Create a Backyard Oasis
With these DIY projects, it's easy to turn a bland outdoor space into an extension of your home you'll never want to leave. Read on for 13 ways to achieve your very own backyard oasis.
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
How to Install Outdoor Lighting and Outlet
Underground wiring puts light and power anywhere in the yard. We'll show you how you can do it easily and...
How to Build a Low-Maintenance Pond
A little more building work means a LOT less maintenance and repair.
How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall
Put a little piece of paradise right in your own backyard. We'll show you how to build a pond waterfall...
Pond, Fountain and Waterfall Projects You Can DIY
An attractive, low-maintenance water feature makes any yard more inviting. In this collection of DIY ponds, fountains and waterfalls, there's...
Reader Project: Backyard Pond
Using tips from The Family Handyman’s Backyard Pond project, reader Janice Ferguson and her husband revamped their pond to include...
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.