020

How to Lay Brick | This Old House

This Old House mason, Mark McCullough takes a homeowner on as his new apprentice and shows him the tools, materials and technique for laying brick.