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12 Simple Ways to Enhance Curb Appeal
Real estate professionals talk about curb appeal a lot. It's what makes a house attractive...
How to Reuse an Old Clothes Hamper Outdoors
Leaf bags have an irritating tendency to close and collapse, making them difficult to fill.
12 Plants in Your Yard That May Be Dangerous
Stop invasive plants in their tracks and see how to remove invasive plants
Twig Pickup on the Go
Keep a wastepaper basket around to collect twigs
Handy Soil Sifter
A large plastic milk-crate storage container with a gridwork bottom makes a great soil sifter.
Here’s Why You Need to Leave Grass Clippings On The Lawn
Gathering up those grass clippings has always been an integral part of the lawn care...
Old-Fashioned Weed Whacker
Get rid of dandelions and other weeds— roots and all—by whacking and grabbing the...
How to Make a Posthole Gauge
Digging a posthole requires you to con- stantly stop and remove the digger to measure...
Tree Hugger Helper
The sharp lower lip on the front and sides of your lawn mower can cut...
14 Cheap Landscaping Updates that Make a Splash
Keeping up with the Joneses doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg....
Power Leaf Mulcher
Here’s an easy way to break down dry leaves and grass for mulch or to pack into your compost bin.
Why You Should Consider Creating a Garden Bed Edging
Garden beds can be fun to plant and tend, but as soon as unwanted plants...
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.
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...
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...
16 Hand-Selected Reader Projects from The Family Handyman
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...