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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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Raising artificial grass above ground (concrete) to help drainage: PVC Screening or wet room drainage mat roll?

We have a small enclosed concrete garden that we converted into a living space for our two rabbits. We laid artificial grass down directly on the concrete, but when it rains it gets very waterlogged. ...
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Can I create a re-closable flap in artificial grass to occasionally access a panel underneath? [closed]

I'll have an underground catch basin in middle of a small plot of artificial grass and I'd like to keep it covered with the artificial grass if possible. Can I just cut a flap and put it back down ...
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How can I remove a long narrow strip of over-growth (weeds, grass, etc.)? [closed]

I have a long patch of over-growth in my back yard along my driveway. It is about 2 feet wide and runs the entire length of my back yard, around 100 feet. Half of it is right next to my detached ...
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I'm looking to install turf against concrete patio slab, but the weep screed is in the way

I have a conundrum. The concrete slab depth ends right around the stucco weep screed on one side of the patio. I want to install turf and obviously won't be able to make it flush. There may be less ...
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Can I lay sod overtop of a seeded yard where some of the seed has started growing?

Quick back story: we had a house built and the front and side yards had sod included. We opted not to pay for sod in the back and just had it seeded. However, the builder didn't add any top soil to ...
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Securing brick, rock or pavers on artificial turf

I want to build a backyard putting green. The company I am going to buy the turf from (Garden-mark) says to lay the artificial grass over prepped ground as if laying pavers and secure the turf with ...
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Does live turf need insulation from roof heat?

I'm installing grass turf on a rooftop in Jersey City. It's a flat roof with a lot of sun exposure and occasional strong, swirling winds. I really feel like I need to pad beneath the turf to protect ...
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New Sprinkler Installation - Rototill/Level Before or After? Any other "Pre-Sprinkler" Preparation?

I have a (mostly) dirt and weeds backyard to which I am planning to add sprinkling and new sod next month. However, my locality requires (and I agree since the soil is poor) that I rototill in compost ...
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How to install artificial turf on a fiberglass rooftop deck?

I want to install some artificial turf on my rooftop patio deck. I have seen this sort of installation in several other homes and it looks awesome; it also appears to be installed in place (ie, not ...
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White smoke coming from motor

I have a Black and Decker LST 136 grass trimmer. Its a 36 volt model and is apx. 4 years old. While using to trim,i noticed that the power was not as it usually is. them the unit would would start to ...
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Replacing patio stones with grass

My entire backyard is patio stones which surround the pool. Some are cracking and they are not all the same size. It's a bit of an eyesore. It is cost and time effective to replace the patio stones ...
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Are there other advantages to using turf over grass seed besides getting instant results?

As I mentioned in a previous post, I'm planning to eventually have a lawn in our front yard (right now, it's bare due to septic work). I'm confused on if there are clear advantages to using turf vs ...
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Drought-Resistant Lawn/Turf Recommendation For Area Above Septic

We recently had a new septic system installed in the front yard. The installation went fine but the front-yard is quite bare now (almost all dirt). I want to have a nice lawn in front but am ...
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