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DIY Garden Cart
This DIY garden cart carries more than a wheelbarrow, easier to load and carries larger loads. We’ll show you how to build it in just a handful of steps.
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How to Build Retaining Walls Stronger
We'll show you how to build an attractive retaining wall that's firm, solid and will stand the test of time. It features a solid base, compacted base material and good drainage. The masonry wall looks great from the front, too, and will enhance the look of your yard.
How to Build a Stone Fire Ring
Build this simple, attractive fire ring with retaining wall stone surrounded by flagstone, creating the perfect spot for cookouts, family gatherings and casual conversation. We'll show you how to build the fire ring so it's safe and durable, so you can enjoy relaxing fires year after year.
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 the DIY installation. This project requires a lot of digging, but you ...
The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips
These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming. We'll show you how to install metal, paver and stone borders. Not only do they look great, these borders require almost no maintenance.
How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall Material
Learn about and compare natural stone, wood timber and stacked concrete block retaining wall systems. The article shows installation methods and discusses advantages of each material.
Construct a Raised Garden Bed
Build a raised garden bed from natural rough-cut stone that blends perfectly into the landscape. Using standard tools and a diamond-grit circular saw blade you can build this project in two weekends.
Lawn Tractor Maintenance Tips
Follow these pro tips for faster and better lawn tractor maintenance and tubeless tire repair. Good maintenance will prevent expensive repairs in the future.
How to Build a Retaining Wall
Instead of using stone or timbers, make an attractive, long-lasting retaining wall from pressure-treated 2x4s, plywood and trim boards. Construction is fast and simple, and the materials are much lighter to work with.