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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 ...