How to Landscape a Small Urban Yard – This Old House

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook beautifies a boring backyard. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Shopping List for How to Landscape a Small Urban Yard:
– compost
– landscape fabric
– steel edging
– pea gravel
– variety of landscape plants
– starter fertilizer
– sod

Tools List for How to Landscape a Small Urban Yard:
– wheelbarrow
– transplanting shovel
– pointed shovel
– garden rake
– hammer
– knife

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Our backyard is a disater zone since I started building the shop, so now Renée and I fix it.
If you were wondrering what we were doing, now you can see for yourself. This whole endever took us a little more than 7 weeks.

Alain Vaillancourt 2015

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