Cowles Creative Pub., 1996 - Gardening - 80 pages
Landscape Essentials is filled with useful information and backyard building projects that add beauty and function to any yard. Projects include: building retaining walls, creating garden steps and paths, making a brick patio, constructing wood fences, and building small garden ponds.
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Building a Freestanding Wall
Building Garden Steps
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adjust attach Block Wall border pavers bottom Build Garden Steps Building a Retaining carpenter's level Check circular saw compactible gravel subbase concrete block cut stone deadmen depth drainage durable end blocks Everything You Need excavation fence brackets fill flagstone flanges flat footing Free-standing Wall galvanized spikes Garden Pond garden rake gravel backfill ground level hand tamper hillside holes inset Install interlocking block landscape construction landscape design landscape fabric landscape plan landscape walls latch hardware least line level loose material mark mason's string masonry blade masonry chisel Pack planting area pond liners post anchor reciprocating saw Remove retaining wall rigid plastic edging row of blocks runoff water Sand-set Patio screed sealer-preservative self-tapping set in sand shape shovel sides slope smooth spaced spade stakes Standard brick pavers stringers stucco sure surface swale tamping machine tape measure Test-fit timbers trench trowel V-shaped mortar tool vertical wheelbarrow wood yard