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How to Get the Best Herb Harvest from Your Garden

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 30, 2015

Fresh herbs are packed with delectable taste and aroma, adding piquancy and nutrition to your cooking. They are also fantastic as refreshing iced herbal tea or natural health remedies....


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Curbside Planting Primer

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 02, 2015

Hell strip. That's another name for the skinny little plot of land sandwiched between two expanses of concrete -- the sidewalk and the curb. Although technically owned by the city,...


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Decorative Concrete Overlays for Patios or Pool Decks

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 14, 2015

Trending now: outdoor living. (Yippee!) Whether you live in a cold climate and have just a few short months of summer to enjoy, or you are located in a balmier area, 'tis the season...


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Repair a Concrete Driveway or Floor

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 03, 2015

Northern winters are rough on concrete. Driveways, floors, paths … for months on end, any outdoor concrete surface on your property has been exposed to continual freeze-thaw...


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6 FAQs About Precast Concrete Walls and Fences

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 16, 2015

The cost is low and the quality is high. It's fast, easy, and uncomplicated to install, yet it is amazingly durable, long-lasting, and simple to maintain. We're talking about precast...


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8 Great Easy Concrete Paver Projects

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 08, 2015

The definition of concrete pavers is "concrete blocks, designed to be used as outdoor flooring." If we may, we'd like to change that definition to read "concrete blocks, designed to...


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How Does Concrete Resurfacing Work?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 26, 2015

The coming of spring brings with it a number of seasonal tasks. One of them is inspecting your outdoor space to see how your hardscape has survived the winter and repairing damage as...


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Concrete Decks and Patios: Low Prices and Lots More

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 10, 2015

Thinking of adding a patio or deck to extend your home's living space? Concrete decks and patios have a well-deserved reputation as being easy on the budget. But their affordability...