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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.
How to Build a Wooden Planter Box
An simple planter box that's all curves and circles
How to Revive Grass: Thinning Lawn
How to use an aerator and power rake to get an old lawn ready for seeding.
How to Build a Bamboo Water Feature
Here's a water garden that's different! Bamboo is used for a water spout and sluices,...
How to Build a Water Garden Stream
How to build a pond and waterfall using preformed shells.
Inexpensive Landscaping for Attractive Entryways
Low cost ways to dress up your home
How to Build a Garden Fountain
Cast this fountain in a weekend with a few bags of concrete and some hardware odds and ends
How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck
Plans for a rectangular reflecting pond with ground-level boardwalk.
Install an In-Ground Drainage System
Drain water away from your home and dry out your soggy yard with this in-ground system.
8 Projects for Backyard Fun
Summer weekends at home are the best?those days when you have nowhere to be...
Tips for Buying a Walk-Behind Lawn Mower
Whether you're buying your first mower or replacing an old one, navigating the maze of...
How to Reseed a Lawn
If your lawn is weedy or your grass is in poor shape, establish a healthy...
10 Easy Alternatives to a Grass Lawn
Lush green lawns have long been the anchor of outdoor landscaping. However, with today's focus...
10 Great Trees to Consider Planting in Your Yard This Spring
There's a reason Arbor Day is celebrated in Spring--it's a great time to add trees...
Home Gardening: Easier Weeding and Watering
These great tips will help you create an ideal, low-maintenance and beautiful outdoor living space.
13 Tips for Getting Rid of Crabgrass for Good
Follow these tips to defend your turf from crabgrass and be one step closer to...
10 Hacks for Removing Ice
Winter ice around your home can be dangerous, so some preventative measures and a plan...
10 Quick DIY Projects That Add Instant Curb Appeal to Your Home
These small, inexpensive improvements to your yard and home's exterior add up to a dramatic...
Stuff We Love: Tools & Products for the Great Outdoors
Do you spend as much time outdoors as possible? If so, these tools and products...
The Best Natural and Organic Green Lawn Care Tips
Most homeowners overapply pesticides and fertilizer to their lawns, and tend to look for a...
Tips for a Weed Free Yard
Use these tips to banish weeds from your yard once and for all.
11 Tips for a Lush Lawn
Use these tips to have the best lawn in the neighborhood!
Tips for Trouble-Free Tree Planting
Make sure your new tree gets off to a good start with these tree planting tips.