Around the Garden

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Creative landscaping offers more opportunities to showcase durable pressure-treated Southern Pine. The preservative treatment is highly resistant to leaching and will not harm plants.


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Vertical timbers offer a flexible perimeter to this raised garden space.


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Using pressure-treated 6×8 timbers, built-in planters decorate this
three-tier retaining wall.


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An overhead trellis provides shade plus support for hanging baskets, colorful vines and other fragrant climbers. Pressure-treated Southern Pine can be painted or stained, just like untreated wood.


Backyard Beauties                                   VIDEO – How to Build a Fence

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Most outdoor projects built with pressure-treated Southern Pine lumber are within the capabilities of the average do-it-yourselfer. In fact, outdoor improvements are probably the easiest way for homeowners to add value to their property.


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A storage shed is the ideal place for extra lawn furniture, garden tools, pool supplies, and bicycles. Pressure-treated Southern Pine makes it a handy shelter that’s built to last! Download the project plan to build this shed here.


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It’s so easy to work and finish pressure-treated Southern Pine that you’re likely to design as you build. Both the planter and the bench can take on a hundred design possibilities. Download the project plan to build this planter bench here.


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Designed for comfort and long lasting good looks, outdoor furniture built with pressure-treated Southern Pine helps you enjoy the landscape you’ve created.


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A gazebo can be a charming addition to most any yard, and it can be surprisingly useful as well. The shade is welcomed relief on a warm summer day and a perfect spot for outdoor dining.


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The design details of a gazebo can vary widely. This same basic design could blend easily with most any architectural style — from a Victorian home to a contemporary ranch style dwelling.


Great Garden Borders

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A perfect use for decking cutoffs!


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Think of them as… “garden fences”


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…or “buildings”


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…perhaps “houses with chimneys”


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…or make a serpentine pattern.


Make a Splash!

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This backyard paradise features a 10’x30′ lap pool, framed with pressure-treated 6×6 timbers that hold the marbled vinyl liner. Water gardens, sun decks, seating, and a spa complete this aquatic retreat.


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This simple kiddy pool play deck provides many summers of backyard fun. The bench is handy storage for playthings. Remove the vinyl liner and convert the pool area to a sandbox. Download the project plan to build this play deck here.