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    Order a Shed Online and Have It Delivered in Days—They’re on Deep Discount

    There's no need to lug your new shed all the way home—just have it delivered straight to your door.

    5 Best Wicker Patio Furniture Pieces for Outdoor Cozy Cottage Vibes

    Bring a timeless look to your backyard, front porch or deck with our top picks for the best wicker patio...


    8 Inexpensive Ways To Cover a Chain Link Fence

    Want a little privacy in your yard? Convert your chain link fence into one you can't see through without breaking...


    How Much Does a Cinder Block Fence Cost?

    Interested in upgrading your yard with a cinder block fence? We can explain the difference between cinder and concrete block...


    The 10 Best Amazon Fire Pits to Add Warmth to Your Outdoor Space

    Getting ready for backyard entertaining? An Amazon fire pit can be the key to transforming your outdoor space into one...

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    How Far Apart Should Fence Posts Be?

    If you want a sturdy fence, you have to know how far to space fence posts. For most wood fences,...


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    Tips for Installing a Chain Link Fence

    It might sound intimidating. But with the right equipment, experience and help, you can install a chain link fence in...

    8 Standout Garden Ornaments to Add a Special Touch to Your Lawn

    Lawn and garden ornaments are a quick and easy way to add a pop of character to your property.


    With the VegTrug Planter, You Don’t Need a Yard to Grow Fresh Veggies

    Stop bending over to tend to your garden! With the VegTrug, your plants sit at waist height to...


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    9 Best Privacy Shrubs

    Whether it's to screen a view, hide an eyesore or gain some privacy from prying eyes, these shrubs offer homeowners...


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    How To Drain an Above-Ground Pool

    If you disassemble your above-ground swimming pool, you'll need to drain it first. Here are the DIY steps and necessary...

    The Best Greenhouse Kits on Sale for Helping Your Plants Thrive

    No matter what space or budget you're working with, there's a greenhouse deal for you. Shop the 10 best, handpicked...


    Everything You Need to Grow Thriving Plants in Your Backyard Greenhouse

    Greenhouses are becoming increasingly popular for lawn and garden buffs. Here’s what you need to help your own...


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    10 Fast Growing Shrubs

    No need to wait years for a return on your investment. These shrubs will develop true size and presence in...


    10 Outdoor Garden Benches

    To help you choose the right outdoor garden bench, consider these factors and products. Some of the latter are DIY-able.


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    10 Best Garden Water Features

    Update your outdoor space with one of these inspiring garden water features. You can build some of them yourself!


    How to Build a Modern Water Fountain

    Create a calming and relaxing environment right in your backyard with this modern water curtain.


    The 8 Best Pool Vacuums for 2023

    Swimming pools don't clean themselves. But a great pool vacuum can make cleaning a pool a lot easier and faster.


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    How to Build a Vertical Garden

    Time to grow up with these plans for a vertical garden.


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    8 Wheelbarrow Planter Ideas

    Don't throw away that old, cracked wheelbarrow just yet. Here's inspiration for how to transform it into a beautiful


    17 Gifts for Gardeners Guaranteed to Please

    The best gifts for gardeners are more than practical, they’re artful. Impress anyone with a green thumb with...


    Heat Things Up This Valentine’s Day with Hot Tub Sales

    Our Sales Editor dug through hundreds of hot tubs to find the best hot tub sales online, just in time...


    The 5 Best Hanging Chairs for Your Home

    Gently rock and sway your way to comfort. Check out this cool collection of hanging chairs to fit every space...


    How to Install an Egress Window

    Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.

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    What To Consider When Buying a DIY Shed Kit

    A DIY home or shed kit can save you lots of money and time if you're handy. Here is everything...


    Honor Your Eco-Friendly Resolutions (and Your Wallet) with These Gardening Sales

    Greenhouses are a spectacular way to continue tending to crops well into the winter. Shop these garden sales to stock...


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    10 Types of Flowering Trees

    Flowering trees can make a big statement when they're in full bloom. Every yard should have at least one such...


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    10 Types of Flowers to Spruce Up Your Garden

    Brighten your landscape with fanciful types of flowers that offer vibrant color in spring, summer and fall.


    Amazon’s Affordable, Portable Greenhouse Protects Plants All Winter

    This wallet-friendly, highly-rated, portable greenhouse on Amazon will keep all of your plants safe from frost and furry...


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    10 Tips to Build a Better Concrete Sidewalk

    Build strong, crack-free concrete sidewalks and slabs with advice from the pros for forming edges, leveling, smoothing, curing and other...