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Helpful Tips for DIY Greenhouse Projects

Making a DIY greenhouse can make the growing season longer. Also, you can breed more plants from your garden and allow you to grow sensitive plants that could be difficult to grow. There are many DIY greenhouse project ideas available from a temporary frame to a full-size greenhouse in your yard. If you plan to build one, you should know these helpful tips first.

Place your greenhouse and make sure it runs lengthwise from east to west. That is because this will make it possible to get much sunlight every day.
Your greenhouse should get at least 6 hours of exposure to sunlight during winter.
If you want …

Steps on How to Make a Garden Arbor

In terms of decorative appeal, an arbor is versatile in your garden since it can be an entry, a centerpiece, or a structure to build a swing. If you are interested, here are some easy steps on how to DIY a garden arbor.
Step 1
You will be using 10-foot long 4×4 posts so that these can be dug at least 2 feet into the ground. You use a post hole digger to dig 2 holes that have a distance of 5 feet. This is where the arbor will stand. You put gravel at the bottom part of the hold so that there will be good drainage. Place the posts into the holes and put 2 bags of concrete in every hole. Partly fill them with water, level…

Easy Steps on Laying Sod

If you need a new lawn or need to fix or replace it, the best way to do it is to lay sod. The key here is preparation. Here are the easy steps and tips on laying sod.

Till your soil 6 inches deep on the weekend before you receive your sod or borrow a rototiller. Make the area you want to sod by using a metal rake and make sure to break big chunks and water after.
If possible, request to have the sod delivered in the morning. Lightly water the sod to prevent them from drying.
Lay the first row of sods. You can do this on your yard’s longest yard. Make sure that the ends of the sod strips come in contact but …