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How should I fill a gap along a sidewalk after removing edging?

We removed a concrete over stone edge that was cracked along the length of my property. Formerly, it separated the yard from the sidewalk. We considered replacing it with something like Belgium block, ...
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Will a second layer of landscape fabric impede water drainage?

We bought a small wooden sandbox. It has no bottom and the entire thing sits on landscape liner. My questions is: 1. Should I buy another layer of landscape fabric and staple it to the inside of the ...
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Can I run 12/2 low voltage wire for landscape lighting through a crawl space? [closed]

Question re: low voltage landscape lighting wiring. If the 300 watt transformers are mounted in a garage or dry crawl space, can I run the 12/2 direct burial wire through the crawl space/garage to the ...
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Compacting gravel on top of landscape fabric

I am planning to use a plate compactor to compact some #57 gravel that is on top of a landscape fabric. My question: Will this break the landscape fabric or reduce its functionality, or this type of ...
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What causes water ponding in the back yard?

I inspected a house that has a separate main liveable building and the garage that is separated by a back yard, hence one must go through the back window sliding door and the whole length of the ...
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Drainage for playground with 12 inches retaining wall?

I am building a playground area, and as part of having the ground level, I ended up building a retaining wall, and I have a question about drainage. Some data on the project: The wall will be ...
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Replacing Landscape MR11 Halogen with LED

Have read many posts on this subject with conflicting information, so help please. I have an older 250W to 12vAC outdoor landscape transformer powering 8 fixtures with 20W halogen MR11 bulbs. I want ...
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How should I remove a swimming pool from my back yard?

Our house had a nice cedar pergola in the backyard, about 20'x16', whose posts began to rot at the base. It was covered in grape vine... Nice for shade but not for a falling down pergola. Needless to ...
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