Hiding the Trash Cans
Garden, garage, garbage. Patio sightlines of recycling and trash bins can evoke not-so-fresh feelings pre-BBQ. The Walker’s current Suburban Landscapes got us thinking about trash and how to hide it. If city-sponsored receptacles looked like these from C-Lab’s installation, concealment would be unnecessary. An outside/inside view of the corrugated back wall of our fence. It masks the ubiquitous Midwest alley and its attendant trash, weeds, recycling, garages, etc.
CEDAR & METAL RAISED BED PROJECT
Raised beds are indispensable in the garden, but I'm not a fan of the standard short wooden boxes. This is my response to them. These are 27" tall, so you don't have to crouch down to work in them. This one is 4'x8', 27" tall. I fill the bottom 10" or so with rock for good drainage, ideally something lightweight like pumice. These were painstakingly filled with all of the dug up/found piles of rocks in the yard. 4'x4' cedar/metal combo If you're in Portland, and interested in your own cedar…
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Creative endeavor: Gardener’s inspiration yields picturesque setting
A lot of gardeners out there consider themselves to be do-it-yourself types. I know I do. Most times this is a successful strategy, and I learn a new skill and save money. But sometimes it is disastrous and the cavalry has to be sent in.
How to Paint Galvanized Steel Roofing Panels
How to Paint Galvanized Steel Roofing Panels. Metal roofing panels are often made of galvanized steel because it is resistant to water damage and is highly durable to impact. Although you can leave the steel panels unpainted, many people choose to paint them a color that complements the remaining exterior of the ...