Author: Cee

About Cee

Hi, I'm Cee Harrison and I've had a couple of gardens in my time. Some big, some small, some fun to create while others have been an ordeal. Regardless, I still love getting out into the fresh air and planting something. It makes me feel like I'm helping the environment just a little bit!

Best Post Hole Digger

Fiskars 9653 Post Hole Digger

One of the most backbreaking parts of building a retaining wall is digging the holes for the posts. You will need a sturdy tool to get the job done with the minimum of effort, as well as being sure you are not out of action for weeks afterwards with a bad back! This is a particular…

Top Tips Planning Your Retaining Wall Using Railroad Ties

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In my earlier article I was telling the story of how we stopped our garden sliding down the driveway. If that has inspired you get a project going in your own garden, here are some things to consider when planning your retaining wall made from railway ties… Permission or building permits needed for the work.…

A Retaining Wall To Stop Your Garden Slip Sliding Away

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One of the great things about living in an elevated house is the wonderful views you often get. The panoramic views from the either your front or back balcony is definitely one of the advantages of being up high. Of course, along with the upside, there is always going to be a downside. This means…