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How to fix a leaking flat roof

Flat roofs sometime show signs of age-related deterioration, patching various leaks may be an ongoing project. If this is the…


How to lay turf

Turf can be bought direct from a reputable turf grower. By doing so you are more likely to get fresh…


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 lay Paving

Expert DIY and home improvement advice from on How to lay Paving. Tips and general advice on how to…


How to grow Chard

Chard is also known as Swiss chard or silver beet, and is a truly nutritious vegetable. Chard leaves contain antioxidants…


How to plant a Hawthorn hedge

Hedges have always been a good choice for creating a natural boundary line between two properties. Hedges are still used…


How to propagate Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are easy-growing perennial bloomers that provide fall colour for many years with minimal attention, as long as the plants…


When to plant Dianthus

Dianthus is a flowering plant belonging to the class of Caryophyllaceae. The plant takes its name from two Greek words…


How to fix a leaking garden pond

Pond liners occasionally leak. Finding the leak is difficult, but patching it is easy.Assuming your liner is rubber or EPDM…