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

How to Build a Stone Fountain

Bring the splash and sparkle of falling water to your yard in just one weekend.


Classic Cedar and Copper Trellis Design

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


One-Day DIY Patio Garden Pond

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