In this video, learn how to create a brand new way to enjoy your pond. Using plexiglass, create a large, sealed tube that you will then place into your lake or pond. The tube will naturally fill with water and the fish will pop up and visit you inside their new glass window. T ...more
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Chlorosis means yellowing of the leaves, particularly the older leaves of the plant. When present on older leaves it's possible the plant has a Nitrogen deficiency and could indicate that it's a good time to fertilize. If the same symptoms occur with younger leaves the most li ...more
See how to adjust a Rain Bird 5000 Series sprinkler spray arc with help from Sprinkler Daddy's Sean Stefan. Sean explains how to adjust the RainBird 5000 Series sprinkler head so it doesn't spray out into the street, into your house, or anywhere where it's not supposed to. Ju ...more
Does your back yard need some updating? If so then it is time to get rid of the crumbling stone retaining wall. Build a stone retaining wall with an interlocking concrete-block system. Interlocking concrete-block is much more aesthetically pleasing and last much longer. Watch ...more
See how to install a Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor sprinkler nozzle in this video tutorial. All you need is a screwdriver to get your grass watered in time for lawn competition. Installing sprinkler nozzles on a Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor sprinkler is easy, and explained by Sea ...more
A new mailbox can change the look of your whole home. This how-to video offers tips for making sure your new mailbox is placed in a safe and secure location, and is installed so it will stay sturdy. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to install a mailbox.
This video will explain to you, that you can use baking soda to maintain the PH level in your swimming pool, and will also help to keep the water crystal clear. Video: .
Host Brenda Lo, from Lowe's Creative Ideas demonstrates, in this informational video, how to create an outdoor water fountain. Brenda details the entire process, listing the tools and supplies you will need to complete this great do-it-yourself project in just one afternoon wi ...more
One of the joys of having a large yard is the riding lawnmower! It's not that intimidating. This video shows you a few basic ways to use a riding lawnmower. Always make sure you wear close toed shoes and eye protection!
Mike Kraft tells us how to clean a concrete driveway in this video. The driveway can collect a lot of different stains, which can lead to deterioration. Pressure washing is the best way to clean a brick or concrete driveway. You will first need to place detergent onto the driv ...more
This video shows us how to build a gravity wall with Allen Blocks. In order to do this, place blocks on top of the base course. You want to make sure that the bottom notch is tight against the front lip of the blocks underneath. Sliding them into place removes any present debr ...more
here are lots of products for fertilizing Roses and Roses need fertilizing for the best blooms. A household product that works well is Epsom Salt. The Magnesium Sulfate in Epsom Salts is great for Roses. All you do is take a half cup of Epsom Salt Crystals and sprinkle it arou ...more
If you having a hard time using your Eco friendly gas can with a green twist lock or locking spout, when used incorrectly gas can spill all over your hands. This video will show you how to properly use one of these new style gas cans so that it doesn't leak and spill gas all ...more
If grass is creeping into your flowerbeds or you just want a more finished look to your landscaping, try installing brick edging. This landscaping video and text tutorial from the DIY Network will show you the necessary steps to installing brick edging to your flower beds. St ...more
This video tutorial shows how fifteen dollars and a half an hour of assembly can produce a working bare-bones laminar flow nozzle that attaches to a garden hose for a makeshift fountain. If the flow of water is smooth then different layers of water will glide past each other, ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to stain a concrete floor. To start, you will need to prepare your floor by cleaning it vigorously. Remove all dirt from the floor, then use detergent and water to wash, when finished dry with a shop vac. You will have to use a hand brush to scru ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to prune a tree yourself. You start by using the four D's. The four d's include removing things that are dead, damaged, deformed, and dysfunctional. If the branch is brown and crispy, you can remove it. Remove any stubs as this will aff ...more
Having a beautiful waterfall in your outside area, is a great way to add a relaxing feature to your landscape. But a common problem with them is that during the long hot summer months, water tends to evaporate and this causes the water in waterfalls and ponds to dissapear. So ...more
This video shows how to make a bale of pine straw using a one-man-baler, aka, a box baler. The two strings are pre-cut to around 90", having a 'eye' tied on one end. The 'eye' is slipped over the rod at top of baler and routed inside the baler and back out through the long slo ...more
Sick of messing up your garden? Make stepping stones for your garden.
Checkers anyone? Better TV shows you how to make an eye-catching landscape feature that's quick, easy and lots of fun. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do a grass checkerboard landscape.
Install a pond skimmerThe most critical steps to installing a skimmer are the water level and attaching the liner to the face plate with a water tight seal. The pond should be rocked in. The skimmer needs to be level from front to back and side to side. That's critical. Optimu ...more
You don't have to live with an oil-stained driveway. Get rid of the mess with these stain-busting techniques. This video will show you how to get grease off a concrete driveway. Step 1. Act quickly Using a combination of newspaper, paper towels, and rags, blot as much oil as ...more
Installing a sprinkler system in your yard is a great way to spread water to all your plants and yard. All you need to do is turn a switch or knob and instant water. So if you're planning on installing a sprinkler system in your yard, it's important to know what each item can ...more
This video describes the easy process of building a garden retaining wall. First you will need to map out your area for your wall with strings and dig your trench for your stones. You will be filling the trench with gravel to hold your stones in place. Make sure to pack to gra ...more
Are you getting the most out of your sprinkler system? Are there parts of your lawn that always remain dry and brown? Every springtime you should perform an inspection of your sprinkler system. This how to video shows you the steps to appraising you sprinkler system and some r ...more
Eric shares his latest Garden Smart Tip and Ideas. A wonderful addition to your patio garden would be an ornamental fruit tree. Eric shows us a beautiful example of a 'Moro' orange. It's a fantastic tree in a container. There is a lot of flexibility that you have with fruit tr ...more
Make your backyard into a place of recreation and relaxation with this how to video. In this landscaping tutorial, the guys from the DIY network create the perfect slate patio with a bocce court on the side for fun. Watch this step by step video and you will be playing bocce b ...more
The Sun Sprite Rose has a nice fragrance but you want to keep it healthy by fertilizing it. Roses are heavy feeders so Charlie suggests adding compost in the Spring, really building up the soil, maybe put in some time release fertilizer pellets, then use regular Rose food to k ...more
Bamboo is easy to grow, but there are a few things you should know before starting. There are hundreds of species of bamboo and they can be roughly divided into either running or clumping bamboos. Almost all cold hardy bamboos are runners and almost all tropical bamboos are cl ...more
This video will show you an easy way to siphon the water off of your swimming pool cover with a garden hose. You can also drain the water from your swimming pool using this method. Video: .
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates how to get an oil stain off a concrete or blacktop driveway.
The procedure was adopted to build a waterfall in Oregon Coast Garden Center, Wald-port. 1. A level pad was cut to arrange the first row of blocks 2. 3 rows of retaining wall block was set in the desired shape. 3. The inside of the structure is covered with landscape fabric fo ...more
This video will show you how to connect your above ground pool vacuum and hose to the sand filter on your swimming pool. Video: .
We've all done it, whether the hose got caught under the lawn mower or if the ends got frayed. Garden hose can get slits and holes in them. This how to video shows you easy garden hose repairs that will keep you from buying a new one.
This video will show you how to clean the carbon build up on an old spark plug in your lawn mower with a wire brush. Will help to fix sputtering or back firing lawn mower. Video: .
In this tutorial, we learn how to repair and seal an asphalt driveway with Lowe's. First, make sure you wear appropriate clothing and have taken all the safety precautions before starting. Now, brush off all the dirt from the driveway, then clean it and scrub off any oil spots ...more
This eleven-part video tutorial discusses how to drain and clean a hot tub spa. It goes over the process step-by-step from turning off the circuit breaker to restarting the spa. It also gives helpful tips on cleaning the tub, working with spa chemicals and avoiding air locks t ...more
Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more
This video will show you an easy way to fix a crack in the plastic cover of your pool filter. This is a great tip that will keep the air from coming through the crack in your pool filter cover. Video: .