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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
Sprinkler Repair: How to Unclog Sprinklers
Remove mineral deposits from lawn sprinklers quickly and easily
Cures for a Patchy Lawn
Prepare your lawn and enjoy a lush lawn every spring
How to Repair Curved Lawn Edging
Use longer lengths to make this repair look good
Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants
Save your back with packing peanuts
How to Remove Shrubs and Shrub Roots
The best way to remove shrubs, roots and all.
How to Build a Stone Fountain
Bring the splash and sparkle of falling water to your yard in just one weekend.
One-Day DIY Patio Garden Pond
If you can build a box, you can do it!
Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain
Carving stone requires years of training, extraordinary skill and endless patience—or you can...
How to Build a Pond & Fountain in One Day
Add life to your backyard with this affordable fountain