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Outdoor Structures

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Types of Moss to Use in a Moss Lawn or Moss Garden

A comparison of some of the most common types of moss (hypnum or fern moss, cushion moss, rock cap moss, and stone moss) to use when replacing a lawn or using moss to fill in a garden walkway.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Harvesting Rainwater from the Sky: All About Rooftop Rainwater Collection

Water is a scarce commodity. We are slowly depleting our underground aquifers, and global warming is affecting the surface bodies of water that we use for our water supplies. As it becomes more scarce, the importance of saving water is becoming ever more essential to the earth’s survival.  While there are many ways we can save our water, there is a way to increase our water supply for free—by collecting rainwater from roofs and using it for some of our household needs…