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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I, like many other people I've seen in these forums, am having a problem with drainage. I live on a hill so my yard when looking at my house from the street slopes from left to right. In fact, the hill is steep enough that it allows me to have a walk-in basement door. The problem is that the...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I recently built a new house with a wrap-around country porch. I do not have a green thumb so I need "easy to keep alive" landscaping.
  3. New Member Introductions
    Sweet hello to all the members of DIY Chatroom! I'm Venesse. I've been into landscaping.
  4. Carpentry
    I recently purchased a home in Charlotte, NC and love it. Its in a neighborhood that was built in the early 80s... ranch style homes primarily. The lots are fairly wooded, and the contractor used a lot of railroad tie walls in the neighborhood. A lot of my neighbors seem to have transitioned to...
  5. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello everyone - I'm your average semi-retired guy who just can't get enough pain and never-ending dirty work - yeah, that must be what led me to my second 1920s 6-unit apartment complex. But here is a drainage problem I promised myself I would solve "before the rains came" this year. Oops...
  6. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello everyone and thank you in advance for your suggestions/opinions, I need all the help I can get. I recently bought a house with a 3000 sqft backyard. The yard was leveled off using rail road ties to create multiples tiers of dirt. There is aprox 1000 sqft of dirt that is raised up 8...
  7. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi, I am a grieving grandma who lost my beautiful seventeen year old granddaughter on May 19, 2007. To work through my grief and looking for light in my darkness I have several things I'm doing: #! I started clearing brush around my yard, I live in the country... and then decided to make a...
  8. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello! We are trying to landscape our small backyard ( about 500 Sq. Ft, we live in the Bay Area ) to make some more space for us and to enjoy the weather. We are not handy ourselves so we had a few landscaping companies come out and give us a quote. They range from $6 / sq. ft for Concrete...
  9. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi all, The houses in my California neighborhood back up to an unbuilt upon natural slope. An open, concrete, V-shaped drainage ditch runs the entire length of the hill and empties into a County-owned drain that empties into the flood control system. While this ditch runs outside almost all of...
  10. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi all What's a good way to figure out the function of a manual valve, i.e. what it connects to etc.? I have three manual in-ground valves. One of them has a handle that's about to break, one doesn't have a handle and the third has to be shut because when it's open water comes out the pipe...
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