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    How To Make a Living Wall

    Transform your space with this DIY plant wall.

    The Best Outdoor Furniture Brands, According to Experts

    Looking to spruce up your backyard or patio area? We consulted with landscapers and designers to find the best outdoor...


    I Tried the Fiskars Deluxe Stand-Up Weeder and It Didn’t Break the Bank or My Back

    Check out our Fiskars Weed-Puller review for all the dirt (hehe) you need to know about this weed annihilator.


    I Tried the Coleman SaluSpa Inflatable Hot Tub—Here’s My Unbiased Review

    Want all the perks of a hot tub without the cost or hassle? Try the Coleman Saluspa inflatable hot tub...


    Ego Leaf Blower Review: I Tried It, and Here’s What You Need to Know

    We tried the cordless Ego Leaf Blower, which is 56-volt and delivers more power than most gas-powered tools.

    I Tried the Backyard Discovery Willow Greenhouse and I’m Raring to Get Growing

    We set up this greenhouse and put it to use. Along the way, we tracked our progress, took note of...


    Does Scattering Soap in the Yard Work to Repel Bugs and Animals?

    What are people doing to get rid of unwanted insects or wildlife in the garden or yard this summer?

    Coleman Camp Stove Review: From a Vanlifer’s Perspective

    I bought the Coleman Cascade 3-in-1 Camp Stove before moving into a converted van, and I use it almost daily.


    8 Pool Fence Ideas for Your Backyard

    The most important element to pool safety is a secure fence. Check out these pool fence ideas that are both...


    7 Best Freeze-Dried Meals for Camping, Tested and Reviewed by an Avid Camper

    I'm a full-time van-lifer and outdoor enthusiast. Here are the best freeze-dried meals for backcountry adventures.


    Black+Decker Hedge Trimmer Review: We Tested This High Performance Cordless Tool

    Black and Decker's 40V cordless hedge trimmer proves low-frills and convenience are king.

    Intex Above-Ground Pool Review: Installation, Pros and Cons

    We tested this luxuriously large pool from Intex. Here's what we learned.


    8 Ways You Can Help Your Lawn Survive the Heat Wave

    Help your lawn beat the heat with these pro tips.


    A Guide To Correctly Attaching a New Deck to A House

    The connection between a deck and the house can be its most vulnerable point. It won't be if you do...


    Funsicle Pool Review: We Just Found Your New Summer Staple

    Looking for an easy-to-assemble, cute above-ground pool for your backyard? Look no further - the Funsicle Oasis Swimming Pool is...


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    Can You Get Rid of Weeds with Weed Burners?

    Discover the efficiency and eco-friendliness of weed torches for garden maintenance and weed control.

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    What is the Difference Between Annuals, Perennials and Biennials

    Learn what distinguishes annuals from perennials and biennials.


    I Tried the All-New Breeo Firewood Rack, Here’s My Honest Opinion

    We know Breeo makes good fire pits, but how good is the Breeo Firewood Rack? Is it worth the price?...


    How To Clean Patio Pavers Without a Pressure Washer

    Are your patio pavers looking dull and dirty? Learn how to clean them safely by hand, with tips from our...


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    9 Black Mulch Landscaping Ideas

    Keep plants healthy and improve curb appeal with these black mulch landscaping ideas.


    Wybot Pool Cleaner Review: Programmable Option for Pool Owners

    Maintaining a pool can be a major hassle

    How To Repot a Plant

    Neglecting to learn how to properly repot a plant can lead to issues like root rot or stunted growth. But...


    We Tested the 2025 Polaris Ranger Lineup and The NorthStar is Worth Every Penny

    The revamped Polaris RANGER XP 1000 NorthStar has all the bells and whistles for a comfortable day of outdoor work....


    Bestway Above Ground Pool Review: An Easy, Affordable Summer Hack

    With sweltering heat around the corner, we tested the Bestway above-ground pool to see if it's lounge-worthy this summer.


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    How To Make Potting Soil

    Elevate your container gardening game by mastering the art of making customized DIY potting soil.

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    I’m a Professional Landscaper, and I Tried Husqvarna’s Backpack Leaf Blower

    The Husqvarna is one of the best backpack leaf blowers for homeowners and has surprising power. I tested it in...


    I Review Lawn Mowers for a Living, and Here’s My Experience with the Earthwise Reel Mower

    The Earthwise Reel Mower is a reel mower I tested in my backyard for a month. After the first use,...


    Transform Your Landscape With This Genius TikTok Planting Hack

    This planting hack presents an innovative way to save time planting shrubs, but it's not executed in a way that's...


    A Quality Outdoor TV Under $900? Prepare for an Upgraded Patio Space

    This Element outdoor TV turns your deck into the entertainment area of your dreams—all on a budget.


    9 Plunge Pool Ideas

    These beautiful plunge pool ideas give you the benefits of a swimming pool, without the maintenance or space requirements.


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    How To Replace the Handle of a Shovel (And Other Garden Tools)

    Shovel handle replacement is an easy way to rejuvenate your shovel and save a few bucks.