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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 Pond Waterfall in the Backyard

Spend more time enjoying a backyard pond and less time maintaining it.


Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream

This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean with little maintenance.


How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall

Put a little piece of paradise right in your own backyard. We'll show you how to build a pond waterfall...

Build a Backyard Waterfall in One Weekend

Transform your backyard with a small pond.