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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.
2-Hour Project: How to Build a Cantina Bird Feeder
This two-hour project is a fun and clever way to attract some feathery friends to...
What is Mocking? Here’s the Hammock Trend You Need to Join
Join the most relaxed crew out there this National Hammock Day.
12 Sandboxes Worth Sticking Your Toes In To
Playing in sand is fun for kids and adults. With that in mind, unless you...
Leaf Bag Stiffener
Forget adding cardboard stiffeners to a leaf bag.
10 Invasive Plants You Should Get Out of Your Garden Now
Keep your guard up. Look out for these weedy pests and make sure they don't...
12 Bizarre Things Homeowners Have Found in Their Backyards
If you thought it was cool to find a few quarters in your yard, just...
10 Lawn Ornaments You’ll Either Love or Hate
Flaming flamingos, grumpy gnomes and bumbling Bigfoot—check out this must-see collection of lawn ornaments...
The Ultimate Guide to a Weed-Free Landscape
Don't let your landscape get overtaken by weeds this season! We've got solutions for banishing...
Build This Soothing Fountain in an Afternoon
Inexpensive. simple to build and a great place for the neighborhood birds to freshen up!
The Best Features in Lawn Tractors
We talked to experts at the four largest lawn tractor manufacturers to get their take...
Pint-Sized Water Gardens
Mini ponds perfect for patios or decks.
Build a Spring in Your Backyard
Learn how to build this small backyard spring that will spark a sense of wonder.
How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’...
Zero Turn Radius Mowers
Here's the info you need to know about zero turn radius mowers.
The Best Features to Look for When Buying a Lawn Tractor
Lawn tractors come in a wide price range. Even the lowest-priced models can cut your...
Rider, Lawn Tractor, Garden Tractor: What’s the Difference?
Here's the info need to know about lawn tractors, rear-engine riding mowers and garden tractors.
Before You Buy a Lawn Tractor: 6 Questions to Answer
Here’s the info you need to choose the best lawn tractor model for your yard and budget.
Don’t Make These Mistakes When Planting a Tree
Reap rewards from your investment of time and money by planting a tree correctly. Avoid...
Lawn and Yard Maintenance and Gardening Tips
Yard maintenance: Our experts weigh in with their best tips ever about how to get...
Restore a Weedy & Patchy Lawn
Work a little, water a lot — and then enjoy!
10 Lawn Care Myths You Really Need To Stop Believing
When to fertilize, when to water, how short to cut the grass. You've surely heard...
13 Incredible Human-Powered Snow Removal Tools
Shoveling snow and scraping ice doesn't have to be a back-breaking chore. Snow removal tools...
16 Hand-Selected Reader Projects from Clicnet
Ranging in size, difficulty and design, these 16 reader projects are as unique as the DIYers...
Reader Project: Backyard Stone Fireplace
It may look like the work of a veteran mason, but this backyard stone fireplace...
Clip-and-Snip Holiday Wreaths
Venture into your backyard to gather materials for these fresh and easy-to-make wreaths. It's the...
Reader Project: Backyard Putting Green
Reader Shane Graham built this backyard putting green in just one weekend. He leveled the...
Oil Change Trough
You won't spill a drop of used oil on the ground or on the machine...
Grass Seed Broadcaster
Plastic berry containers have more uses than simply keeping your fruit fresh. The holes in...
10 Fall Turf Tips from a Pro Greenskeeper
Most homeowners assume that at the end of the summer, their grass care duties are...
Reader Project: Fabulous Fire Table
Reader Project: Backyard Pond
Using tips from Clicnet’s Backyard Pond project, reader Janice Ferguson and her...
How to use Big Pavers for a Small Patio
We used large salvaged pavers to improve the usability of this small brick oven patio.