How to Build a Retaining Wall


Come see how to build a retaining wall. Our beautifully curved retaining wall features a top cap to make it more comfortable for sitting, steps for access to the garden, and a buried drain pipe for water runoff, plus a tip on how to keep spiders from moving in.

Finish the space with a DIY fire pit, a DIY patio table with built-in drink coolers, and some outdoor patio lights.

Come learn how to build a beautiful retaining wall, a tutorial from Remodelaholic

How to Build a Retaining Wall

using RumbleStone Rustic Building Blocks by Pavestone

 We worked in partnership with Pavestone on this project.  All

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5 top garden tips for guaranteed gardening success… – The Middle-Sized Garden


January 30th, 2021 Posted In: Gardening know how

I’ve distilled my top garden tips from my interviews with brilliant professional gardeners over the years. Often they have had very different gardens, styles and even different ways of saying things, but these points are universal.

And I’ve also asked a gardening expert from the US for her top tips, too. Erin runs the delightful Impatient Gardener YouTube channel and blog. She is based in Wisconsin. Her winters are much colder than ours in the UK, but we grow many of the same plants. For example, her post about how

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How to Build a Fire Pit


See how to build a fire pit using a DIY fire pit kit. It was pretty simple and looks amazing!

You’ll also want to see 25 outdoor string lights, Favorite Outdoor DIY Patio Furniture, and How to Create a Relaxing Backyard.

how to build a fire pit, from Remodelaholic

We partnered with Pavestone to try their DIY fire pit kit to perfectly match our curved retaining wall/bench. This post contains affiliate links; learn more and read our full disclosure policy here

As part of our backyard plan at the Canyon House, we knew we wanted to build a

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Common Moving Mistakes You Have To Avoid

In 2020, a number of people moved from major metropolitan areas to smaller communities. Major cities like Los Angeles and New York became places to avoid during the COVID-19 health crisis, which is why so many people moved from these areas. If you are planning an upcoming move, you have to make a plan to avoid problems. Having an enjoyable moving experience does not happen by accident.

If you make bad decisions during your move, they will come back to haunt you. Are you trying to have a successful moving experience? If so, you need to avoid the mistakes mentioned …

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10 shady garden corner ideas to love – and two to avoid! – The Middle-Sized Garden


January 24th, 2021 Posted In: Garden trends & design

Do you have a forgotten garden corner? Does your eye glide over it, because you’ve been meaning to sort it out for months? Or even years?

Maybe it’s turned into a dumping ground? Or just one or two large gloomy shrubs just sit there, adding nothing to the garden’s joy?

Reader, I have one of those garden corners. I no longer notice that there is a pile of old wood, an upturned table, a chicken wire incinerator, a pile of weeds, some upturned pots…you get the picture.

There was

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DIY Cabinet Door Storage Bin Woodworking Plans


Build your own cabinet door storage bin set with these easy woodworking plans! Organize under your kitchen sink or bathroom cabinets by adding accessible storage for small items. 

Add more space-saving storage with DIY built-in storage between the studs or these wall storage bins

Diy Cabinet Door Storage Bin Plans To Build Your Own Under Sink Storage And Organize Cabinets #remodelaholic

Whether your home is large or small, old or new — every little space counts when it comes to storage and organizing!

Cassity saw a wood cabinet door storage bin in Better Homes and Gardens magazine way back in 2012 and asked if I could make one like it.

You bet

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