I live in Massachusetts and have a swath of pachysandra approximately twelve inches wide growing against the foundation around my house. It's healthy and produced a lot of pretty, sweet-smelling ...
I have a 9' strip of land nestled between my driveway and the neighbor's fence. I'd like to plant some rows of blackberries and make some raised beds with tomatoes and vegetables here since it's one ...
My property (New Mexico, climate zone 7a) has a patch of ground between my driveway and a fence that's begging for a tree to be there. It's about 11 feet wide. Apparently a tree was there before, as ...
I have a raised bed that is on concrete. My local greenhouse told me I needed to replace ALL the dirt in there every year due to pollutants. Do you know if that is true as there is a lot of dirt and I ...
I just bought a house that has a backyard, but much of it is taken up by a concrete pad that connects the driveway to the garage. I was thinking about having the pad removed because I want to put ...
My husband and I are buying a portion of our neighbor's property... currently, our back yard has this ugly brick wall right by the back, which we are going to tear out. I also want to pull up all the ...
Apparently, what used to be a foundation for a small house is now part of our backyard. The house is long gone, but the concrete foundation has been there for as long as anyone can remember. Is there ...
I have a garden bed in between my fence and my lawn, seperated by a row of two bricks in an "L" arrangement. I'd like to replace the bricks with a concrete divider similar the picture in this post - ...
As I was planting a few fruit trees last weekend, I discovered an odd and very annoying phenomenon. About 6" down from ground level, I ran across a 2" layer of really crumbly concrete/gravel mixture. ...
I have three piles of rubble from an old stoop I just demolished. Here are some pictures: 1) sand pile: 2) concrete rubble pile: 3) and field stone pile: I have a few questions about how to ...