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E28 | Rethinking a Garden | Ask This Old House

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.

E28 | Rethinking a Garden | Ask This Old House

23m 42s

  • E7 | Rain Garden, Wrought Iron Railing | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E7 | Rain Garden, Wrought Iron Railing | Ask This Old House

    S22 E7 - 23m 42s

    Jenn Nawada teams up with a water conservation expert in Portland, Oregon to help two homeowners install a rain garden; Ross Trethewey shares how moisture meters can detect unseen water damage; Mark McCullough helps a homeowner increase the safety of their concrete steps by installing a wrought iron railing and showcases how railings are made at an iron fabrication facility.

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    E6 | Double Pane Window, Paint Bench | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E6 | Double Pane Window, Paint Bench | Ask This Old House

    S22 E6 - 23m 42s

    Mauro Henrique shares the importance of prep work for any painting project, and why homeowners shouldn't skip it. Then, Mauro and Kevin O'Connor team up to refinish an antique outdoor bench with a whitewash stain; With a glass expert's help, Tom Silva learns how double pane glass is made while helping a homeowner repair a broken window.

  • E5 | Generator Hookup, Brick Lintel | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E5 | Generator Hookup, Brick Lintel | Ask This Old House

    S22 E5 - 23m 42s

    Heath Eastman assists a homeowner who wants to hook up a generator to their home by installing a transfer switch to the circuit board; Environmental contractor, Ron Peik demystifies asbestos and shares options for mitigation; Mark McCullough fixes a faulty brick lintel repair on an 1833 home, discusses the difference between Flemish and American bond, and how to match existing mortar and joints.

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