Category: Water

Choosing The Right Intex Above Ground Swimming Pool

intex above ground swimming pool

While BigGranite is about gardening, I know that installing a pool for the summer warranted some landscaping effort on my part hence the reason for this pool review. Because we live in a cooler climate, having an in-ground outdoor pool just doesn’t make sense cost wise as we have limited months to use it and […]

Best Electric Pressure Washer: Karcher K 3.540 X-Series Pressure Washer

Karcher K 3.540 Electric Pressure Washer

We have a very large backyard fence so when it comes time to paint it (which happens more that we care to think about due to poor quality wood that was used to build the fence) we don’t want to have to scrape the old paint off the fence before painting. My husband is all […]

The Pressure Washer T-Racer Wide Area Surface Cleaner

Karcher 2.641-005.0 Pressure Washer T-Racer Wide Area Surface Cleaner T350

Out with the old pressure washer Every spring would see me dragging out my old electric pressure washer and tackle what was about my most hated spring chore, that being washing off a winter’s grime and dirt from just about everything we owned and that lived in the backyard. Things like: Bird Baths Water Fountains […]

How Not to Treat Your Good Deck


A long time ago I had a large deck built on the back of our house, and my builder encouraged me to construct it from treated wood and never stain it, and to just allow it to weather naturally. It actually looks quite good, as the treatment on the wood turns it a slight green […]

Planning Out Your Rain Barrel Strategy

Rain Barrel Set Up

In a previous article I talked about the advantages of having a rain barrel in your garden. I use them and really like having them around. They come in handy and they are environmentally friendly. And, they save me on my water bill a bit every month. If you do plan on building one yourself there […]

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