10 Ways to Improve Your Patio Living
Don't let your patio go to waste this summer! Whether you are setting up chairs to enjoy the sun, planning your next big party or renovating for…
Patio Plants that You Can Eat
Every patio looks best with well-chosen accent plants that add color, texture and even fragrance. Take your patio plant game up a notch this…
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Raised Patio Planter
This sturdy, easy-to-build raised mini garden gives you about 8 square feet of planting area.
Build a Circular Patio and Retaining Wall
There may be circles, angles and curves everywhere, but if you think this patio and retaining wall are difficult to build, you’re wrong. In…
How to Build Patio Planters
This planter is designed to make your patio or deck gardening much easier. Instead of filling it with dirt and planting each flower or plant…
How to Build a Patio Chair
Whether you’re staking out a curbside spot for watching a parade, heading to the woods for a weekend or simply trying to catch a few rays,…
Here we’ll show you how to build this umbrella table step-by-step. The tapered base may look like the work of a skilled craftsman, but the…
How to Make Plant Markers
Plants deserves more recognition than a Popsicle stick stuck in the ground. Instead, make these one-of-a-kind plant markers. They hold a label…
How to Build a Gazebo
Besides gracing the back yard with its splendor and calming presence, a gazebo is the perfect place to entertain. One look at this beauty and…
How to Make Cake-Frosting Stepping-Stones
Success is guaranteed when you follow these simple (pardon the pun) step-by-step instructions. Best of all, you’ll recapture the mud-pie-making…
Build a Victorian Screen House
Whether it’s the commotion of the house or the buzz of the bugs that’s driving you crazy, this airy retreat is the perfect place to get away…