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Ask This Old House solves the steady stream of home improvement problems faced by our viewers - and we make house calls! The series features some familiar faces, including Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada.

E28 | Rethinking a Garden | Ask This Old House

23m 42s

Not all landscape projects require starting from scratch. Many times, working with plants already there can make a huge impact. In this special episode, Jenn Nawada uses an historic landscape design from a protege of Frederick Law Olmsted to transform a yard. She updates a landscape by moving around, dividing, and pruning current plants in the yard. Finally, she designs a secret garden.

Episodes

  • E28 | Rethinking a Garden | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E28 | Rethinking a Garden | Ask This Old House

    S19 E28 - 23m 42s

    Not all landscape projects require starting from scratch. Many times, working with plants already there can make a huge impact. In this special episode, Jenn Nawada uses an historic landscape design from a protege of Frederick Law Olmsted to transform a yard. She updates a landscape by moving around, dividing, and pruning current plants in the yard. Finally, she designs a secret garden.

Schedule

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    Ask This Old House: Creosote Removal; Utility Cover: TVSS: Iconic

    Ask This Old House

    Creosote Removal; Utility Cover

    Saturday
    Jun 29

    30 Minutes

    Building a utility cover; differences in CO detectors and monitors; cleaning out creosote build-up in a brick kitchen fireplace.
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    Ask This Old House

    Sunday
    Jun 30

    30 Minutes

    Created by viewer demand, the series is a spinoff of "This Old House" and answers specific remodeling questions that viewers send in. The cast includes host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, heating/plumbing master Richard Trethewey and landscaper Roger Cook, who spend the hour focusing on various topics for the do-it-yourself homeowner.
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    Ask This Old House: Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair: TVSS: Iconic

    Ask This Old House

    Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

    Saturday
    Jul 6

    30 Minutes

    Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; asbestos and options for mitigation; fixing an insufficient lintel repair on an 1833 home.
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    Ask This Old House: Creosote Removal; Utility Cover: TVSS: Iconic

    Ask This Old House

    Creosote Removal; Utility Cover

    Sunday
    Jul 7

    30 Minutes

    Building a utility cover; differences in CO detectors and monitors; cleaning out creosote build-up in a brick kitchen fireplace.

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