The Benefits of Planting Hostas
Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...
14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!
Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.
10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For
Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...
Above-Ground vs. In-Ground Pools
Ready to say 'yes' to a pool? From costs, convenience, longevity and maintenance, learn the differences between an above ground...
Stuff We Love: Deck Products
If you're thinking about a new deck or re-decking your existing one, use these proven products that were tested and...
What to Know About Invisible Fences
Considering an invisible fence to protect your pet, but need more information? Here's how they work, ballpark costs and potential...
How to Build a DIY Tree Swing
Looking for an easy kids' swing to add to a tree in your yard? All you need is some rope,...
20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing
It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...
How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...
How to Build a Low-Maintenance Water Feature
Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.
How to Make a Wood Log Planter for Succulents
Find a new use for that fallen tree by creating a natural wood log planter
Affordable Garden Path Ideas
Our favorite walkway ideas for your landscape: Paths you can build in a weekend without breaking the bank or your...
Build a Long-Lasting Block Retaining Wall
Anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a pretty retaining wall. But it...
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean with little maintenance.
12 DIY Planter Boxes You Can Make in a Day
If you're short on space or don't want to dig up your yard to put in plants, planter boxes are...
How To Build a Stone and Brick Patio for Your Backyard
We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio from stone and brick.
Pond, Fountain and Waterfall Projects You Can DIY
An attractive, low-maintenance water feature makes any yard more inviting. In this collection of DIY ponds, fountains and waterfalls, there's...
Saturday Morning Workshop: Outdoor Trestle Bench
Beautify your patio, deck or porch this summer with this attractive, easy-to-construct outdoor trestle bench.
Remove That Wooden Fence Post with These 5 Easy Steps
Make fence post demo a snap with these five easy steps!