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Outdoor Living At Its Best Web Series: Part 4

It all comes together in the fourth and final webisode of our Outdoor Living At Its Best web series.

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Danny Lipford adds copper caps to the fence posts.

Outdoor Living At Its Best Web Series: Part 3

Part 3 of our Outdoor Living At Its Best web series really shows the scope of this massive project.

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Allen Lyle and Chelsea Lipford Wolf build the forms for the concrete countertops.

Outdoor Living At Its Best Web Series: Part 2

Part 2 of our Outdoor Living At Its Best web series is all about the cabinets and countertops for the outdoor kitchen.

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Outdoor Living At Its Best Web Series: Part 1

In the opening webisode of our Outdoor Living At Its Best web series, we go over the plans for the project with the designer, Catherine Arensberg.

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Backyard of historic house with pile of old bricks.

Southern Romance Project: Episode 10, Landscaping the Yard

Watch the tenth in a 13-part series of web videos on the renovation of a historic Southern home as Phantom Screens CEO Esther De Wolde tackles landscaping the backyard of her house in Mobile, Alabama.

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Raking scattered pine bark mulch back into flower beds.

How to Keep Mulch From Floating Out of Flower Beds

During heavy storms and strong winds, mulch can wash out of planting beds and into your yard, sidewalk, or driveway. Read on for tips on how to keep mulch in place and which types of mulch tend to stay put better than others.

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Completed stackable block retaining wall in front of house.

Building a DIY Block Retaining Wall

Building a stackable block retaining wall makes a great do-it-yourself project, though it does require a good bit of physical labor and some heavy lifting. Watch this video to find out how to go about it.

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Fence built on sloping ground with planters.

How to Build a Fence on a Slope

Building a fence on a slope can be challenging since the posts and pickets remain plumb regardless of the slope of the ground below it. Read on for tips on how to build a fence on unlevel ground.

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