NATALIE SERDIUK
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linx66 wrote:
Culverts - With what and how could the base be fixed - and the top finished off???
     Comment   October 13, 2013
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alwaysdesigning
Culverts rust, i.e., these will rust. Need to protect the finish with something sprayed on the outside.
November 26, 2013 at 7:05AM     
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linx66
Interesting. Didn't know. Thank you. Will buy spray when out of hibernation.
November 27, 2013 at 3:22AM     
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angelabell wrote:
Anyone know where I can purchase the galvanized culvert in the SF Bay area?
   Comment   March 26, 2013
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lukemaura
I would also like to know.
July 16, 2013 at 12:10PM   
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peppy122149
LOVE THEM TOO, BUT IN LOUISIANA !!!!
August 22, 2013 at 5:41PM   
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Prideaux Design wrote:
your image - I would love to incorporate your image into a presentation (Trends in Outdoor Living) I am doing for the Shade conference in Phoenix. Is there any way you could please send me this image (approx. 1200x800 pixels is fine) to: kathryn@prideauxdesign.net? I would SO appreciate it. And I will definitely give your firm credits on the image. Thank you!
     Comment   July 5, 2012
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NATALIE SERDIUK
Hi, Kathryn. If its still relevant i can provide images, please let me know if you need them. All apologies for delay. Busy summer! Thank you.
August 28, 2012 at 11:32AM     
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Prideaux Design
Thanks Natalie! The conference was a couple of weeks ago. No worries! Good to have a busy summer : )
August 28, 2012 at 8:34PM   
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durangomary wrote:
What is the product wrapped around sharp edge of culvert? How applied? This is a great idea!
   Comment   July 4, 2012
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Thank you! I am glad you like it! I am trying to be brave and innovative in any work i do and take people i work for and with on a journey. Yes you can simply split a hose and no liquid nails needed, it will just stay there. You may want to replace hose later, so any glue is not recommended. I hope it helps.
August 28, 2012 at 11:37AM     
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Patricia Miles
This is brilliant!
July 12, 2013 at 3:29PM   
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texasbelle wrote:
Where can I find it? - The big silver planters on this patio.
   Comment   April 13, 2012
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susieneb
What type of materials do you use for drainage--do you alternate rock with the soil?
January 1, 2013 at 1:44PM   
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Kay Wallace
I have seen cattle feed troughs and water troughs done this way. There's different sizes, won't have to worry about sharp edges. In this area we have Scruggs tractor supplies that would have these.
March 16, 2013 at 9:47AM   
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panhangle wrote:
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   Comment   November 26, 2013
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Landscape designers west palm bch - Landscape designers in west palm bch
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my1fatkitty wrote:
I had hardie siding installed on my home and the crew did not use the - I had hardie siding installed on my home and the crew did not do the butt to method. They nailed the trim to the siding. Is this a correct technique? Their supervisor came out and assured me that this is the way Home Depot does all their siding jobs. I feel I may be getting the run around.
   Comment   October 13, 2013
whitneyamelia wrote:
Where can I find handmade iron curtain rods? - Where can I find hand made iron curtain rods?
   Comment   October 13, 2013
Robin McCarthy wrote:
Is the material safe for edible plants? - Looking to build a raised vegetable garden..
   Comment   October 12, 2013
blainegnos wrote:
Garden Question - Are these used for composting and then planting or are they strictly raised beds?
   Comment   May 11, 2013

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