The Big Question: Is Sod Installation a DIY Project?
BJ Haunert - Thursday, April 20, 2017 If your front lawn is looking patchy or you find yourself with a backyard overrun with weeds, installing new sod can be the quickest way to achieve a beautiful and lush lawn. Homeowners who are up for a DIY project will find that sod installation is reasonably easy to do on your own. By following a few simple steps, you can be enjoying your new lawn by the time summer rolls around Conduct a soil test Before installing sod, make sure that your soil has the correct pH (approximately 6 to 7.5) level to allow grass to thrive by testing soil samples. Measure how much sod you need Carefully measure the area where you'll be installing sod; plan to order about 5 percent more as a…
What Every Gardener Should Know About Mulching
Adding mulch to your garden is one of the best things you can do for healthy soil—here are 6 ways to do it right.
Temporary Scale Operator
Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is looking for a temporary Scale Operator to help with day and night shift work at our depots across the lower mainland. Reporting to the Depot Supervisor, this position will be responsible for operating the truck scales and producing scale tickets for truck drivers, along with various other administrative tasks ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS Enter Purchase Orders, addresses, vehicle, customer, and other required information accurately Prepare end of day reports, pre-authorize credit cards and balance debit/credit purchases Notify customers coming into the yard of safety hazards or yard policies where applicable Communicate general product descriptions, availability, and location to customers upon request Liaise with Loader Operator, Depot Supervisor, Dispatch, Marine Dispatch and…
How Does Geogrid Work? The Sand Castle Demonstration
The sand castle test takes two cylinders of soil and applies vertical force to see how the soil performs. The first cylinder is just compacted material. The ...
How To Calculate Cubic Yards Mulch Per Square Feet
Here you will find a calculator to help you determine how much mulch you need to cover an area.
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To Handle Electronic Waste, Freeze It and Pulverize It
Scientists say a new technique can make it more profitable to harvest metals and other materials from circuit boards in old TVs, computers and more.
10 Stunning Landscape Design Ideas
Check out these ideas for collaborating with Mother Nature on the design of your yard.
Hottest Landscape Trends in Outdoor Living
Need to update your yard? Check out some of the hottest trends in landscaping - elements to create your own outdoor rooms
How to Repair Your Lawn
Solve your lawn's problems with our step-by-step guide to lawn renovation.