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Create a Backyard Oasis

With these DIY projects, it's easy to turn a bland outdoor space into an extension of your home you'll never want to leave. Read on for 13 ways to achieve your very own backyard oasis.

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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...


How to Build a Bamboo Water Feature

Here's a water garden that's different! Bamboo is used for a water spout and sluices, ending up in a small...


Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain

Carving stone requires years of training, extraordinary skill and endless patience—or you can cheat and use power tools.


How to Build a Pond & Fountain in One Day

Add life to your backyard with this affordable fountain