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 for easier, faster and better path and wall construction.
Our 10 Favorite Outdoor Climbing Plants
Nothing speaks Old World charm like ivy climbing on a stone edifice or romance like a rose climbing over an...
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...
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 Make a Stepping Stone
Learn how to make attractive stepping stones using this do-it-yourself approach
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...
Reader Project: Stone Shed
Tim Caudill added a twist to the Streamlined Garden Shed from the July/Aug '08 issue of Family Handyman, and created...
Reader Project: Massive Backyard Stone Fireplace
David Peyton built this fireplace from 15 tons of assorted masonry: concrete, stone, block and firebrick. But there’s no mortar to...
11 Amazing Stone Patios
Patios are made for relaxing. Trying to find the perfect look for your patio shouldn't be stressful. Here are ten...
How to Make Cake-Frosting Stepping-Stones
Make just one of these fun, functional, inexpensive stepping-stones and you'll be hooked. Plus, they make great gifts!
How to Build a Stone Fountain
Bring the splash and sparkle of falling water to your yard in just one weekend.
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.