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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.
12 Backyard Relaxation Ideas to Add to Your Yard
From romantic furniture to soothing fountains, these backyard relaxation ideas are major inspiration for those...
Start Spending Less Time Doing Yardwork With These Tips
Enjoy your beautiful landscape without exerting unnecessary energy and time with these simple hacks and...
Rocking Robots That Will Cut Your Lawn the Best
How many times have you wished that you could just sit back and read a...
30 Lawn Care Products We’re Buying From Amazon This Month
Get your lawn in tip-top shape with these popular Amazon buys.
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Nature can be creepy. More specifically, the names of plants can be creepy. But do...
20 Things to Consider When Buying a Lawn Mower
There's lots to consider when it comes time to buy a lawn mower
20 Spring Yard Work Blunders to Avoid
It's been a long winter and you're ready to get out and do some yard...
Build a Beautiful Stone and Brick Backyard Patio
We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio
17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into...
6 Common Lawn Problems and How to Fix Them
Real world situations and expert advice and solutions.
13 Foolproof Tips to Attract Birds to Your Yard
Readers share tried-and-true advice for transforming backyards into bustling bird havens.
15 Landscaping Tips for All House Styles
Savvy landscaping complements a house, presenting it in its finest light. Here are some examples...
Got Acres? This is Why You Need a Zero-Turn Mower
Cut grass easier and much faster with a zero-turn mower.
Reduce the Impact of Your Stormwater Runoff by Using These Products
Stormwater runoff is any rain or melted snow that doesn't soak into the ground. Instead,...
20 Inspiring Backyard Projects by DIYers Like You
Prepare to be impressed by these backyard projects created by Family Handyman readers.
How to Prep for Sod Installation
Get your new lawn off to a fresh start in eight simple steps.
9 Ways to Disguise Your Outdoor AC Unit
As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC...
Lawn Mowing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know
Cutting grass isn’t just about making it look good; smart mowing means healthier turf.
Lawn and Garden Fertilizer 101
The more you know, the more you grow!
10 Earth Friendly Lawn Care Products to Buy
Grow and maintain a beautiful lawn without harming humans, pets or the environment.
Should You Consider Hydroseeding for Your Lawn?
If your lawn needs a little love—whether you have bare spots or are starting...
8 Awesome Lawn Mowing Designs You Should Try
Lawn mowing doesn't always have to be a chore—try making it fun by creating...
This is the Most Efficient Way to Mow the Grass
You want your lawn to look good, but you don't want to spend a lot...
How to Eliminate Lawn Weeds
Best weed killers: Six strategies for how to kill weeds and how to keep those...
How Long Does it Take for Grass Seed to Grow?
There's no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to planting grass seed. There are different rules...
10 Fast-Growing Trees to Fill Out Your Landscape
Whether your goal is adding quick curb appeal, shade or privacy, here are 10 trees that...
7 Organic Lawn Care Tips to Try This Year
You've decided this is the year to go au naturel—with your lawn care! It'll...
13 Dog Friendly Landscaping Ideas
You want your dog to be safe while playing in the yard, but you also...
Pond, Fountain and Waterfall Projects You Can DIY
An attractive, low-maintenance water feature makes any yard more inviting. In this collection of DIY...
11 Common Flowers That are Actually Dangerous for Pets
You know not to feed your dog chocolate, but what happens when your dog becomes...