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How Conduit Can Save You Time And Money

Conduit could be any device or material that allows something else to pass through it.  In landscape contracting we’re most commonly using conduits made of PVC, but poly pipe (polyethylene) can work well too. The rigid, Sch. 40 PVC pipe shown in this picture is most often used for electrical wire –  like  THHN conductor […]

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Landscape Walks & Steps – How They Relate To One Another

It’s not unusual that a pathway is needed over ground that is sloped.  You might ask yourself just how steep of a pitch can I make the walk.  You might also be considering steps as part of your solution. Let me first suggest tell you that you need to measure the elevations (vertical heights) in […]

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Fix A Soggy Lawn Area By Stone Steps

This could actually be a continuation of my last post on installing flagstone in grass. While setting the new flagstone path we came across a soggy area of lawn at the bottom of a stone stairway.  The homeowner said this area was usually wet. Looking the situation over with landscape contractor Dave Kennedy, we determined […]

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Where Landscape Meets Lake

Let’s take another visit to the lake home and landscape project by East Coast Landscape.  In the last post we traveled down natural stone steps alongside a well-built and engineered waterfeature. We’re now almost to the shoreline and standing on a wide path covered in woodchips.  This path actually travels a roundabout and gradual climb […]

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