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Euphorbia milii (crown of thorns)

I am pretty new to keeping plants, and I have a Euphorbia Milii as a houseplant now sitting in a terracotta pot. I planted it in cactus soil, and I generally water it well, waiting for the soil to dry ...
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Stone Man Stay Put [closed]

I am trying to find this product that was mentioned. I have looked under Ace/Home Depot and Lowes. Any other ideas or links you can help me with?
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What’s the best way to remove 2-4 inches of large gravel from backyard?

New home owner. After moving in I noticed the previous owner had laid down some gravel in a portion of my backyard so he could store a boat. Approx 15ft x 30ft. It’s been completely taken over by ...
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Laying a CHEAP gravel car park over soil/grass

I am opening a small sports field and need to make a parking area (for aprox 30 cars) It has been suggested that the cheapest material I could use is "Road Planings" and I think I may have secured 3 ...
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How to lay gravel over grass

I would like to know how to lay gravel over a section of grass in my back yard which is currently a boggy mess. Is it a case of putting down a layer of hardcore mix followed by weedblock and then ...
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Sand and gravel appearing in garden

After every rainstorm here in south florida, the landscape has been full of sand and gravel that I rake every week, but it continues to appear again and again out of nowhere - Anyone with a suggestion ...
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Can I safely remove glued gravel on top of my bonsai plant's soil? [duplicate]

My friend has a bonsai plant that they won at a door prize and it is in a container where it came in and all the little pebbles are glued together. Is there a way to unglue the pebbles? Or if I were ...
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Big Max Shed Foundation

I have a 7 x 7 big max resin shed, resin floor. I'm putting in the corner of my yard for about year until we do some serious landscaping then it will be moved to a new location. What should I use ...
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Best power equipment to remove compacted gravel?

I have a gravel driveway in my front yard that I want to remove to put a garden bed. The gravel is large (1/2" to 1" dia.) and very compacted, so it is nearly impossible to remove by hand. I want to ...
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Shall I remove pea-sized rocks and gravels from soil before planting a flowering cherry?

I plan to plant a flowering cherry (upright form) in the edge of my garden, but there are quite a lot pea-sized rocks and gravels in the soil (as shown in the pics). I wonder if I need to clean all of ...
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How can I get weed seeds out of a gravel bed?

The side of my house has a small gravel bed that abuts the lawn. It is mostly choked with weeds and was in poor shape when we bought the place last year. I want to dig it up, put down new fabric and ...
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How can I dispose of gravel?

The previous owner of my house decided to plant two large junipers in front of the house and fill around them with ~1-2" diameter gravel. I've already taken out the junipers but now I am left to deal ...
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How do I flatten my soil to apply gravel?

I have dug up a section of my lawn to apply gravel. The soil is now very lumpy and I am wondering how to flatten it out?
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How can I keep gravel from moving out of my driveway during winter?

I have a gravel driveway going horizontally across a hill, and have trouble keeping the gravel in the driveway, especially during snow. This is because every time I shovel out the driveway, stones get ...
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Can I use crushed stone instead of pea gravel for drainage?

In another question I was advised to use pea gravel for french drains. Now, as it happens, a previous owner put down a lot of weed matting and covered it with perhaps 5cm of gravel. My best guess, ...
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Why is there concrete buried across my entire backyard?

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. ...