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7 Covered Patio Ideas

Is your outdoor area too hot and sunny? Learn about shade solutions for your deck or patio, from large canopies and a patio awnings to natural solutions. Keep your deck cooler and screen out harmful ultraviolet rays.

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25 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


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How to Build a Hanging Indoor Herb Garden

Bring your herbs indoors to enjoy fresh flavors all year long. Read on to find out how to build this...


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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.

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8 Ways to Use Dryer Lint in Your Backyard and Garden

Dryer lint should be collected after each load of laundry to prevent a fire hazard. Here are some good uses...


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10 Best Herb Garden Planters and Kits of 2022

Stop overbuying fresh herbs only to watch them spoil in the fridge. Instead, get an indoor herb garden and grow...

How to Grow a Cocktail Garden

Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries, we're talking about plants used...


Garden Shears Turned Insulation Trimmer

Here’s a faster, cleaner way to cut fiberglass insulation.



A Basement Root Cellar – Putting Up Below Ground

A modern-day homesteader keeps garden crops fresh through winter using old-time techniques and a basement root cellar.

10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...


16 Reader Projects from The Family Handyman

We love seeing your versions of projects from The Family Handyman—so we’re showing them off! The following 16 reader projects...


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10 Tips for Winter Composting

There's no reason to let compost go dormant over the winter. Keeping your compost active year-round offers a range of...


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Concrete Air Plant Planter

This modern desktop planter is perfect for low-maintenance air plants—and it only takes a few quick steps to complete.