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Garden Path for Sloped Yard

Default I will show you how to build garden paths on a sloped yard. I use treated wood as posts and beams. Then I will show you how to smooth the path and lay concrete pavers with weed mat to avoid those p...

Garden Steps

Default Create your own elegant looking garden steps from cinder blocks or concrete blocks. I'll show you how to prepare the soil, choosing the step block, riser block, cutting the blocks, securing the blo...

Storm Water Drainage

Default How to fix storm water getting into your basement with proper drainage. This project I show you how to install a storm water drain from your down pipe and away from your house.

Paver Edging with Concrete

Default Learn how to make a garden paver edge using concrete. I have seen many ways on youtube on how to make a garden edge. Some really simple, others take more time. For my edge I wanted it to serve a fe...

How to safely move a boulder

Default Moving boulders can be dangerous if your not careful. You can hurt your back or crush your fingers. This video I will show you a safe technique to move a boulder, in fact I get my 2 daughters to do...

How to clear weeds for a garden bed

Default The project is quite simple but a physically demanding job. Clearing a patch of ground for a garden bed. In this project its all about the tools you use and just hard work. I show how to dig up the...

How to plant a tree

Default Planting a tree seems fairly straight forward, dig a hole and plant the tree. But there are a number of gotchas along the way that you need to be aware of. For example the stake that comes with the...

How to convert sprinkler from spray to drip

Default In this video I show you how to convert your spray sprinkler system to a drip sprinkler system. As with a lot of projects the hardest part is the preparation. I go through all the materials and too...

Pond

Cleaning a pond

Default Save your money and clean your own pond. This doesnt cost too much, it just needs some hard work. I explain the process of cleaning your pond. Removing dirt, cleaning all rocks, and renewing so it ...

Building a Keystone block pond wall

Default Give your pond a formal look by constructing a block pond wall with capping stone. In this video I show how to change an existing country style pond with rocks and plants, into a formal pond with b...

UV Pond Sterilizer

Default I'm using the TotalPond UV Pond Clarifier to make my pond clean again and make it safe for fish.

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Garden Paths

Creating paths in your sloped garden.

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