Clean landscaping rocks by building a sifter, using a hardware screen, and sifting out the debris that has blown into the beds. Return the rocks to the bed and spread them evenly. The time it takes to complete the process depends on the size of the beds containing the rock.Continue Reading
Construct a frame using four 30-inch 2x4-inch boards. Place the frame over a 36-inch square of 1/2-inch hardware cloth and bend the edges of the cloth over the sides of the frame. Staple the cloth every 3 inches. Make sure there are no sharp edges exposed from the hardware cloth.
Roll a wheelbarrow to one end of the landscape bed. Place the sifter over the wheelbarrow. Use a shovel to lift the rock from the bed into the sifter. Move the rocks across the bottom screen so the soil falls through. Remove any large sticks or debris from the sifter.
If weeds are starting to grow through the gravel, install a weed barrier. Once the rocks are clean, return them to the landscape bed. Repeat with the next section of rocks. Once the wheelbarrow is full, dump the soil or use it for other landscaping purposes. Continue the process until the entire bed is complete.
To plant annual ryegrass, till the soil, raking it free of rocks and other debris, and broadcast 20 pounds of seed for every acre covered. Plant annual ryegrass in spring or fall, keeping in mind that the plant seeds quickly when sown in fall.Full Answer >
Some concrete patio landscaping ideas are elaborate, custom and simple designs, notes Landscaping Network. Concrete patios are ideal for many different landscapes as they are durable, versatile and easy to care for, and they feature the ability to take on any desired shape.Full Answer >
Find free garden soil in your community by contacting landscaping and construction companies, who sometimes have large amounts of topsoil they give away for free. The Internet is also a useful means of finding free topsoil, and individuals with extra topsoil often post listings on online classifieds sites.Full Answer >
To install brick landscape edging, dig a trench, add landscaping fabric and sand, lay the bricks, tamp them down, pack sand between them, and compact the soil. This one-day process requires a shovel, landscaping fabric, a knife, a mallet, a level, a trowel, sand, bricks and a tamper.Full Answer >