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How To : Build a garden arbor

Learn how to build a garden arbor; watch a video that demonstrates construction and assembly tips; includes materials and tools lists. Build a garden arbor. Click through to watch this video on ronhazelton.com

How To : Create a garden arbor

Tim Carter shows you how to make an arbor from a photograph in a catalog. His tips will enable you to create your own garden arbor plans.

How To : Build garden benches

A place to sit and relax can add greatly to the enjoyment of your backyard, garden or flower beds. A garden bench is one answer and also a fun workshop project. Garden benches, as seen by the examples here, can range from classic designs requiring a fair amount of materials an ...more

How To : Build a garden bench out of cinder blocks

This video shows us how to build a garden bench out of cinder blocks. Before you get started, you need to refer to the How To sheet #320 for all your materials and make sure you have everything you need. Determine the location for the bench and lay out the first course (or l ...more

How To : Build an arbor bench

Enjoy your lawn in comfort and style with a charming arbor bench that you can build yourself. This project is sure to be a hit with the woodworkers and gardeners alike. In this video tutorial, you'll find exhaustive, step-by-step arbor bench construction instructions, as well ...more

How To : Build a garden tuteur

In order to build a garden tuteur, you will need the following: found sticks, screws, twine, a drill, and a rubber band. First, you will need to find pieces of wood that are approximately equal in width. Rubberband the ends of the sticks at one end. Stand the sticks up. Decid ...more

How To : Build a garden retaining wall

This video describes the easy process of building a garden retaining wall. First you will need to map out your area for your wall with strings and dig your trench for your stones. You will be filling the trench with gravel to hold your stones in place. Make sure to pack to gra ...more

How To : Build a garden tool shed

he age-old “shtick” about a rake handle smacking you in the face when you step on the teeth isn't funny. It's happened to me more than once. One of the problems is improperly storing rakes, hoes, shovels and other long-handled tools. They can be hung up in a garage or garden s ...more

How To : Build an outdoor garden bench with Lowe's

What does your backyard need? A garden. You already have one? Then how about a garden bench? Join Lowe's as they walk you through, step by step, the building of a wooden garden bench. One of the most marvelous things about woodworking is that with just a little planning and ef ...more

How To : Build a home garden in a small space

This video explains how to build a home garden in a small space. The video begins with the first small garden example being show, this garden contains corn, tomatoes and summer squash. It is explained that it is very important to shake and loosen the pollen buds on many of the ...more

How To : Build a habitat garden in the woods

If you call the woods your backyard, then this next tutorial is for you. If you want to make something that all animals and insects can benefit from, then build a habitat garden. Not only can it offer food and nourishment, but it can also be a place that can be called home for ...more

How To : Build a rock garden

Rock gardens are a great way to add color and texture to your lawn. Learn how to build a rock garden in your yard. Common goal is to add interest to your yard. You will need rocks, top soil and plants. If you don't know what type of plants talk to your nurseyman at the garden ...more

How To : Build a raised garden bed & hoop house

In this video you are taught how to build a raised garden bed and hoop house. You first begin with a layer of gravel and then place the layers on top of it. You can use leaves you can find to fertilize the soil. The video also teaches you how to build a hoop house using PVC pi ...more

How To : Build a swing arbor for your yard

In order to build a backyard swing arbor, you will need the following: 2x4s, 1x6s, a bench swing, 4x8' sheet, a drill, carriage bolts, galvanized nails, and screws. Cut 4 2x4's to 87". Cut a notch 3.5x1.5 in each, at the corners. Cut 2 2x4s to 15" each. Lay the 87" out on a f ...more

How To : Build a swing arbor

Building a swing arbor is a fun weekend project that can really spruce up the landscape without requiring a lot of out-of-pocket expense. Plus, the project is fairly easy to build, requiring only basic carpentry skills, and can provide years of outdoor enjoyment. The materials ...more

How To : Build a raised garden bed for sustainable living

Having a raised garden bed is great in the city because you can fill it with good soil and create a healthy environment for your plants. Install a hoop house made from PVC pipe. To build the raised bed, use 2x10x8 lumper. Predrill the holes at the corners to make it easier to ...more

How To : Build a shaded vegetable garden

This video explains how to build a shaded vegetable garden. The instructor begins the video my explaining the benefits using a shaded garden as it offers protection from hail, heavy rains and gives you the ability to control the outdoor temperature better. The simplest way to ...more

How To : Build a southern pine garden bench

If you enjoy spending your time outdoors, but hate that you don't have a decent place to sit, this video may be for you. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to build a southern pine garden bench from scratch. It's perfect for the front or backyard and will give you a nice pl ...more

How To : Build a kid's junk garden with John Lithgow

In this video, you will learn how to do two fun learning activities with your kids. First, you will get a step by step on how to make kid-friendly hand puppets for your little ones to play with, and then you will get advice on how to create a garden! Teach your kids about sig ...more

How To : Build a unique terraced garden

In this episode of Southwest Yard and Garden Curtis Smith shows you how to turn a steep slope into a usable garden. By building walls along the slope using serpentine designs he shows you how to obtain a compromise of both strength and artistic design. Starting with a good con ...more

How To : Build a bio-intensive garden

John White of Southwest Yard and Garden along with Kitty Schafer teach you about bio-intensive gardening. Bio-intensive gardening is the combination of two techniques. Part of the technique involves composting top soil with other coarse organic material into a lasagna style mo ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall garden bed island

Chris from Backyard Gardening shows us how to build a raised island garden bed with retaining wall bricks. After drawing out the markings on the soil with spray paint, he loosened the sod with a special sod-cutting tool, which makes it easier to remove. Using a flat shovel ( ...more

How To : Build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a raised flower or garden bed with Lowe's. First, you need to decide what you want your bed built with. There should be enough support for the soil and plants, along with being in a good place so it will reach the sun all over. Make sure ...more

How To : Build a Raised Garden Bed Out of Old Pallets!

How to easily build a raised garden bed out of wooden pallets for free! …Well almost free. Building a raised vegetable garden with pallets or reclaimed wood is a really rewarding experience. The garden bed idea out of pallets came about from the fact that l wanted to build a r ...more

How To : Build triple decker retaining walls for a garden

This instructional gardening video demonstrates how to build three tiered walls into a slope to create a flowing curved garden. If you are gardening on a slope, you may want to build small walls to create level gardening areas. Use local stones to provide a rustic, natural loo ...more

How To : Bring the outside in by building a mini terrarium

In this video, learn how to build your own mini-terrarium at home and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors from inside your own home. This is super easy and only requires items that you probably already have at home, so it's cheap too! Enjoy your little terrarium everyday with hel ...more

How To : Create an indoor garden

Patti, the Garden Girl, shows you how to build your own seed starting system in this video series. This system would cost twice as much to buy already made. It is simple and very effective. Part 1 of 9 - How to Create an indoor garden. Part 2 of 9 - How to Create an indoor ga ...more

How To : Build an outdoor kitchen

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to build an outdoor kitchen. You can build it yourself using the AB courtyard walls collection. You should have all tools as per How-to sheet #341 before you begin. Determine the location of your outdoor kitchen and with ...more

How To : Build a solar powered USB charger

Want to stop wasting energy charging your USB devices? Transform some cheap solar-powered garden lights into your very own solar USB charger. For step-by-step instructions on replicating this hack yourself, watch this video tutorial. Just watch to see how to build your own sol ...more

How To : Building a landscape retaining wall in a weekend

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to build a landscape retaining wall in a weekend. This video is from www.allanblock.com. You can do it by using the Europa collection from Allanblock. Get the installation details and the location of the nearest dealer fr ...more

How To : Build a pot fountain

Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here's how to build a one-of-a-kind water feature in a weekend. How to: Step 1: Plumb the pot For this step, you'll need your decorative pot, a 1 3/4" by 1" barb fitting, a 1 3/4" PVC female adapter, plumb ...more

How To : Build a southern pine potting table

If you enjoy spending your time outdoors and tend to a garden, then you need a workspace to call your own. Don't have one, then either buy one or build it. Buying one may be easy, but if you build it you'll appreaciate more. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to build a so ...more

How To : Build a BBQ grilling station

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to building a bbq grilling station. The tools needed are a measuring tape, square, hammer and chisel, safety glasses, a deadblow hammer and work gloves. Select the location and measure the dimensions of the grilling stati ...more

How To : Build a great looking plant stand

If you've run out of room in your garden, a plant stand may be a good idea. This can hold an assortment of items, including small and medium size pots for your plants. If you're interested in building your own and not buying one from the store, this next tutorial is what you ...more

How To : Build a laminar flow nozzle for fifteen dollars

This video tutorial shows how fifteen dollars and a half an hour of assembly can produce a working bare-bones laminar flow nozzle that attaches to a garden hose for a makeshift fountain. If the flow of water is smooth then different layers of water will glide past each other, ...more

How To : Make hoops for your low garden tunnel

With low garden tunnels you can protect your plants from frost and insects, and you can overwinter your crops. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, host Dave Epstein will look at how to build a garden low tunnel. He'll focus on using the Quick Hoops Bender for the project. Grow ...more

How To : How would you design a school garden?

GOOD, a Los Angeles-based magazine focused on doing good in the world, along with LAUSD, The USDA People’s Garden Initiative, The Environmental Media Association, The National Gardening Association, The Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, The California School Garden Netwo ...more

Minecraft : Much to Do About Gardens

The order was given months ago: Build me a royal garden. and less poetically expanded, I dunno, with crops n stuff. Those were the words of my (formerly serial killer) uncle, whose castle sits in the middle of everything, requiring a garden fit for a king. The yard behind ...more

How To : Make a garden maze

Looking to be the talk of the town? Do you love gardening and have some time to spare? Build a garden maze and make your yard the neighborhood sensation. You Will Need: • A level, open spot • A pencil • Graph paper • A lawn mower • Rope or string • Plants • A shovel • ...more

How To : Build a trellis

Tim Carter shares one simple method to build a trellis for your garden. In just a few minutes you'll have a hand-made trellis to use as you please.

How To : Make a living willow arbor

Willow can be woven into many shapes or to form a living boundary fence. The reason they are called living is because some of the stems used to create the structure root in the soil and grow to form new shoots. This does mean that annual trimming is needed to maintain the shap ...more

How To : Set up a hot chick bloody gun shot stunt double

This Kipkay video shows you how to make a squib for a perfect bloody gun shot effect. This Special FX howto will make your gorey bullet hole movie so much more realistic. You need a garden hose valve to build this movie effect. Alicia takes a bullet as we show you how to do t ...more

How To : Build your own windmill with household materials

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to build your own windmill with household materials. Materials needed for the windmill are a template, scissors, straw, some yarn, some pennies, a paper cup, rubber bands, pencil, single hole punch, a skewer and thumb tac ...more

How To : Build a simple miter clamp

In this Home and Garden video tutorial you will learn how to build a simple miter clamp. Chuck Miller in this video explains how simple and easy it is. When you glue in two parts together, you need to hold them in place so they join firmly. A simple way of doing this is by a m ...more

How To : Build a waterfall using retaining wall block

The procedure was adopted to build a waterfall in Oregon Coast Garden Center, Wald-port. 1. A level pad was cut to arrange the first row of blocks 2. 3 rows of retaining wall block was set in the desired shape. 3. The inside of the structure is covered with landscape fabric fo ...more

How To : Build a pergola or trellis

Learn how to build a pergola or trellis in this free day house and garden video series from our home improvement expert. Part 1 of 17 - How to Build a pergola or trellis. Build a pergola or trellis - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Build a ...more

How To : Build your own water feature

In this how to video, Adam Richards demonstrates how to build your own water feature. He has chosen a transportable feature, most suited to a courtyard. You can dress up your garden with this beautiful DIY water feature. Build your own water feature. Click through to watch thi ...more

How To : Plant flowering bulbs with Lowe's

Flowering bulbs require some few common tools before planting such as compost or peat moss, work gloves, fertilizer, garden trowel or bulb planter and the garden bulb of your choice. During the spring season you can plant tender bulbs such as, irises, gladiolus and elephant ea ...more

How To : Plant a 30 minute vegetable garden

You can have a garden in less than 30 minutes. The key is a product called garden socks. They are two cubic feet long and they have one cubic foot of compost inside of them. One thing that makes this product useful is that they are very light and easy to carry around and they ...more

News : Techniques for Creating Architecture in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. In the past, we've gone over how to improve the architecture of windows, doors, walls and other such structures. In last Saturday's workshop, we looked into some specific te ...more

How To : Build a block retaining wall

Do you want to level a steep slope on your property or enclose an area for a decorative garden? Building a concrete block retaining wall is easier than you may think. The concrete blocks used in this project interlock and require no mortar for constructing a pleasant, stepped ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall to flatten a sloped lawn

In this video you will learn how to build a retaining wall to flatten a sloped lawn. He says that if someone wants to garden but their yard is sloped and they know they can't do it, they should know that this is a lot of work. So be prepared to dedicate a lot of time and effor ...more

How To : Build a solar powered bedside lamp

This is a simple "take home" solar energy lamp project, based around a dirt cheap solar garden lamp, which suits enthusiastic ten-year-olds (with modest adult help). All that you need is a solar garden lamp, some tin snips, and some sandpaper. A drill will also be needed, alo ...more

How To : Build an attached carport

A carport, or lean-to shed, attached to an existing building such as a garage, barn, shed or the side of your house can provide economical shelter for vehicles, garden tractors, boats or other equipment. An attached carport is also fairly easy to construct against the side of ...more

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