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Learn how to plant a garden, build a raised bed garden and find the right tool for your job with the help of our gardening experts.

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How to Build a Stone Fountain

Bring the splash and sparkle of falling water to your yard in just one weekend.

Classic Cedar and Copper Trellis Design

Build this stunning trellis design to add flair to your garden.

Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.

Slanted Garden Tool Rack Plans

This may take the record for the world's simplest yard tool storage project.

DIY Bench, North Woods Style

An inexpensive, easy-to-build classic

Composting Tips

Get compost fast

How to Build a Garden Arbor

Elegant and surprisingly easy to build

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How to Build a Garden Bench

Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how to build it with simple biscuit joinery.

Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain

Carving stone requires years of training, extraordinary skill and endless patience—or you can cheat and use power tools.

Construct a Classic Wooden Cart

This perfectly balanced workhorse rolls up and down hills with ease

Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures

Stay up late: Enjoy your deck well into the evening hours

How to Build a Garden Path

This easy-to-build natural stone path will last a lifetime

How to Sharpen Garden Tools

Instructions on how to sharpen hedge shears, pruning shears and grass clippers using simple tools.

How to Build a Water Garden Stream

How to build a pond and waterfall using preformed shells.

How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden

Solder up this trellis in a weekend with ordinary copper tubing

How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck

Plans for a rectangular reflecting pond with ground-level boardwalk.

10 Easy Vegetables Any Gardener Can Grow

Now that you've got some time on your hands, it's time to tackle that vegetable garden. Growing vegetables is easy...

Try These Great New Plants in Your Garden

One of the joys of gardening is to be able to experiment with new varieties every year. Thanks to advances...

Let’s Get This Garden Started

Whether you have one window box or an acre of land, it's never too early to start thinking about next...

Enjoy the Peak of Spring Gardening – Here’s What to Do in May

Bid the frost farewell and treasure the blooms. No matter what U.S. region you're in, one of these guides will...

Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

Learn how to get stress-free vegetable garden irrigation.

Xeriscape Gardening: Growing Plants With Less Water

Save water and still have a beautiful garden!

Setting up a New Garden: Choose the Right Site

Spring has sprung, and if you're thinking about setting up a brand new garden, here are some tips to get...

Keep rodents and pests out of your garden containers

A few small additions in the beginning can go a long way.

Getting the Kinks Out: Finding a Garden Hose that Actually Works

I'm on a quest for the perfect garden hose.

Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

13 expert sharpening tips and tools to make the job easier - no more dull DIY and garden tools!

Garden Shed Illustrations and Materials List

These illustrations and this materials list are a part of the Garden Shed that appeared in the July/August, 2008 issue...