Why You Should Use Wood Ash in the Garden
Loaded with nutrients like calcium and potassium, wood ash can give your garden a boost.
30 Types of Weeds and How to ID Them
Meet the most common botanical interlopers you're likely to find in your garden or vegetable patch, and learn how to...
Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Lawn Grass
Here are some attractive alternatives to a traditional grass lawn.
Should You Rake Leaves or Just Leave Them?
Is raking up your leaves and taking them to the dump really the best course of action?
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your backyard beckons! To help you make the best of the...
When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?
Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.
12 Types of Grass and Garden Weeds (and How to Remove Them)
Grab your sprayers or herbicides, or be ready to tackle by hand some of the peskiest and most persistent lawn...
How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses
With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...
How to Build a Compost Bin
This 'log cabin' bin will keep your compost pile from becoming an eyesore. These compost bin plans will give you...
How to Build a Garden Shed Addition
Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door
How to Get Rid of Thistle Weeds for Good
Learn how to get rid of thistle in the lawn and garden for good — with organic and standard methods.
DIY Garden Closet Storage Project
How to Use a Fertilizer Spreader
This must-have lawn tool spreads everything you need for a healthy, attractive lawn.
How to Make a Simple Guide for Edging Your Lawn
To edge your lawn, garden, or flowerbed, lay down a 2x6. While holding the board with your foot, drive a...
Garden and Lawn Maintenance Tips
Yard maintenance: Our experts weigh in with their best tips ever about how to get a healthy and beautiful lawn...
10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects
Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...
How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor
You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight