Month: May 2011

May 11, 2011 / / The Stronghold

God I can’t get enough of this system. So after a few heavy spring rainfalls, we realized that we needed to do something serious with the pump. It was kicking water out, sure, but the pipe wasn’t long enough, and all that water came right back in. One big perpetual…

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May 8, 2011 / / The Stronghold

Two weeks into the project and we finally started measuring the post locations for the front and sides where we planned on putting the spruce dogear.  Keep a few things in mind when you’re gleefully running around the yard dreaming of the landscaping possibilities though or you might end up…

Read the PostHow to Install a Fence – 185 ft of Wooden Dogear

May 7, 2011 / / The Stronghold

Let’s look back to early 2010: TheJessle and Chonathan were hopelessly feeling out the real estate market. We pined for a place that was had both easy access to the city and a large enough back yard to fence in and have enough space for all sorts of outdoor mayhem.…

Read the PostHow to Install a Fence – Cost and Equipment