Category Archives: Thrifty Yard Tips

Extend a Driveway with Recycled Concrete

When I purchased my house three years ago, I was concerned about weeds that previous owners had allowed to conquer the yard. A particular worry was the driveway’s right-hand border where a short parking pad had cracked and the pieces … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Outdoor Cleaner

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly algae, moss, and mildew grow on my deck and sidewalk here in the Pacific Northwest. And as if the ugly appearance weren’t bad enough, the brownish-green slime becomes slippery with every rain … Continue reading

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