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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 ways to avoid them.

Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks...


Planning a Backyard Path: Gravel Paths

Attractive, inexpensive and easy to build


How to Make a Stepping Stone

Learn how to make attractive stepping stones using this do-it-yourself approach


How to Build a Stone Path

Build this simple path with sand, stone and lots of muscle

How to Build a Stone Path and Steps

Modular blocks let you build like a master mason—even on slopes


How to Build a Wooden Boardwalk

Create a boardwalk in your back yard

How to Build a Garden Path

This easy-to-build natural stone path will last a lifetime