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Ahmed Hassan

47 How-Tos From Ahmed Hassan

  1. 11. How To Build a Floating Deck

    A floating deck adds a great elevated place to sit and enjoy a view of a yard. Only a few inches off the ground, this platform takes a ...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 12. 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
  3. 13. 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
  4. 14. 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
  5. 15. 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
  6. 16. How to Build a Freestanding Arbor Swing

    A freestanding arbor frame can support a store-bought swing or the custom model below.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 17. How to Build a Boulder Bench

    Don't worry about a high wind tipping over this custom seating: Any breeze that could move this boulder-attached bench would probably d...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    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 Build a Redwood Shade Structure

    Fun in the sun is a lot more fun if there's a well-built shady area to cool off.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    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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