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Outdoors: Featured DIY Projects

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass

Crabgrass is a tough opponent, but with a lawn spreader, a pump sprayer and a few...

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How to Build a Cedar Deck Railing With Glass

We'll show you how to dress up a dull deck with sturdy, handsome...

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Outdoors: Other DIY Projects you may like

  • How to Build the Deck of Your Dreams

  • Learn key features and techniques for building first-class decks, including planters, shading ideas, stairs, durable materials, privacy screens, curved railings and other features.

  • Dream Deck Plans

  • This small deck is packed with features: composite decking, cantilevered seating nooks, a cedar pergola, custom railing, cascading stairs—all illustrated with solid, easy-to-understand construction details.

  • Best Cordless Lawn Mower

  • Want to buy the best cordless lawn mower? Before you shell out your cash, check out these seven models, and see which one fits your needs. Here's a rundown of features, a comparison of popular models, and the answers to your biggest...Read more»

  • Fall Lawn Care Guide

  • Surprisingly, fall is the season to develop a lusher, greener, healthier lawn. This is the time for aerating, the critical time for fertilizing, and mowing shorter than usual. Plus, even though the grass is entering its big sleep for...Read more»

  • How to Build a Garden Path

  • Plan and build dry-laid natural stone steps and path, using flat flagstones for the treads and thicker blocks of matching stone for the risers.

  • How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage

  • Stop dealing with water problems in your home and yard by installing this in-ground drainage system. This is a permanent, long-term solution to your wet yard. These step-by-step instructions and how-to photos walk you through...Read more»

  • Installing a Vinyl Fence

  • Vinyl fences come either panelized or as board-and-rail systems. Like wood fences, they look great as long as you set the posts plumb and in a straight line. Here's how.

  • Create a more natural landscape edging with trench edging and mulch borders.
  • Landscape Edging

  • Hate the look of plastic landscape edging? For a more informal, natural border around planted areas, try trench edging and mulch borders.

  • How to Achieve a Healthy Lawn

  • Keep your lawn healthy and looking good by proper cutting, watering, fertilizing and aerating. Good timing and techniques mean less time and effort.

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