Outdoors

Whether you are planting flowers in the garden, adding a water feature to the yard or just need to mow the grass, Family Handyman covers all your outdoor needs.

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How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.

Planning a Backyard Path: Gravel Paths

Attractive, inexpensive and easy to build


How to Build a Wooden Planter Box

An simple planter box that's all curves and circles


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Build Your Own Self-Watering Planter

Build a raised planting bed and have tonight's salad at your fingertips!


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Build a Beautiful Stone and Brick Backyard Patio

We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio from stone and brick.

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How to Build a Game Day Shed

A wide-open design perfect for work and play.


Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out

Classic Cedar and Copper Trellis Design

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Build this stunning trellis design to add flair to your garden.


One-Day DIY Patio Garden Pond

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If you can build a box, you can do it!