Whether you are planting flowers in the garden, adding a water feature to the yard or just need to mow the grass, Family Handyman covers all your outdoor needs.

View More in:

Add Filter

    We’re the Plug for the Best Lawn Aerator

    For serious lawn care aficionados, an aerator is an ace up their sleeve. If you're ready to get serious, check...

    Heated Vest Reviews: The Amazon Vest Customers Love

    Tired of shivering all winter long? Embrace cold weather and stay warm with our heated vest reviews—perfect for workers of...

    Power King Chipper Shredder: A Beast of a Chipper

    The Power King Chipper is called a beast for a reason—it quickly shreds your brush pile in a...

    Best Hedge Trimmer to Groom Your Greenery

    We've rounded up some of the best hedge trimmers, along with advice on how to find the right gas or...

    5 Best Lawn Mower Covers for Protection Against Weather, Water and Debris

    The best lawn mower cover shelters your investment from dirt, debris and inclement weather, and prevents rust and clogs.

    Dethatcher vs. Lawn Sweeper: What’s the Difference?

    Dethatcher vs lawn sweeper: Which one do you need to get your lawn in shape? The answer can save you...

    Tout icon

    12 Best Annual Flowers for Full Sun

    Dress up your sunny patio and landscape with any of these dazzling annual flowers that thrive in sun and heat.

    How to Build a Modern Water Fountain

    Create a calming and relaxing environment right in your backyard with this modern water curtain.

    Tout icon

    12 Shrubs for Full Sun

    If your garden is full of sun, many great shrubs will love it, producing fabulous flowers and interesting berries.

    Tout icon

    How To Grow Lavender

    There are many good reasons to grow lavender. Bees love it. It smells great. And it will grow in a...

    The 8 Best Pool Vacuums for 2023

    Swimming pools don't clean themselves. But a great pool vacuum can make cleaning a pool a lot easier and faster.

    Tout icon

    9 Tips To Create an Authentic Backyard Japanese Garden

    A Japanese-style backyard is a place for contemplating nature. Here are some tips to help you set up your own...

    Tout icon

    11 Organic Gardening Tips for Beginners

    What's the trick to ditching synthetic chemicals and fertilizers? Use the power of nature to boost your organic garden's resilience.

    Tout icon

    10 Best Types of Azaleas for Your Garden

    The Azalea Society of America says there are more than 10,000 registered varieties of azaleas. Find the right one for...

    Tout icon

    How to Build a Vertical Garden

    Time to grow up with these plans for a vertical garden.

    This Hack Will Instantly Elevate Your Fake House Plants

    Your faux plants can look so much prettier! This TikToker shows you how to make fake plants look real with...

    Tout icon

    What Are GMOs? What To Know

    Soon gardeners might have to decide whether or not to go GMO. Here's what you need to know to make...

    Tout icon

    10 Best Evergreen Shrubs

    Evergreen shrubs can add year-round beauty to your yard and garden. Which type will you plant this spring?

    The 7 Best Lawn Mower Picks to Keep Your Grass Gorgeous

    Need help finding the best lawn mower? Let one of these top-rated picks give your yard a well-needed trimming.

    Tout icon

    10 Spring Container Garden Ideas

    These gorgeous spring container garden ideas show off an explosion of color and texture while celebrating warmer weather and boosting...

    Tout icon

    8 Wheelbarrow Planter Ideas

    Don't throw away that old, cracked wheelbarrow just yet. Here's inspiration for how to transform it into a beautiful

    Tout icon

    Guide To Growing Tiger Lilies

    For a pop of orange in the middle of summer, plant a tiger lily, which is easy to grow and...

    Tout icon

    Guide To Ranunculus Care

    Ranunculus flowers aren't just for florist's bouquets. You can grow them, too. Here's how.

    Tout icon

    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...

    Disperse Fertilizer Faster with the Scotts Elite Spreader

    Bigger, Better, Faster. Scotts Elite Spreader is an upgrade from the Mini and DLX spreaders. With a generous...

    17 Gifts for Gardeners Guaranteed to Please

    The best gifts for gardeners are more than practical, they’re artful. Impress anyone with a green thumb with...

    Tout icon

    10 Types of Lilies To Grow in Your Garden

    There are so many types of lilies, it can be hard to choose. Here's help deciding which ones will grow...

    Edge out the Competition with the Sharpal Knife Sharpener for Lawn Mower Blades (and Much More)

    The Sharpal Knife Sharpener makes your life easier—it sharpens lawn mower blades, knives and tools quickly.