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Oil Change Trough
You won't spill a drop of used oil on the ground or on the machine...
Grass Seed Broadcaster
Plastic berry containers have more uses than simply keeping your fruit fresh. The holes in...
10 Fall Turf Tips from a Pro Greenskeeper
Most homeowners assume that at the end of the summer, their grass care duties are...
Reader Project: Fabulous Fire Table
Reader Project: Backyard Pond
Using tips from The Family Handyman’s Backyard Pond project, reader Janice Ferguson and her...
How to use Big Pavers for a Small Patio
We used large salvaged pavers to improve the usability of this small brick oven patio.
9 Fun Fall Outdoor Container Ideas
When summer fades and cooler temperatures prevail, it's time to jazz up your outdoor living...
Ornamental Grasses You Should Get to Know
Ornamental grass is beautiful, boisterous and bountiful. They're also easy to grow and pretty much...
15 Perfect Projects to get Your Home Ready for Fall
As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change, it can be tempting to...
Colorful Shade Tolerant Plants
A shade garden isn't doomed to dreary, colorless choices. Today's shade tolerant plants are more...
Removing a Small Hill is a Not-So-Small Project
Riding Lawnmower Round-Up
There are more choices than ever when it comes to riding mowers: rear engine, front...
How to Make Concrete House Numbers
Welcome visitors (and help out pizza delivery people) by creating these cool concrete house numbers...
Space-Saving Trees for Today’s Smaller Gardens
Don't have room for a tree? You might be surprised at what is available these...
How to Correct Soil PH
Watch and learn
Cutting Down a Tree
Felling a tree can be a dangerous, but you can do it safely if you...
Mowing the Lawn to the Right Height
There is more to a healthy lawn than watering and fertilizing.
How to Kill Weeds
The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to apply concentrated broadleaf...
Amazing Backyard Swimming Pools
There's nothing more soothing than jumping into cool, clear water on a hot day. In...
10 Must-Have Items for a Picture-Perfect Backyard
You've got the backyard, but is it picture-perfect? Creating the perfect backyard can be as...
11 Outdoor Project Ideas with Plans
Improve your outdoor spaces no matter your budget, time or skill level with these projects...
Top Ten Mower Safety Tips
Sure, you may know how to mow your yard so it looks like a professional...
5 Ways Smart Homeowners Deal With Fall Leaves
Fall cleanup tips to help you save time and work
Best Way to Control Weeds
Reduce your weeding chore the easy way, with organic mulch or a landscape fabric
How to Grow Greener Grass
Learn the secrets on how to grow healthier, thicker and greener grass from our staff expert
Growing Lawn Grass: The Organic Approach
Grow your lawn grass organically and get the same results as a chemically treated lawn.
Deck: How to Build a Deck Planter
Assemble and mount this simple planter in less than an hour
How to Choose Modular Concrete Block
Sorting out the options
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...
Easy Lawn Care Tips
Get a greener, healthier lawn with less work!
Tree Pruning Techniques
Prune branches without harming the tree.
Fix Lawn Spots
5 Remedies for your hurting turf