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 Install Concrete Flower Bed Edging
Edging lends a crisp, clean, finished look to a flower bed. It also keeps the lawn from migrating into the...
How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips
Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...
How to Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...
15 Perfect Patio Designs
From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home....
How to Build a Fire Table
A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor living space—and an invitation to gather around. It's also a...
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
How to Build a Garden Fountain
Cast this fountain in a weekend with a few bags of concrete and some hardware odds and ends
How to Build a Concrete Retaining Wall
Get your weekend workout and an attractive, hard-working wall with this DIY-friendly project
Use Brick Borders for Path Edging
Transform a dull concrete path into an elegant entrance to your home
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: 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...
How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor
You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight
Build a Circular Patio and Retaining Wall
Hilly, small or ho-hum yard? Modular pavers and blocks let you carve out a unique retreat darn near anywhere!
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.
Schoolhouse Storage Shed
If you've got big storage needs and are looking for style, this is the shed for you.