Landscaping term that refers to construction materials used in landscaping.

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Building natural stone steps

What tips and tricks are there to building steps? can it still be accessible for equipment and the elderly? how can I make it look like it has always been there?
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What tools do I need to build stone steps?

Do I need a lot of specialized tools? Will I have most of these tools already? What do they look like?
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How can I drain lawn with very little slope?

I have a depression on the side of my lawn where rain and sprinkler water collects. There used to be a plastic lined pond and a lot of rock (for the last 5-8 years) that I suspect blocked the water ...
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What problems should I expect to encounter when building stone steps?

How long does a set of steps take to build? Can you create a micro climate with stone work? What worked and what didn't work for the project? Will most issues be apparent right away?
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When building a cinder block wall, how do I attach/level the stacked blocks?

I am doing some garden remodeling, which includes making sunken beds for veggies. To separate the beds, I am stacking cinder blocks. The problem is that the base is not level, and there are some ...
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How do I work safely with stone?

Gardening can be very physical. That's part of the fun. Can I work with stone to make walls and steps safely? What should I watch out for?