Thinking about building a small retaining wall in your backyard? Retaining walls are a great way to prevent the advance of plants, dirt, or water in your backyard. In this video, learn the basics of building a retaining wall.
Chinese food is delicious, but it isn't very healthy and can be quite expensive. In this video, Betty adds a Southern touch to a traditional Asian dish and makes vegetables with a soy sauce gravy. The veggies are good for you and filling, and the gravy gives them a nice, hearty texture. Enjoy this dish anytime, and if veggies aren't enough for you - toss in some chicken or seafood, or even noodles and create your own delicious meal!
Looking to do some work on your front or backyard? Installing a retaining wall is the easiest way to get a different look and make your landscaping look pro! In this video, learn everything you need to know about how to install a retaining wall.
In this installment of home improvement do-it-yourself videos, brought to you by Lowe's, host Mike Kraft, one of Lowe's home improvement experts, demonstrates a landscaping technique that shows you how to create a retaining wall with interlocking wall blocks, that features a raised planter bed. Mike gives you a list of all the tools and materials you will need to create the retaining wall, and offers some tips on creating curved lines when laying out the wall.
This video tutorial shows you how to add a cap to a retaining wall system. Always start capping from the lowest elevation of the retaining wall. This how-to video is a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
It's fun to be out in warm weather cutting big timbers and doing a project that sees quick, upward progress. In this video, you'll find instructions for building a post and plank-style retaining wall. This post-and-plank retaining system is based on the way seawalls (or bulkheads) work. You set posts into the ground, vertically, then plank behind them. This creates a wall with texture and shadow lines with nice hollows between the posts for plantings or grass. And, because there's so much pos...
Regardless of where you are, there will probably be a period when your lawn will turn brown and possibly go dormant when there is a drought. Contrary to popular belief, it is okay to use fertilizer on your lawn when there is a drought. Using a higher setting on your lawnmower will allow the grass blades to be longer, allowing them to retain more moisture. When you are finally able to water your lawn again, make sure to water it twice a day, hopefully in the early morning to avoid the heat of ...
To create a retaining wall all you need to do is follow these simple steps. To begin you will need to get many interlocking wall blocks and either sand or concrete. The first step is to plot and measure the retaining wall's size and shape. Use your measurements to figure out the amount of retaining wall blocks that you will need. The second step is to mark off the spots in your yard that you would like the retaining wall to be. Then dig your trenches in these spots to level out the land and t...
Follow Greg as he gives simple tips on how to enjoy beer more. Just because you're Christian doesn't mean you can't enjoy a beer, just do it the way God intended! In this video tutorial, Greg shows how to store a beer. Properly stored beer will retain flavor and freshness longer. Watch and learn how to properly store a beer.
Titlibo Nihaan shows us how to make Bo Kho(Vietnamese Beef Stew,in this video. The ingredients for this are,500 grams of beef,3 chopped shallots,1 small onion, thinly sliced,soy sauce,nuoc mam sauce,a bunch of fresh basil,2 red chillies,3 cloves of garlic,1 tablespoon lemon grass,1 tablespoon of turmeric powder,1 tablespoon of curry powder 1 tablespoon of brown sugar,4 star anise and a beef stock cube.In a small pan dry roast the star anise for 5 minutes.When cooled,gring them in a coffee gri...
Pixelated photos are always a site for sore eyes. When you crop your photos in Photoshop you can keep your aspect ratio to stay wayward of the "pixelation desecration". When you hold down Shift during your crop it will retain the aspect ratio so you have nothing to worry about. There are also some more commands to help keep aspect ratio during zoom, crop, moving, or anything else of that matter. This video will demonstrate exactly how to retain aspect ratio when cropping in Adobe Photoshop.
Terrace walls are an attractive option for steep grades. This video tutorial shows you how to build a terraced retaining wall system. This how-to video is a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how build a retaining wall system with an outside radius curve. This how-to video is a must-watch for everyone in the building and construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how to build a retaining wall system with an outside 90 degree wall. This how-to video is a must-watch for everyone in the building and construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how to keep a running bond in a retaining wall system. This video is a must-watch for everyone in the building and construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how to add steps to a retaining wall system. This video is a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how build a retaining wall system with an inside radius curve. This video is a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how to build a retaining wall system with another wall inside it at a 90 degree angle. This video is a must-watch for eveyone in the construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how to build a retaining wall system with a fence application. This video is a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
This video tutorial shows you how to build a retaining wall system with a guard rail application. This video is a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
Are you interested in learning how to construct an anchor wall? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build an Anchor Retaining Wall System. This a must-watch for everyone in the construction business.
Lynn of CocoDelirious shows us how to temper chocolate - in a microwave! - in this delicious-looking video. She reveals that a sophisticated double-boiler setup is unnecessary; all that you need is a microwave, a candy thermometer, a microwave-save bowl, and a spatula. Glass and ceramic bowls - or any material that will retain heat - are a bad idea when dealing with chocolate. Lynn demonstrates melting the chocolate bit by bit, with short duration microwaving, no more than a minute at a time,...
Patti the Garden Girl shows her viewers how to install a retaining wall in her urban garden. Garden Soxx is a product that will allow you to make a retaining wall in your garden that will prevent and fix any erosion problem you may have in your yard. After making a small shelf on the eroding section of dirt, place the round Garden Soxx inside the hole, forming a wall against erosion. Create a second layer of the Garden Soxx that overlaps with the first for maximum protection again any soil er...
If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, troubleshooting, electronic diagnostics, setting up, programming and finally... racing. As much as you know about these remote-controlled vehicles, it will never be enough, you'll always be looking for more...
In this video you will learn how to build a retaining wall to flatten a sloped lawn. He says that if someone wants to garden but their yard is sloped and they know they can't do it, they should know that this is a lot of work. So be prepared to dedicate a lot of time and effort. You start by getting a building permit. If you're looking to build a low retaining wall you start by digging a trench a little wider then the stones and a few inches deep (the higher the wall the deeper the trench). F...
In this video Lolicup Inc. show us how to make Boba. The ingredients include : 10 Cups of water, half cup of honey, half cup of dark brown sugar and 2 cups of Boba. Utensils required are a drainer, a large pot, a bowl for the sugar water and a timer, which is very important. The listed ingredients will be able to serve 10 people. Boba has a variety of names such as Tapioca Balls, Black Pearls and many others. The first step is to add the water to the pot and wait until it boils. The second st...
Follow this video which provides a good simple explanation on how to do a great hairstyle in a few minutes. When wearing a dress which has a lot of ornaments and details around the neckline it is a good idea to avoid having your hair in the way. Thus by applying a half up half down hairstyle you can be elegant in your hairstyle while also showing off your dress. Apply a heat protectant to your hair in order to retain a better look especially if the event is going to be held outdoors. The next...
This traditional Spanish meal is sure to please a hungry crowd. You Will Need
When working on your car, it's always important to know how things work and what can be removed. If you can remove a certain part easily, in order to get to another part, it makes the day much easier.
This video describes the easy process of building a garden retaining wall. First you will need to map out your area for your wall with strings and dig your trench for your stones. You will be filling the trench with gravel to hold your stones in place. Make sure to pack to gravel securely into the ground. You should have a leveling tool to ensure your base is very level. After you make sure that first level is secure and in place you will stack your next level of stone. Once the homeowner has...
Here's a video tutorial that will surely teach you how to do Hindu Shuffle and Hindu Control. Shuffle the cards to your audience and let a person pick a card. Retain the bottom card not by overhand shuffle since it's obvious that the bottom card is retained. Hindu Shuffle does the same thing as overhand shuffle except that it's done in a different angle and way of handling. Force the bottom card by holding the deck with your right hand's thumb, ring and middle fingers. Take off half of the de...
Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science.
The procedure was adopted to build a waterfall in Oregon Coast Garden Center, Wald-port. 1. A level pad was cut to arrange the first row of blocks
One of the perils of making photos larger or smaller (especially in only one direction) is losing content or ending up with a distorted image. This tutorial shows you how to use the content-aware scaling feature in Adobe Photoshop CS5 to resize your images and retain all your content.
In this clip, learn how to peel an orange in the healthiest way possible. This way is easier for people with muscle problems because you use a knife, keeps you hands cleaner and retains part of the rind so you stay even healthier and get even more vitamins and minerals. Follow talk show host Jenny Jones as she demonstrates a fast, delicious and efficient way to enjoy more citrus.
Pixlr.com is a free image editor, but how can you save your image with a transparent background? This is a quick tutorial that shows you how to save your image file as a .png, which will retain all the data you need.
Deadmau5 is one of the biggest DJ's in the world, and his mouse helmet / logo is the most third most famous helmet in electronic music (Daft Punk retains #1). This video will teach you how to make a Deadmau5 player card / emblem for Call of Duty Black Ops, showing your love of progressive house to all your fellow gamers.
This video demonstrates how to create a hippie princess look with makeup. It's colorful, but still retains the natural look. Learn how to look like a natural beauty and bring out your inner hippie princess with this how-to video.
This home appliance tutorial details how to install a washing machine pump into a washing machine without one. The steps are roughly as follows: Plug in the pump connector. Replace the two retaining screws from underneath. Replace both pipes and spring washers. For a video walkthrough of the entire pump replacement process, watch this how-to.
This instructional sewing video demonstrates how to sew a ruffle. Choose any type of fabric and some stretchy material. Sew the stretchy material onto the fabric while the elastic is stretched out. When you let it relax the fabric will retain a natural ruffle. Try it out at home with your own designs.