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03-16-16, 02:48 PM
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So I should definitely remove the landscape...

So I should definitely remove the landscape fabric right? Should I mix some of the mulch back in or remove all that too? I have another spot in the back where I could probably use the much.
03-09-16, 09:52 AM
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Posted By skip1909

Im planning to put the phlox closer to the wall,...

Im planning to put the phlox closer to the wall, and maybe some catmint behind it closer to the porch. I'm leaning toward spreading grass seed on the large area on the side in the second pic. The...
03-08-16, 04:37 PM
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Posted By skip1909

Ground cover advice

When I moved into my house this past autumn, the front yard was covered in black mulch. Underneath the mulch is landscape fabric. I want to plant some ground cover in this area, should I remove the...
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Posted By skip1909

There is no basement near there, just a stone...

There is no basement near there, just a stone foundation wall and shallow dirt floor crawlspace under that part of house. I am guessing it's the same level as the ground outside, and the ground does...
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Posted By skip1909

Filling an old dry well?

There is an old masonry well next to my house. There are currently no lines going into or out of it. The plumbers who were here to repair my sewer mains said it looks like an old dry well, and said...
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Posted By skip1909

Shed wall sheathing?

I watched some videos in framing and have read some info in books and online so I have a basic idea of how stick framing goes together. Now I am considering building a shed and am looking at plans...
06-30-15, 04:36 PM
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Posted By skip1909

It appears as though the plumbing, electrical...

It appears as though the plumbing, electrical wiring, and windows have been updated. Insulation is lacking big time.

There are camel crickets around the house, one reason I want to mortar up that...
06-30-15, 06:38 AM
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Posted By skip1909

Is this stone foundation ok?

These are pictures of the foundation in the crawlspace of the 1909 house my wife and I are buying. I haven't come across anything that looks like this online, with stones that large and wide, and...
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