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Ahmed Hassan

47 How-Tos From Ahmed Hassan

  1. 11. How to Create Sunken Walkway Planters

    Half-sunken containers add height and interest to a garden bed.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 12. How to Build a Custom Sandbox

    Kids outgrow swingsets and climbing structures over time, but this sandbox will give them years of imaginative play.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 13. How To Create a Paver Patio

    This patio is easy to install — just keep it on the level.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5000 to $10000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 14. How To Create a Play Area

    This new play area is padded with rubber mulch and outlined with plants. Edging keeps the rubber mulch out of the new sod.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 15. How To Create a Stained Concrete Patio

    Learn how to make a custom concrete patio with a rock-salt finish.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5000 to $10000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 16. How To Lay New Sod

    A quick fix to a dead landscape is instant green sod. Just a few rolls make a vibrant green carpet.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 17. How to Make Over a Flower Bed

    Uproot messy plants and replace them with a fun variety of plants boxed in by a formal mini-hedge.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 18. How to Install a Dry Creek Bed

    Control the flow of rainwater across your landscape with an easy-to-install dry creek bed.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 19. How to Create a Tree Stump Table

    What to do with that unsightly tree stump? Don't spend the time, money and effort to dig it out, turn it into a functional piece of f...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 20. How to Resurface a Pool Patio

    The pros sand down an old concrete surface, resurface the area and spice things up with a fabulous new color treatment.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About Ahmed Hassan

Ahmed Hassan

Licensed landscape contractor and certified landscape technician Ahmed Hassan vows a great home starts with a solid landscape.

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