We have a gravel driveway at our home in south central Minnesota. We haven't been getting much snow in recent winters, but our driveway blows over...
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As I began cleaning my raised beds this spring I noticed that the stacked stones are loose and soil is leaking from the beds. Does anyone know how...
I have a nice flat yard that is on a slightly curved portion of the street. Unfortunately, we get weekend pleasure seekers who like to drive up th...
What are the best tree or shrubs to plant if the intention is for them to act as a "natural " privacy fence?
Dumb question that I can't find the answer to elsewhere: My 2-cycle snowblower uses gas mixed with the oil. Naturally, I over-bought fuel this ...
I need to add a 2nd zone to a new sprinkler system I am making a feeble attempt at installing. Im not sure how, or if its even possible to tap int...
I have a huge maple tree in my backyard that becuase of shade I assume, will not allow grass to grow under it. I have tried last several years to g...
I have seen the DIY shows on TV advocating the use of gravel to sink treated wood fence posts for years, yet the majority of contractors who do thi...
Help! My underground sprinker system is not working - I turned on the water, and opened up the valves recently. I tried one of the zones the othe...
This is in the odd question category: Last fall I cut some sod out of an area of my lawn to build a patio. I got caught by an early snowfall, an...
Help! Does the "good side" of a privacy fence face inside (towards my yard) or outside (towards the neighbors)? Question of cosmetics or security...
We recently had 2 15 inch tall brick planters built in front and up against our house along the walkway and in front of a bay window. Our house is ...
I saw somone using a tool on their lawn to get rid of leaves and the gravel that accumulates during the winter from the snow plows.It looks like a ...
I live in a cold climate - frost line 2'. My 8'x8' pergola has 4 posts (4'x4' but are only 8' long. How can I secure a proper footing so that it ...
I read some information on using the right type of sand for setting bed. It suggeststhat using a coarse concrete sand or stonesand as a setting be...
I am getting ready to install a brick patio and I am not sure which way would be the best to attach the brick pavers (1" thick) to the existing con...
I seem to have an underground spring(s) in my rear yard. They leave a large area of my lawn mushy and soggy until May/June when we regularly have t...
Each year I have to lay Bermuda sod on a 650 sq foot oval area with underground sprinklers. I thought Bermuda grass comes back each year?
I am looking for a large fountain to go with my house a 1907 Brownstone. Concrete 3 tier maybe. I need to find sources for new or old ones. I am...
What the pros & cons of large rear wheels on lawn mowers? Are they easier to handle on hills & rough ground? Thanks Howard