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How to Build a Retaining Wall Jun 2, 2020

Retaining walls are a great way to bring definition to your property and turn unusable space into useful space in the landscape. F …

5 Top-Rated Cordless Weed Eaters You Can Get On Amazon Right Now May 11, 2020

It's time to wave goodbye to mixing gas and oil or dragging bulky extension cords across the lawn.

Save Up to 65% on Patio Furniture & More During Wayfair’s Big Outdoor Sale May 6, 2020

Turn your porch, patio or yard into a resort-style oasis with these big-ticket items up to 65% off.

10 Chimineas to Warm Up Your Outdoor Space May 18, 2020

From midcentury modern to Southwestern, these outdoor chimineas are stylish and ready for making s'mores.

How to Build a Pergola Apr 29, 2020

Turn your backyard into an oasis and add some much-needed shade with this stylish outdoor structure.

Build a Fire Pit in an Afternoon Apr 14, 2020

With a short list of materials and just a few hours, you can easily create an inviting fire pit area that will quickly become your …

Best Backyard Playsets for Toddlers and Kids May 18, 2020

Keep little ones busy and active with these backyard playsets for kids of all ages.

How to Make a Weatherproof Cardboard Box Fort Mar 19, 2020

By: Ellen Foord

Use a weatherproofing spray to make your kids' cardboard box fort stand up to the elements.

10 Small Storage Sheds You Need Now Under $250 Mar 12, 2020

These won’t break the bank or become an eyesore in the yard.

How to Build a Simple A-Frame Doghouse Mar 12, 2020

By: John Riha

Build this easy DIY doghouse and give your best buddy a cozy space to take naps and escape the weather.

How to Build a Covered Sandbox Mar 10, 2020

By: Carla Wiking

Build a covered sandbox in no time at all. The roof on this DIY sandbox will keep the play area well-shaded and free of leaves, tw …

Stock Your Potting Shed With These Editor-Approved Items Mar 9, 2020

We're rooting for you! Use our checklist to get your potting shed in tip-top shape and ready for growing season.

How to Build a Grapevine Arbor Mar 6, 2020

Add a pretty architectural element to your garden with a DIY arbor that doubles as a trellis for climbing vines.

Outdoor Storage Sheds You Can Buy on Amazon Now Mar 4, 2020

Today’s options are a lot cuter than you think.

Turn a Picket Fence Panel Into a Gorgeous Garden Gate Feb 7, 2020

Welcome guests to your garden with this charming DIY gate crafted from an upcycled fence panel.

How to Install a Picket Fence Apr 28, 2020

Add classic charm and curb appeal to your yard with a DIY fence that's easier to build than you might think.

13 Things to Know Before You Start Your Snowblower Feb 5, 2020

You've invested in an expensive snowblower, make sure you know how to use it properly and maintain it so it lasts for winters to c …

How to Choose a Snow-Removal Service Dec 18, 2019

Here's what you should know before you hire a snow-removal service — before the snow starts flying.

How to Build a Life-Sized Gingerbread Playhouse Nov 18, 2019

The only thing better than crafting a gingerbread house with your kids is building a gingerbread house for your kids.

How to Build a Unique Outdoor Privacy Wall Apr 30, 2020

Need a reprieve from those nosy neighbors? Our unique take on the traditional privacy fence will have you relaxing in peace in no …

How to Fix a Fence Post That Is Leaning Oct 7, 2019

Whether it’s from age or from environmental factors like erosion or heavy rains, any fence can fall victim to leaning posts. Here’ …

How to Improve Yard Drainage Jan 7, 2020

Poor yard drainage is more than just a nuisance. Standing water can destroy your lawn, invite pests and even jeopardize your home. …

How Many Bags of Concrete for a Fence Post? Jan 7, 2020

Knowing how deep your fence post needs to be set is key to answering the question. Learn how to set a post and figure out how much …

Do I Need a Permit to Build a Fence? Oct 7, 2019

If you’re thinking about building a new fence or making large-scale repairs to an old one, you may or may not need a permit. Here’ …

DIY Paver Edging That Makes Mowing a Breeze May 6, 2020

Give your yard a professionally landscaped look (and make it much easier to mow) in just a few hours with clean, well-defined edgi …

How to Use Water Features to Attract Birds to Your Yard Sep 26, 2019

See how a rocket engineer attracts birds by setting up proper habitats that include the gurgling sound of moving water.

How Deep Should I Dig Fence Posts? Sep 19, 2019

Knowing how deep your fence post needs to be is determined by the desired height of your fence. Here’s our breakdown of how to mak …

How to Remove Snow From a Driveway Without a Shovel Aug 2, 2019

Speed up the melting of snow and ice on your driveway with these tips.

Do I Need a Fence Around My Above-Ground Pool? Jan 7, 2020

By: John Riha

Safety should be a primary concern of every pool owner.

Turn Old Windows Into a Gorgeous Garden Greenhouse Feb 3, 2020

Not sure what to do with those salvaged windows? Try this charming DIY.

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