16 Reader Projects from The Family Handyman
We love seeing your versions of projects from The Family Handyman – so we’re showing them off! The following reader projects have us…
Winter Composting 101
A healthy compost pile can be a continuous source of fertilizer and soil mix throughout spring and summer. But what happens when cold winters…
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11 DIY Planters Made From Kitchen Castoffs
Before you toss that old pie plate in the trash or throw that milk jug in the recycling bin, consider giving them a second life. Whether you…
14 Inspiring DIY Flower Walls
Move over planters and flower beds. This year, everyone wants a living flower wall! Display your favorite flowers and plants in a vertical…
14 Backyard Beekeeping Tips
If you’ve been thinking about getting started in beekeeping, you’re in good company. The number of hobby beekeepers is growing in…
Spring Containers to the Rescue!
Chase away the winter doldrums with captivating color—make that, captivating SPRING color. The floriferous fanfare is never more appreciated…
Tole Painting a Birdhouse Brings Garden Charm
A style of colorful folk art, tole painting first appeared in America on inexpensive metal housewares such as serving trays, teapots, canisters…
Pretty Hanging Planter Ideas
Get creative with hanging planters. Raise them up to create a stage, double them up for more interest, or use them to add beauty and privacy to…
Cozy Cabin DIY Bird Feeder
By Eric Smith With so many different kinds of bird feeders available these days, there’s certainly something out there to suit any style. If…
Build a License Plate Birdhouse
By Dottie Baltz This simple DIY birdhouse takes on new character when you add an old license plate for a roof. You could pay big bucks for one…
DIY Bird Feeder Wreath
By Daisy Siskin If you’ve ever been torn between the desire to tidy up the dead seed heads of spent summer blooms and leaving a good food source…