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How to Fix Garden Soil

Soil amendments you choose mix into the existing soil and address the type of problems you are experiencing in the…


How to build breeze block wall

Breeze blocks are typical building blocks that are made of concrete and ash. These concrete blocks are usually known as…


How to fix a creaky gate

In the home –as in life–it’s often the little things that matter. And it’s amazing how many small structural things…


How to Lift a Fence Gate

A fence gate needs to be lifted when the bottom edge of the latch side of the gate hangs lower…


How to make a patio awning

A canopy or awning adds versatility to a patio, making it suitable for inclement weather and providing shade on sunny…


How to propagate a honeysuckle

Honeysuckle (Lonicera) is a group of shrubs and vines, both evergreen and deciduous. The fragrant flowers in a broad range…


How to cultivate lemon mint

Lemon balm or mint is an herb grown for its medicinal, culinary and ornamental values. The fresh leaves add a…