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DIY Garden Cart
Better than a wheelbarrow and easy to build
Electric Lawn Mower Reviews: Best Cordless Lawn Mower
Which cordless lawn mower should you buy?
18 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn
Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful,...
Finding the Best Garden Hose
Perform an easy test right in the store!
Fi Sprinkler Systems
Do-it-yourself solutions to irritating irrigation problems.
Hardscaping Ideas and Designs for Your Yard
It's that time of year to spend rela moments in your yard. Hardscaping your yard...
The Pros and Cons of Liquid Lawn Fertilizer
What's the difference between liquid and granular lawn fertilizer? Find out here.
DIY Landscape Design: How to Get Started
Landscape design is part science, part art. The science part means looking at the site,...
7 Surprising Facts About Dandelions
Unexpectedly nutritious and tasty, dandelions have plenty of benefits.
10 Backyard Trends to Try This Season
Make your backyard a place you look forward to spending time in. Whether you want...
Crazy About Coleus
Gardeners looking for alternatives to impatiens for shade can find the answer in coleus. See...
You’re Going to Want to Snag This Outdoor Fire Pit from Aldi
Your deck is about to get a HUGE upgrade.
How to Build a Low-Maintenance Pond
A little more building work means a LOT less maintenance and repair.
Outdoor Pond Ideas: Above-Ground Pond
This above-ground pond brings the subtly beauty of water in your backyard without the shovel work
Build this simple, attractive backyard waterfall in less than a day.
New Landscape Path Lighting That’s Easy to Install
Light up your outdoor space with some landscape path lighting. Both functional and DIY friendly,...
How to Build a Bamboo Water Feature
Here's a water garden that's different! Bamboo is used for a water spout and sluices,...
10 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting in Your Yard
Some are garden thugs, others are maintenance hogs or one-hit wonders. Don't bother planting these...
Affordable Garden Path Ideas
Our favorite walkway ideas for your landscape: Paths you can build in a weekend without...
34 Awesome Outdoor DIY Projects to Get You Outside
There's nothing better than a job well done in the great outdoors. Whether you want...
How to Build a Pond and Waterfall in the Backyard
Spend more time enjoying a backyard pond and less time maintaining it.
A Paver Path that Grows
This easy-to-build paver path will last a lifetime and looks great too!
What is a Lawn Sweeper, and Do You Need One?
This machine can basically replace your rake, as it can sweep up leaves, acorns, grass...
10 Outstanding Desert Landscaping Ideas
While not as boisterous as a cottage garden nor as lush as a tropical garden,...
Build a Long-Lasting Block Retaining Wall
Anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a...
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean...
Best Time to Aerate Lawn
Curious if spring is really the best time to aerate lawn? We took a closer...
How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall
Put a little piece of paradise right in your own backyard. We'll show you how...
Bush Pruning Tips for Healthier Bushes
Properly pruned plants look better and live longer. Avoid ruining your shrubs by over-pruning with...
15 Creative Ways to Hang a Plant Outdoors
Your plants don't have to be in the ground to flourish. This season, try hanging...
12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See
Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for...
13 Before and After Backyard Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend
Have a bland backyard and a free weekend? We'll show you how to update your...