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.
How to Choose Between Cedar, Pressure Treated Wood & Composite Decking
Which is the best decking material: cedar, pressure-treated, or composite lumber? Here is a comparison of their durability, appearance, and...
Jobsite Etiquette Tips for Subcontractors
Here are some great tips that will keep you and your subcontractors in your customer’s good graces.
Guide to Choosing the Best Outdoor Curtains
Create an intimate open-air space with outdoor curtains, a stylish solution for adding privacy and shade to your patio, pergola...
How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls
Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.
Stuff We Love: Garden Hand Tools
Make your gardening chores a breeze with these three tools that get the green thumbs-up.
10 Deck Furniture Ideas for 2020
Longer days and balmy nights are back! That means it's time to enjoy your deck or patio with fresh furnishings...
14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!
Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.
How to Choose Composite Decking
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
What to Consider Before Buying a Patio Umbrella
For proper shade, safety and protection, you need to pick the best patio umbrella for your cherished backyard space. Take...
How to Build Deck Stairs
Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.
How to Build a Shed on the Cheap
We designed this shed with money saving in mind. Even the dimensions are designed to make the most efficient use...
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
11 Ways to Create Shade for Your Deck or Patio
Don't let the sun drive you off your deck or patio. Take back your outdoor space with one of these...
6 Best Invisible Fences for 2020
If you want to protect your pet, an invisible fence is a great choice. Here's the best invisible fence for...
What to Know About Invisible Fences
Considering an invisible fence to protect your pet, but need more information? Here's how they work, ballpark costs and potential...
How to Build a Modern Rustic Wall Planter
Learn how to bring a stylish splash of green to any wall in your home.
How to Build a Patio Chair
The ultimate easy chair: Easy to build, easy to tote, easy to set up and store.
14 Patio Upgrades to Make this Summer
Here are 14 amazing DIY patio upgrades that will transform your summer!
Top 5 Online Memorial Day Patio Furniture Sales of 2020
Kick off your summer in style with these online patio décor deals.
How to Build an Easy DIY Swing Set
The swing set in the backyard is an indelible childhood memory for many of us. This sturdy and easy-to-assemble swing...
Maximize Growing Space with a Vertical Veggie Garden
Use a trellis, netting, A-frames or an arbor to create a vertical garden that maximizes space and adds to your...