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Pictures of Poison Ivy
View pictures of poison ivy and similar vines for identification. See what poison ivy looks like at different stages of development in the course of the year.
How to Build Great Rock Gardens for Small Spaces
This tutorial illustrates how to build rock gardens. They're enhanced if attention is paid to color choices (both for the stones and for the plants).
10 Ways to Keep Cats Out of Your Yard
I'm often asked how to keep cats away from yards. The answer lies in cat repellents, whether by wire, water, or just plain understanding how feline pests think.
Poison Sumac Pictures
Consult these poison sumac pictures for identification purposes. My photos include closeups showing what the leaves, etc. of these plants look like.
How to Get Rid of Crabgrass for Good
What's the best way of killing crabgrass? Using preemergent herbicide is one way to get rid of this weed, but proper ID must come first, so I provide pictures.
What Does Poison Ivy Look Like?
What does poison ivy look like? Pictures do the best job of answering the question, thus this photo gallery. Use it for positive identification. Page 5.
Picture of Poison Ivy Leaf
View my picture of a poison ivy leaf to see how the plant looks in summer. In this example, it's a vine growing on a stone wall. Page 9.
Poison Ivy Flowers
As this picture shows, poison ivy flowers are rather unremarkable. But knowing what they look like will help you identify this weed. Page 7.
Pictures of Poison Ivy -- Ripened Berries
My image shows the white berries of poison ivy, their color when they ripen. As this picture shows, the berries come in bunches. Page 8.
Pictures of the Flower Buds
This picture is of poison ivy flower buds. Yes, even such troublesome, rash-inducing menaces as this can bloom (not all that blossoms is beautiful). Page 6.
How Not to Landscape Your Yard
The 10 mistakes I present in my article will help beginners learn how not to landscape a yard. Avoiding these errors means you won't mess things up.
10 Shrubs That Thrive in the Shade
Shrubs that grow in shade are a boon to folks who toil to find bushes to fill shady voids in the landscape. This top 10 list is designed with variety in mind.
Everything You Need to Know about the Rose of...
Rose of sharon bush is a deciduous flowering shrub, sometimes thought of as a small tree. Learn about pruning it and other growing tips here.
How to Keep Voles Out of Your Yard
Identification is a first step in vole control (they're distinct from moles). Then you can work on getting rid of these field mice or meadow mice.
Young Leaflet Picture
Poison ivy leaflets are sometimes notched, a feature that may be especially prominent in young leaves. Variations increase the difficulty in identification. Page 2.
What the Young Leaves of Poison Ivy Look Like
See my picture of poison ivy leaves to learn what they look like when young. Their appearance in spring is different from what it is in summer or fall.
Pictures of Poison Ivy -- Picture of Fall Foliage
Picture of poison ivy with its fall foliage. The leaves turn orange, yellow or red in fall. Page 10.
Pictures of Poison Ivy -- Leaves of Three, Let...
Heard the well-known rhyme about poison ivy, 'Leaves of three, let it be?' This picture provides visual verification, showing the plant with its 3 leaflets. Page 14.
Pictures of Poison Ivy Look-Alikes
Poison ivy weeds have many look-alikes. This picture of Virginia creeper will help distinguish the two and help you with identification. Page 15.
Pictures of Poison Ivy - Autumn Foliage
My picture reveals the autumn foliage of poison ivy plants. Their leaves' color ranges from orange to yellow to red. Page 11.
What Does Ragweed Look Like?
My pictures of ragweed (both major types, common and giant) can help you identify this menace and remove it from your yard. I provide leaf and flower closeups.
Pictures of Poison Ivy - the Aerial Roots
Have you wondered what those hairy vines are climbing up trees? That's poison ivy, the 'hairs' being the vines' aerial roots. Page 12.
Vine Plants Similar to Poison Ivy: Virginia...
Virginia creeper is among the vine plants similar to poison ivy. Other vines mistaken for it include bittersweet. Page 16.
Pictures of Poison Ivy -- "Beware of Vine!"
My picture displays poison ivy climbing a clapboard-sided building. The vine's aerial roots allow it to climb structures. Page 13.
Leaves of Young Poison Ivy Plants
Young poison ivy plants start out with reddish leaves, as my picture shows. Don't be fooled by this spring look: they lose that color later. Page 3.
Pictures of Poison Ivy - Color Changes
My picture of an orangy poison ivy leaf captures the weed's look in spring. The color can morph from red to orange to green. Page 4.
Pictures of Vines Mistaken for Poison Ivy
My picture shows the flower buds of Virginia creeper. Many people mistake this vine for poison ivy. Page 17.
Flowering Ground Covers
Flowering ground covers combine beauty and functionality, giving floral color while fighting weeds and erosion. These pictures help you with selection.
Weed Pictures
My weed pictures include photos of plants you probably know, but not by name. Here's some help in identifying common types of weeds.
How to Determine When to Plant Your New Trees
I am often asked when to plant trees. To answer the question, we first have to know if we're talking about the best time for deciduous or evergreen types.
How to Keep Dogs Out of Your Yard
A problem with dog repellents sprinkled on the soil is the need to reapply after rain. On the upside, 2 products in this class lie right on the kitchen shelf.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- The Spring Berry
Need a picture of poison sumac berries? This photo shows what they look like and helps you tell this plant apart from non-toxic types. Page 4.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- Pinnately Compound...
"Pinnately compound" is part of botanical lingo for identifying plants by their leaf shapes. "Pinnate"
Die Crabgrass, Die!
What are the best crabgrass killers? I discuss 3 here, with a focus on post-emergent herbicides; the other 2 consist less of killing than of prevention.
Pictures of Landscaping for Front Door Entrances
View my pictures of landscaping showing examples for front door entrances. Using symmetry is popular, but there are many possible styles for entryway plantings.
Photo of a Harmless Relative
This picture shows the seedtuft of non-poison sumac. You can easily tell toxic types apart from non-toxic kinds by looking at this plant part. Page 7.
How to Build Beautiful (and Cheap!) Waterfalls...
A simple, cheap way to build outdoor waterfalls is to erect cascading stone spillways that hang right over your pond. I show you how in this tutorial.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- The Stems
Its red stems help identify poison sumac. View this and my other pictures in this photo gallery for help with identification of this menace. Page 10.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- The Berries
See my closeup photo of poison sumac berries for help with identification. You'll notice they're oddly shaped. Page 5.
Are Any of These 12 Poisonous Plants in Your...
Pictures of poisonous plants can help you to identify and avoid them. My list includes more than just toxic leaves, berries, etc. that you shouldn't eat.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- The Fall Berry
This photo of the white berries of poison sumach shows what they look like in fall, having changed color over the course of the seasons. Page 6.
12 Interesting Landscape Designs to Inspire...
Before you contemplate specific backyard landscaping designs, you have to ask yourself some basic questions.
Plants That Your Skin Will Hate
Itchy rash plants are the weed equivalents to yellow jackets in the bug world. For example, like stinging insects, stinging nettles can also burn you.
You'd Have to Be Nuts to Grow Any of These Plants
What are the 10 worst plants to grow in a yard? It varies depending on your region, health, tastes and whether you have kids or pets, but this list is a start.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- Old Bark
If the rash it causes can be considered its "bite," then in the case of this dog, it is not true that
Poison Sumac Pictures -- Swamp Shrub
This photo of a poison sumac plant shows the entire bush growing in a swamp. Its leaves are their summer green, stems red, berries light green.
What Shrubs Make the Best Hedges?
Hedge plants serve the practical function of giving a property security and are also decorative. Here I discuss some of the best shrubs to use for hedges.
16 Flowers that Bloom All Summer Long
Long-blooming perennials give continuous garden color with just a little deadheading or dividing from you. Learn about flowers that bloom all summer.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- Fall Foliage
See fall foliage pics of poison sumac here. Among these photos is a shot of the plant with yellowish and pinkish-colored autumn leaves. Page 11.
Leaves of 3, Leave It Be!
Need some tips for treating poison ivy rash? Treatment focuses on relief rather than a cure (vaccine), and a home remedy growing in the backyard is one option. Page 2.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- The Leaflets
The photo above is a closeup of poison sumac's leaflet; its edge (or "margin") is considered "entire"
How to Use Vinegar as a Natural Weed Killer
The organic gardener sometimes uses vinegar as a natural weed killer. It's non-selective, so be careful not to spray or pour it on your good plants.
Finish Off Flower Beds in Style With Landscape...
Landscape timber edging installation is simple and looks spiffy. Using photos, I relate how to install it to build an attractive edging with minimal effort.
All About Butterfly-Friendly Milkweed Plants
Learn facts about common milkweed plant (picture), including its uses and growing requirements. Learn what these host plants for Monarch butterflies look like.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- the New Bark
My picture shows poison sumac shrub's bark. It's on young shrubs in this example, and you can tell it's new because it's smooth. Page 9.
What's a French Drain, and How Can You Install...
Installing French drains is an option for providing yard drainage on land where there is excess water. Learn how to make one in this piece geared to DIYers.
10 Ways to Landscape Your Property Lines
In landscaping your property line, are you hoping to minimize maintenance, maximize privacy or enhance the beauty of your yard? I help you with all 3 here.
Common Ragweed, Hay-Fever Culprit: Weed...
Common ragweed and its giant cousin are often the cause of fall hay fever. Are you a sufferer? Use my pictures to identify the plants, then get rid of them.
Your 11-Step Guide to Transplanting Trees and...
I present 5 easy steps in teaching you how to transplant trees and shrubs. Learn how to dig the holes and move the plants; also learn about care after installation.
Easy and Cost-Effective Ways to Remove a Tree...
Removing tree stumps is possible without the aid of stump grinders. You can do it manually with mattocks or by applying nitrogen and waiting, which is cheaper.
What Is the Difference Between a Mole and a Vole?
Garden pests include the mole and the vole, those subterranean, mouse-like garden pests. But what's the difference between a mole and a vole?
Plan Your Garden With This Climate Zone Guide
The definition of planting zones refers to USDA hardiness maps, to which I link. I tell you how to use them but explain why you needn't follow them slavishly.
Poison Sumac Pictures -- Autumn Foliage
This is a photo of poison sumac's red fall leaves. Browse my gallery to view the various parts of this plant, as an aid to identification. Page 14.
5 Good Shade Vines and 5 Shady Characters
Learn about perennial vines for shade, including that rarity, a cold-hardy, flowering one that grows in shady areas. I also warn about invasive vines.
Learn How to Seal a Deck
Thompson's Water Seal is one of the deck sealers used to protect against rot. Learn how to use this sealant to guard against damage to your decking.
Keep Your Asphalt Driveway in Tip-Top Shape
Much of the work in sealing asphalt driveways is in preparing. I walk beginners through all the steps, from preparation to applying sealant to drying time.
Pictures Illustrating the Concepts Used by...
If you need some ideas for the yard, study these landscape design pictures showing some basic principles and learn about the concepts the pros use.
Fill in a Bare Landscape Fast with these...
Fast growing shrubs are great for homeowners needing quick privacy hedges. I list several bushes for those who need privacy in a hurry, linking to plant info.
Landscaping Ideas for the Botanically Challenged
Front-yard landscaping ideas suited to suburbia may not work in rural areas, and vice-versa. But these basic design ideas will point you in the right direction.
Incorporating Red Twig Dogwood Shrubs in Your...
Red twig dogwood shrubs are so named for the color of their bark in winter. But these stunning bushes offer much more than just colorful winter bark.
Are You Tolerant or Violent Toward Violets?
Learn how to get rid of the wild violets in your lawn. These weeds are violas, making them relatives of such flowers as pansies and johnny-jump-ups.
Beginner's Guide to Landscaping
Need some simple landscaping ideas? From designing front, back and side yards to how to start a garden, read my tips to help with your yard makeover.
10 Best Flowering Shrubs for Late Summer
Use late summer flowering shrubs to keep the August and September yard colorful. Here I offer my top 10 (with photos), with access to in-depth info.
Did the Groundhog See His Shadow This Year?
Learn about pest control for groundhog or woodchuck pests in gardens. Woodchucks (or ground hogs) are pests that emerge from a burrow to eat vegetables. Page 2.
Cultivate a Healthy Lawn by Following This...
Tips are provided in this resource for fertilizing lawns. I also give you a care schedule you can follow for spring, summer and fall.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Creeper?
Learn about killing Virginia creeper here if you don't want it on your land. Also discover the pros and cons of the vine here, including whether it's poisonous.
Wondering What to Grow in Your Rock Garden?
My list of rock garden plants focuses on sun-loving perennials. I have organized my list according to plant size.
Beware of These Noxious Weeds! 11 Plants to...
The classification is subjective; my pictures of noxious weeds are meant to explore the topic from various perspectives. Some will find them harmful plants.
Does Your August Yard Serve Up Dinner-Plate...
Hardy hibiscus plants bear large flowers that give Northerners an option for a tropical feel. The blooms are much bigger than on rose of sharon.
Build a Stone Retaining Wall in 15 Steps
This tutorial deals with building stone retaining walls 3 feet in height or less. When you build without mortar you have limitations but also some benefits.
Sumacs: They're Not All Poisonous
Poison sumac tree is not prevalent in yards. Enjoy the foliage of the other varieties, remembering that the rash-causing type is the exception, not the rule. Page 2.
Flowers to Keep Your Yard Looking Great in Fall
I address planting fall flowers that will look great in the landscape here. Annuals supplement autumn leaf color and give you an inexpensive option.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Planting Boxwood...
This step-by-step tutorial walks you through the steps in planting hedges. Through pictures I show you how to plant boxwood shrubs in a straight row.
How to Plant the Perfect Flower Beds
Practice layering when planting flower beds, plus preventative weed control. These are just 2 tips I offer here, as we go from back to front row of a sample bed.
All About Mountain Laurel Shrubs and Bay Laurel...
My description of mountain laurel shrubs is supplemented by pictures. I distinguish between these shrubs and the bay laurel trees made famous by the Greeks.
Mum's the Word: the Secrets of Selecting and...
The chrysanthemums covered here are hardy mums, a good choice for fall flowers in the North. Learn about their care: dividing, pinching, etc.
Try This Project to Increase Landscape Drainage...
Learn how to build dry creek beds for landscape drainage. It's an easy landscaping project if the soil you'll be excavating isn't strewn with roots and rocks.
Don't Know Much About Landscaping? Start Here!
If you're wondering how to get started landscaping your yard, I offer every type of resource available under the sun. See which one is right for you.
7 Shrubs That Are Compact but Colorful
I discuss 7 types of small evergreen shrubs perfect for owners of tiny yards who crave big-time color. Consult my list of compact bushes before you shop.
Montauk Daisy: Beacon of Floral Color
Montauk daisies are late-bloomers (offering fall flowers) with shiny foliage. They tolerate deer, drought and salt. Learn how to grow this exceptional plant.
How to Control Moles in Your Lawn and Garden
Mole control is an one element of lawn care and garden pest control. But before you can get rid of them, first learn the difference between moles and voles.
Set Your Fall Yard Ablaze With Autumn Blaze Maple
Autumn Blaze maple trees reach 50 feet tall with a rounded crown. Fast-growing specimens, maturity comes quickly for this red fall-foliage favorite.
Pictures of Flowering Shrubs
Pictures of flowering shrubs can give you ideas for your own landscaping. Browse my shrub pictures to view photos of some of the finest blooming bushes of spring and summer.
What Are Landscape Fabrics and How Can I Use...
Learn how to install landscape fabrics, a high-tech solution for weed control. Weed barriers suppress plant pests without suffocating everything under them.
9 Common Lawn Weeds and How to Handle Them
Need some help with the identification of common lawn weeds? You'll get that here through pictures, plus tips on how to control some of the worst offenders.
Everything You Need to Know About Using...
'Emerald Green' arborvitae trees are evergreens. Technically shrubs, their foliage is like Leyland cypress'; they're used as live privacy screens.
Fence Pictures
These fence pictures illustrate some of the different materials and styles available. Among these landscaping photos are examples of fence plantings.
How to Incorporate English Ivy in Your...
I discuss growing English ivy plants (picture) as a groundcover here. But my tips come with a warning: they have fallen out of favor due to their invasiveness.
Attract Hummingbirds with These Flowers and...
Grow the top 10 flowers to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Besides attracting the winged jewels, these plants will excite the envy of other gardeners. Page 1 of 3.
How to Care for Shade-Loving Climbing Hydrangea...
Climbing hydrangeas solve a problem for people with shady areas to plant, being shade-tolerant vines. But they'll flower better if they receive some sunlight.
Care Tips for Healthy, Lush Privet Hedges
Privet hedges (Ligustrum shrubs) are traditional favorites, being amenable to pruning. But these bushes are invasive plants in North America.
Build Your Own Floating Deck in 10 Easy Steps
It's easy for DIYers to build floating decks, because they are not attached to a building. This tutorial (includes pictures of the small structure constructed) shows you how it's done.
Learn the Correct Way to Prune Your Shrubs
Familiarize yourself with the basics of pruning shrubs in this introduction, including the proper cutting angle to use when cutting. It's easy once you learn how.
Deck Pictures
Browse these deck pictures for design ideas. The images are supplemented with links to information discussing their designs.
Step-by-Step Instructions for How to Lay Your...
Laying flagstone patios in sand is not difficult, although the stone itself can be heavy. This DIY project is like building a puzzle; I show you how here.
Top 10 Trees and Plants That Love the Shade
My list of the 10 plants that do best in the shade includes flowering dogwood trees and one each from all major categories of landscaping plants.
Native Lilies: 5 Beauties Northeasterners Need...
These five native lilies grace the woods and meadows of the Northeastern U.S. Native plant lovers can grow them in that suitable shady or sunny spot.
All About Japanese and English Yew Bushes
English yew bushes are widely used for foundation plants or in hedges, while a number of cultivars of Japanese yews exist and can serve similar functions.
10 Shrubs You Really Need to Grow
Consult this list of shrubs before you shop at the nursery. This list describes popular and more unique kinds of bushes for the yard.
This Locust Tree Won't Plague You With Messy Pods
Learn about Sunburst honey locust trees which, like Shademaster, are classified as thornless, podless and non-messy. This makes them good street trees.
An Anti-Poison Ivy Weed May Be Growing in Your...
Treatment for poison ivy rash includes natural remedies (e.g., jewelweed) as well as other medical remedies. Treating it begins by washing with soap and water.
Why You Should Avoid Trumpet Vines
Trumpet vines are invasive plants, with showy blooms often of an orange color. Campsis radicans climbs trellises, and its salmon flowers attract hummingbirds.
Slaying Godzilla: How to Get Rid of a Monstrous...
Find out the habitats where Japanese knotweed plants (picture) thrive. Understanding this helps you develop eradication strategies and get rid of this invasive.
The Safe Way to Remove Poison Ivy from Your Yard
Removing poison ivy from your yard is probably easier than remembering to avoid those 'leaflets 3.' Read my tips on how to remove this weed to do the job safely.
Tulip Trees: Tiptoe Through the Fall Foliage
Tulip trees are sometimes referred to as yellow poplars, although they are related to magnolias, not poplars. These tall specimens provide yellow fall foliage.
Weed Pictures: Stinging Nettle Plants
The flowers of stinging nettle (photo) are inconspicuous. But the plant's barbs make you take notice of it! Page 12.
Growing Tips for the Popular Hinoki Cypress Tree
Slender Hinoki cypress trees are semi-dwarfs, being more compact than the species trees but not as short as 'Nana Gracilis,' the true dwarf.
Learn About the Different Types of Maple Trees
Read my intro, with pictures, to discover the best maple trees for fall color (e.g., red ones). Besides these good varieties, I warn about invasives.
Could Your Yard Use a Rug?
Blue Rug juniper plants are sturdy groundcovers for sunny slopes. This article contains growing tips and information on their use as groundcovers.
Meet a Sage Russian
Russian sage plants (Perovskia atriplicifolia), though often treated as perennials, are woody sub-shrubs. Perovskia bears silver leaves and tall flower spikes.
The Landscape Design Principles Do-It-Yourselfe...
The basic landscape design ideas (color, form, line, scale, texture) are introduced with pictures to illustrate how they play out in designing a garden.
Choose the Best Flowers for Your Landscape with...
The lists of flowers (with pictures) here are organized by color. Browse these galleries to gain ideas for creating colorful landscape designs.
10 Shrubs and Vines for Putting Fall Color into...
By planting shrubs for fall color, you diversify, rather than relying on trees for fall foliage. Bring some of that color down to earth with these shrubs and vines that set the autumn landscape ablaze with their leaves.
What's the Difference Between Rhododendrons and...
Read this intro to learn how to care for azalea and rhododendron plants. I give tips on planting these popular flowering shrubs, including pruning azaleas. Page 3.
How to Protect Your Lawn from Moss
How do you get rid of moss in a lawn? The real question is what causes it to grow there in the first place.
What's the Difference Between Annual Plants and...
What is an annual? In distinguishing between annual plants and perennials, it's all a matter of the life cycle; I explain the difference here.
Landscape Design Photo Gallery
Check my landscape design photo gallery for front-yard design ideas. Let these landscaping pictures inspire you in your DIY projects.
Should You Grow Ornamental Grass?
Description of the types of ornamental grasses (short, medium and tall), and why they are the best examples of low-maintenance plants.
10 Perennials That Thrive in Full Sun
Full-sun plants are often perfect for rock gardens, for example. Learn about some types of drought-tolerant perennials before you buy a plant for that hot spot.
Pretty Fall Color to Admire, but Don't Touch!
Want to find out what poison sumac plants look like so you can avoid them? See my pictures and descriptions to identify them, plus get information on the rash.
How to Clean Cement Spills Safely with Muriatic...
Cement products get all over the masonry structures your building with them, and cleaning with muriatic acid is one way to deal with the problem.
The Right Way to Care for Your Lantana Plants
Lantana plants are a tropical shrub and a symbol of Florida landscaping, their salt-tolerance making them a favorite flower in seashore communities.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Roses
What do black roses mean? My answer is 1 of 11 facts about roses I give here, ranging from which are easiest to grow to what they have to do with the rosary.
Deck and Pergola Design
The work of an expert on decks and pergolas is shown in these pictures. My picture shows what the landscape looked like before this pergola design. Page 11.
Get Poison Oak Before It Gets You
How do you get rid of poison oak plants? Although you can kill them with the herbicides described here, eradication can also be accomplished by manual removal.
Why Dwarf Trees are the Ideal Choice for...
Dwarf trees (evergreen and deciduous) are popular in small yard design. You can plant them with the knowledge that they won't quickly spike out of control.
How to Care for Your English Boxwood Shrubs
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Garden Weed Identification
Garden weed identification is critical to control efforts against unwanted plants. Identify your enemies and learn their strengths and weaknesses.
Pave the Way to Easier Mowing With a Mowing Strip
Learn how to install lawn edging to lower maintenance. Edging keeps grass stolons out of garden beds; incorporating a mowing strip into your lawn facilitates mowing.
Screens
Browse these deck screen pictures for design ideas. The deck screen pictures are supplemented with a link to an information discussing their designs. Page 12.
Pictures of Deck Railings
These pictures of deck railings illustrate a few of the types available to homeowners. Use these photos to help you decide on a style that's right for you.
Deck Screening Pictures
See my pictures of deck screening for privacy design ideas. The screening pictures are supplemented with a link to information discussing their designs. Page 13.
How to Divide Your Outdoor Living Space for...
Building outdoor living spaces extends your home to the yard. Use equivalents to floor, walls and ceiling to create rooms outside that are functional and attractive.
10 Trees That Laugh at Thirst
My list of drought-tolerant trees gives a diversity of choices, based on traits offered by specimens that are valued by folks landscaping their yards.
10 Best Plants to Grow in Shady Areas With Dry...
Plants for dry shade meet a dual challenge: little water and little light. The tough plants discussed in this article will tolerate these difficult conditions.
The Essential Step-by-Step instructions for...
DIYers should consult my guide to building decks for help. I offer step-by-step instruction on do-it-yourself deck construction and design.
Orange Jewelweed Photo
The taxonomic name of orange jewelweed , Impatiens capensis , classifies it as a wild version of the
Beware of These Plants! Photos of Invasive...
Photos of invasive plants can aid you in identifying them; nor are these lovely examples hard on the eyes. In this photo gallery I focus on beautiful invaders.
Pictures of Landscaping: Framing a Front Entry
A planting doesn't have to be located smack up against a front entry to have an impact on it. The planting in this image frames the door but is not located near it. Page 13.
15 Steps to Building Your Own Brick Patio
Learn how to build a brick patio the easy way. These instructions are designed for beginners, so the sample project doesn't involve cutting a single brick!

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