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Creative Landscaping With Retaining Walls

Date October 23rd, 2008 Comment Comments Off on Creative Landscaping With Retaining Walls

by STEVE BOULDEN Retaining walls can be used to create raised garden beds, prevent erosion, and stabilize steep-sloped banks. They can be crafted from large river rocks, field stone, railroad ties, heavy timbers, concrete blocks, brick, steel, vinyl, or even small boulders. Whether the walls are supported by anchoring, gravity, pilings, or are cantilevered, quality […]

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Backyard Habitats – Water, Trees and Shrubs That Promote Wildlife

Date January 30th, 2008 Comment Comments Off on Backyard Habitats – Water, Trees and Shrubs That Promote Wildlife

Observing Nature in our own back yard can be a wonderful thing. Few things are as relaxing as watching animals from the comfort of a garden bench, a patio, or from a window in our home.