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#126 The Yard: Front and Back


In this episode, HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio heads for the yard. She shows how easy it can be to install a brick walkway, then demonstrates how to make decorative flags to hang in the front or back yard. Guest Donna Myers of the Barbecue Industry Association shows some of the latest grill innovations and has some barbecue maintenance tips. Then Beverly has some tips for repairing broken lawn chairs.

Product Information

Home Improvement--Install Brick Walkway

  • Quickgrip clamps : American Tool Co.
  • Workbench : Black & Decker www.Black&
  • Edging & weedblock : Easy Gardener 800-327-9462
  • Buckets: Leaktite
  • Circular saw : Skil
  • Wheelbarrow : Rubbermaid
  • Tape measure, square, chisel : Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety glasses : Uvex
  • Gloves : Wells Lamont

Simple Solution #1-- Make Tamper

  • Drill / driver: Black & Decker www.Black&
  • Screwdriver: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Drill bits: Vermont American

Create It--Make Decorative Flags

  • Sewing machine: Janhome
  • Scissors: Olfa
  • Stencil: Plaid Enterprises
  • Sharpie marker: Sanford

Maintain It--Fix Lawn Chairs

  • Awl: Buck Brothers
  • Scissors: Fiskars
  • Screwdrivers : Stanley 203-225-5111

Simple Solution #2-- Clean Aluminum Lawn Furniture

  • Buckets: Leaktite

Guest Segment --Grill Types

  • Grill: Charbroil
  • Grill: Ducane Corp. 800-382-2637
  • Grill: Weber Grills

Compute It -- The Yard: Front and Back

Texas A&M University's "Aggie Horticulture" site

The Home Repair Site

Party Magic


Donna Myers is the spokesperson for the National Barbecue Association. She shows us some techniques for keeping our grills in good working order, and presents some of the latest in barbecue technology.

Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623

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