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 Prune Lavender
Fragrant, flowering lavender is a garden favorite. Keep your plants robust and long-lasting with our guide on how to prune...
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...
What to Know About Tree Swings
A symbol of carefree play, tree swings can be dangerous if not installed properly. Add a fun, safe tree swing...
How to Use a Charcoal Grill for the First Time
Want to take advantage of the summer weather and do some outdoor cooking? Learn how to use a charcoal grill...
Why Are There Mushrooms In My Lawn?
Find out why there are mushrooms in your grass and how to treat them.
What Are Fairy Rings and Why Are They in My Grass?
Learn how to recognize and eliminate those pesky fairy rings.
How to Save Your Grass From Summer Heat
Summer heat can wreak havoc on your lawn. Here's how to keep your grass growing and healthy in the long...
How to Harvest Rhubarb the Right Way (Hint: Don’t Cut It!)
Don't cut those rhubarb stalks! Here's why it's a bad idea, and how to harvest rhubarb the right way.
How to Choose Composite Decking
How to Dry and Store Garden Herbs
Stock your pantry with home-dried herbs and save money at the grocery store. Here's how.
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
How to Get Rid of the 10 Worst Garden Insects
As if weeds and weird weather weren't bad enough, gardeners also have to face insect pests. Here's a look at...
Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere
The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost
How to Clean a Hummingbird Feeder
Backyard birdwatchers share their tried-and-true tips to keep sugar water safe for their favorite fliers.
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 Grow Hops
Growing hops rewards homebrewers and gardeners. Use these tips for buying, planting and nurturing this fast-growing vine.
How to Build a Portable Prep Table for Your RV Road Trip
Running water and a work surface for convenient outdoor cooking.
10 Common Plant Diseases (and How to Treat Them)
Plant diseases are a fact of life for gardeners. Learn how to deal with the most common plant ailments and...
How to Build a Modern Rustic Wall Planter
Learn how to bring a stylish splash of green to any wall in your home.
Ergonomic Household Products That Will Save Your Back
Use these 10 ergonomic tools to get more done in your home, garage and garden, while avoiding the painful aggravation...
How to Tell If Your Plants Need More Sun
It's more show than tell with indoor and outdoor plants. Learn the signs of too little light so you can...