Landscaping

Master these techniques and you’ll be transforming your lawn and upping your home’s curb appeal in no time.

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How to Grow Greener Grass

Learn the secrets on how to grow healthier, thicker and greener grass from our staff expert. These are our best...


Rider, Lawn Tractor, Garden Tractor: What’s the Difference?

Here's the info need to know about lawn tractors, rear-engine riding mowers and garden tractors.


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Cut Down a Tree Safely

Make it fall where you want it! Check out these expert tree felling techniques.



How to Replace a Broken Lawn Sprinkler Head

It's pretty easy to damage a sprinkler head with your mower if the head sits too high.


Simple Sprinkler Head Protection

You won't forget where the sprinkler heads are anymore


How to Build a Low-Maintenance Water Feature

Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.


Outdoor Landscape Lighting Dos and Don’ts

Before installing landscape lighting, learn these tips, tricks, dos and don'ts! See where to place landscaping lighting for the best...

10 DIY Curb Appeal Projects Anyone Can Do

These small, inexpensive DIY projects for your yard and home can offer a dramatic upgrade in curb appeal.


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19 Trees in Your Yard That Cause the Biggest Problems

These trees are troublesome, to say the least.


Ten Handy Lawn Mowing Tips

There are 'right' and 'wrong' ways to mow grass.


Super-Simple Landscaping Hack: Plant Your Pots

Ever wish you could reorganize your garden after seeing how the mature plants look? Here's a clever way to do...


How to Install a Drip Irrigation System in Your Yard

Save time, save water and pamper your plants


Here’s What’s New in Outdoor Path Lights

Path lights not only help guide you along an outdoor walkway, but can be used to highlight features of your...


How To Install a Birdhouse Post

Learn how to install a post for your birdhouse.


Why Do Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee?

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!

How To Buy Quality Lawn Seed

Reseeding is a job you can do in a weekend if you have an average-size lawn.


How to Prepare Your Yard for a Backyard Wedding

Hosting a backyard wedding and/or a backyard wedding reception not only allows for a more relaxed atmosphere, it's also a...


How to Make a Wood Log Planter for Succulents

Find a new use for that fallen tree by creating a natural wood log planter


How to Install an Irrigation System in 11 Easy Steps

Expert advice about irrigation installation from the job site.


Tree Installation: Tips for Trouble-Free Tree Planting

Make sure your new tree gets off to a good start with these tree planting tips.

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DIY Garden Cart

Buy This PDF & Cut List

Better than a wheelbarrow and easy to build


Finding the Best Garden Hose

Perform an easy test right in the store!


How to Fix a Sprinkler System

Do-it-yourself solutions to irritating irrigation problems.


Hardscaping Ideas and Designs for Your Yard

It's that time of year to spend relaxing moments in your yard. Hardscaping your yard can include outdoor dining, fireplaces,...


DIY Landscape Design: How to Get Started

Landscape design is part science, part art. The science part means looking at the site, making any needed modifications, and...


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11 Backyard Trends to Try This Season

Make your backyard a place you look forward to spending time in. Whether you want to make a relaxing oasis...