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In these behind-the-scenes clips, HGTV's J.D. Scott puts Yard Crashers host Chris Lambton to the test with a round of rapid-fire questions, the "miniature Yard Crashers challenge," the great tricycle race, fan Q&A's and more.

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See homeowners take on backyard makeovers with some of our favorite episodes.

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Ahmed Hassan offers video quick-tips on planting, landscaping, essential yard tools and more.

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About the Hosts

Chris Lambton

A professional landscaper and fan fave on ABC's The Bachelorette, Chris makes over neglected backyards alongside his wife, Peyton.
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Matt Blashaw

This licensed contractor honed his handyman skills while working at his father's lumberyard through college.
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You never know what you'll be bringing home from the home improvement store. You go in for grass seed but come home with new patio chairs and a bag of cement. If you're lucky enough, you could also bring home a professional landscape contractor. On DIY Network's Yard Crashers , expert Ahmed Hassan waits at stores looking for the perfect weekend warriors who could definitely use his help. Once he finds his target, Ahmed and his team follow the surprised shoppers home and completely transform their yards. It's ambush landscaping at its best!
Season 12, Episode 2

Modern Zen Fusion

These professional homeowners are dismayed with what to do with their empty yard. Matt transforms it into a modern fusion of art and Asian style with a redwood pergola with slanted louvers for optimal shade, a one-of-a-kind outdoor kitchen, and salvaged tree timbers flooring. A relaxing fire pit area, which includes a custom metal water feature, and a meditative Zen rock garden with large boulders, gravel and a special Zen garden rake complete the transformation.

Saturday
Nov 15
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 9, Episode 6

Sunken Outdoor Room

Entering this back yard you see weeds and a variety of broken unusable concrete. Now this ugly yard turned Zen sanctuary. With a sunken outdoor living room made of custom concrete. A water and fire feature all in one provides as the focal point for the space. A Yin and Yang shaped flower garden is planted with red roses.

Saturday
Dec 20
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 14

A Music Lover's Holiday Yard

DIY Network is ringing in the holiday season Yard Crashers style. Licensed contractor and host Matt Blashaw takes the neglected yard of two music lovers and transforms it into a space that's not only perfect for the holidays, but also year-round entertaining. The new yard includes a dining area with a new patio, custom-built table, an overhead pergola with lights, a remote-controlled back-lit stage with cut out musical notes and evergreen trees that provide privacy and double as holiday decorations. And of course, the front yard gets decked out in spectacular seasonal decor that puts everyone in the holiday spirit.

Saturday
Dec 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 12

Modern Outdoor Party Yard

This tiny space gets an outdoor grill station, Steel Pergola covered with fabric and a Dual TV cabinet. A destination spot is the Cabana bed made from a trampoline. Custom pavers and wood decking provide the hardscapes for this party place. Unique concrete artwork is used for the fire feature, counter top and the bar top, with a built in space to place ice and beverages. The entire landscape is surrounded by large lush tropical plants, which provide privacy.

Saturday
Jan 10
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 10, Episode 10

Old World Stone Wall Patio

A couple of first-time homeowners are confused by the shape of their oblong backyard, until Matt Blashaw offers to help them add new dimension and features to the oddly shaped space. Taking a cue from their love of archery and wine, Matt designs an Old World style yard, with cobble pathways and DIY stone walls they shape from moldable concrete. A giant stone fireplace with a cozy hearth highlights a welcoming seating area on a new patio shaded by giant umbrella planters. Matt and his crew show the homeowners even more ways to mold concrete into a stone water fountain, and a footbridge that is shaped and stained to look like natural wood. Carpentry projects include a DIY archery wall, wine barrel bar, and a dining table with a twist: a heavy-duty tabletop featuring a stone Lazy Susan.

Saturday
May 30
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 3

Modern Concrete Back Yard

This overgrown, boring yard is transformed into an inviting space for dining and entertaining. The small patio is expanded to include a barbecue island and large dining area made with wood and metal. An additional room provides a sleek concrete conversation area complete with water spillway and fire pit. Finally, bright redwood planters are built and placed strategically to anchor the new space in the expansive backyard.

Wednesday
Mar 16
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 11, Episode 4

Wine Barrel Haven

Matt turns an overgrown back yard into an entertaining space using the homeowners' love of wine barrels as inspiration. The dilapidated patio cover is demo'd and a new shaded patio is built, anchored by a wine barrel pyramid water feature. An outdoor kitchen clad in corrugated metal is added along with a pub table. A wine barrel fire feature is built and surrounded by wine barrel chairs for a very unique sitting area. Finally, a light made from wine barrel bands is hung from the shade structure illuminating the wine barrel stave loungers.

Wednesday
May 25
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 13

Vintage Hillside

A back yard with an ugly steep hillside gets some character when a pergola topped with laser cut metal panels is added, along with an elevated patio that houses a vintage inspired fire pit. In addition, the desolate hill is transformed into a lush area with large trees, grasses and colorful annuals. A water fall cascades down the hillside from a couple antique oil jugs and a dining area and new smoker with custom surround are added.

Wednesday
Jul 27
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 5

Rustic Vinyl Lounge

These homeowners are huge music lovers and former band members, so Chris and his team incorporated into their backyard a unique vinyl record bar countertop with beer dispenser, stained the existing concrete, and opened up their patio by removing some of their dilapidated overhang cover. They installed concrete stepping-stones into the new sod, which leads you to a floating redwood deck and pergola. Off to the side they created a unique water and fire feature all in one. And finally, they planted colorful low maintenance plants throughout the yard and a large specimen maple tree to admire.

Wednesday
Jul 27
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 11, Episode 7

Napa Valley Transformation

A young Napa Valley couple is drowning in weeds, struggling to gain control of their overgrown backyard. So far, the best they've done is used a corner as a makeshift car workshop, under a shade structure that could cave in at any moment. Matt Blashaw offers to help them transform this mess into a gorgeous, private wine country inspired backyard retreat. Projects include a gorgeous wall of privacy panels complete with custom metal medallions, Tuscan inspired do it yourself table and benches, and stamped concrete patios and pathways. Matt's design features a new fire pit, a pond with boulder waterfall, and Tuscan inspired plantings including large and dwarf olive trees. This couple is ready to make it happen in two days. But first, they'll have to move dozens of car parts out of the way.

Wednesday
Aug 10
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 15, Episode 1

Shady BBQ Retreat

Toby is finally ready to rid his yard of the junk and his wife Malea is thrilled. The yard has been neglected for 15 years and with a tiny house, this family of 4 can really use the space for cooking, dining and entertaining. Chris rises to the challenge by removing everything and scraping it down to dirt. He begins building it up with a huge colored concrete patio, then adds a large shade pergola and outdoor bar with built in barbecue. He includes wood slatted panels and a large fence for privacy, a custom made wood and metal kayak storage rack and a unique boulder fire feature. He finishes off with lush landscaping, sod and a pig spit for the ultimate roaster's retreat.

Wednesday
Jan 18
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 13

New Orleans Courtyard

Taz and Gumbo are native New Orleanians who like to party and eat with their friends and family. They have a large yard but it's uninviting, overgrown and ugly. Chris looks to the quintessential New Orleans courtyard for inspiration and transforms their space into the perfect place for crawfish boils. He starts with a large brick colored paver patio and adds a cedar pergola with iron posts. He creates a fire pit area and builds a custom crawfish table with a grill island, a bar, and dual crawfish burners. He surrounds the patio with lush tropical plants and adds a sugar kettle water feature. Finally, he turns salvaged shutters into a unique gate.

Wednesday
Apr 12
7am | 6c
Season 13, Episode 2

Tuscan Terrace

A barren back yard is transformed into a Mediterranean outdoor living space with a stone spa house, a pergola with Tuscan style columns, and a large cobble terrace. In addition, a fireplace flanked with water walls and a barbecue counter are built. Finally, Italian inspired plants such as olive, lavender, flax and cypress are added to the landscape.

Wednesday
Jul 19
7am | 6c
Season 11, Episode 4

Wine Barrel Haven

Matt turns an overgrown back yard into an entertaining space using the homeowners' love of wine barrels as inspiration. The dilapidated patio cover is demo'd and a new shaded patio is built, anchored by a wine barrel pyramid water feature. An outdoor kitchen clad in corrugated metal is added along with a pub table. A wine barrel fire feature is built and surrounded by wine barrel chairs for a very unique sitting area. Finally, a light made from wine barrel bands is hung from the shade structure illuminating the wine barrel stave loungers.

Wednesday
Aug 23
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 4

Urban Putting Green Yard

Chris Lambton and crew turns a neglected and over grown yard into a urban putting green which also a new redwood deck covered by a colorful shade sail, and custom a prep counter with a quartz countertop. A one-of-a-kind rustic water feature with an attached block fire feature anchor the yard, along with charcoal crushed stone pathways and new colorful plants to top-off the yard.

Wednesday
Aug 30
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 5

Outdoor Living Room

Miguel & Stephanie's yard is a mess-overgrown with a large shed, dilapidated pergola & a cracking concrete patio. Chris comes to the rescue with a design that transforms the space into an outdoor living room - complete with dual height overlapping pergolas, travertine patio, lounge seating for many and new grill with bar storage. To make this fireman's space even more amazing, Chris adds a boardwalk from main patio to a more intimate fire feature area with a custom metal fire pit outfitted with a drink rail, mahogany bench - planter combo and a masonry wall with floating wood bench, all surrounded with lush landscaping.

Wednesday
Sep 6
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 6

Urban Wine Barrel Bar

Chris Lambton and his crew transform a dilapidated yard into a massive outdoor room including, an oversized bamboo deck with custom railing system. An original bar constructed out of wine barrels and deck material. For privacy, a redwood living wall with colorful plants attached gives life to the space. A stone veneer faced fireplace anchors the deck styled with contemporary outdoor furniture and with an exterior rug. And finally, synthetic turf and plants compliment the yard.

Wednesday
Sep 13
7am | 6c
Season 16, Episode 7

Mid Century Modern Revival

Kelly & Nicki's original 1950's back yard desperately needs to be brought into 2016! The plain boring yard lacks a great cooking & dining space; two things this couple want. Chris transforms the original 50's space into a mid century modern entertaining mecca with concrete paver patio with river rock border & custom monkey pod fire feature, an L-shaped deck with squared corrugated metal top, bbq area with metal prep countertops and large dining area. Two deck walls - one made of corrugated metal, the other made with metal rain gutters & exotic wood - provide privacy & make the deck feel like an outdoor room. Finally, lush shrubs and plants surround the outdoor space.

Wednesday
Sep 20
7am | 6c

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