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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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    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!

    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.

    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...

    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...

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    How to Clean a Hummingbird Feeder

    Backyard birdwatchers share their tried-and-true tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers.

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    Best Flowers for Bees and Other Pollinators

    Help the pollinators around your home by planting flowers for bees, many of which are easy to grow and low...

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    10 Perfect Plant Gifts for Any Home or Host

    Need the perfect gift? Plants are always on trend! Find the right one to suit any personality or occasion.