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Check out our favorite ideas, projects, tips and tools for creating the ultimate backyard
Get projects, tips and ideas to improve and maintain your landscaping, lawn, and equipment.
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean...
Best Time to Aerate Lawn
Curious if spring is really the best time to aerate lawn? We took a closer...
How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall
Put a little piece of paradise right in your own backyard. We'll show you how...
Bush Pruning Tips for Healthier Bushes
Properly pruned plants look better and live longer. Avoid ruining your shrubs by over-pruning with...
15 Creative Ways to Hang a Plant Outdoors
Your plants don't have to be in the ground to flourish. This season, try hanging...
12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See
Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for...
13 Before and After Backyard Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend
Have a bland backyard and a free weekend? We'll show you how to update your...
15 Adirondack Chairs You Have to See to Believe
Nothing says easy outdoor living like the iconic Adirondack chair. With its wide arms, spacious...
14 Wonderful and Wacky Chicken Coop Ideas
Increasing numbers of homeowners are raising chickens in their backyards, and the creativity in chicken...
14 Functional Tiny Apartment Balconies
Don't let your small space hold you down, just get creative!
14 Amazing Portable Fire Pits
Who says you can't take it with you when you go? The backyard party goes...
16 Ways to Add Curb Appeal for Less Than $50
First impressions are important, so you want to make the exterior of your home as...
14 Smart Small Yard Landscaping Ideas
Many of today's homes (especially condos and townhouses) often have little or no yard space...
12 Tips for How to Build an Ice Rink in Your Backyard
With a few days of work and a handful of materials, you can spend the...
12 Tacky Lawn Ornaments You Need to See
These ornaments are tacky still, not yet kitsch, so stay away from them.
12 Solar Powered Landscape Lights You Haven’t Seen Before
This is not your typical solar landscape lighting...
Tips to Winterize Your Lawn Mower
Learn the correct way to store your lawn mower over the cold winter months. Gasoline...
Build a Backyard Waterfall in One Weekend
Transform your backyard with a small pond.
How to Fertilize Your Lawn
Avoid the top 4 lawn fertilizer blunders
How to Get Rid of Weeds in Lawn
Lawn weed control: Six strategies for how to get rid of weeds in lawn, and...
Top 10 Lawn Care Tips
Our top 10 lawn care tips will help you create and maintain the perfect lawn and yard year-round.
10 Unusual Landscape Borders
Draw interest in your garden with these unique landscaping borders. Many are repurposed materials, which...
12 Great Backyard Fire Pit Ideas
A fire pit can be the centerpiece to a backyard. Check out some of these...
12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy
Whether you use it for relaxation or for fun, many memories can be made around...
12 DIY Planter Boxes You Can Make in a Day
If you're short on space or don't want to dig up your yard to put...
50 Easter Egg Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of
Easter traditions have shifted through centuries and vary greatly from country to country. Here are...
41 Really Cute Bird Feeders
The birds will flock to any of these cute bird feeders.
10 Inspiring Outdoor Bar Ideas
Make the most of those warm, sunny summer days with a fun and functional outdoor...
13 Incredible Self Propelled Lawn Mower Options
Self-propelled lawn mowers are ideal for steep slopes, large lawns and other mowing situations where...
10 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas
Dry weather affects us all at some point. But gardeners can deal with it if...
17 Lawn Mysteries Explained (And How to Fix Them)
Get rid of your lawn eyesores with these tips.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Raising Chickens
If you think you might want to raise chickens in your backyard, you'll want to...