10 Quick DIY Projects That Add Instant Curb Appeal to Your Home
These small, inexpensive improvements to your yard and home's exterior add up to a dramatic upgrade for your home.
How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage
Wet spots in your yard are a nuisance and an eyesore. Grass will die if it’s underwater for too long. You can’t mow over wet areas, and everyone…
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Stuff We Love: Tools & Products for the Great Outdoors
Do you spend as much time outdoors as possible? If so, these tools and products will make your outdoor time even more enjoyable. Whether you're…
Hate the look of plastic landscape edging? For a more informal, natural border around planted areas, try trench edging and mulch borders.
Use Pins and Staples to Prevent Gaps in Your Garden's Landscape Fabric
Sections of landscape fabric often pull apart after winter or heavy rainfall, allowing weeds to grow. Landscape fabric staples will hold the…
Best Way to Control Weeds
Reduce that tiresome weeding chore with a thick layer of organic mulch or a high quality landscape fabric. Both are easy to apply and…
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Building brick paths and stone walls creates a magical landscape. It's also hard work. These tips will help you work smarter and faster and…
Inexpensive Landscaping for Attractive Entryways
Give the front of your home curb appeal by adding a trellis, arbor and low wall. These projects are all low-cost and easy enough to do yourself.…
Cut Down a Tree Safely
Make it fall where you want it!
Build a Brick Pathway in the Garden
Make a simple garden path from recycled pavers or cobblestones set on a sand bed. Learn all the details of path building, from breaking…
Construct a Raised Garden Bed
Build a raised garden bed from natural rough-cut stone that blends perfectly into the landscape. Using standard tools and a diamond-grit…