You don’t need to have a backyard the size of the one at Versailles Palace to create a French garden. The same balance and eye appeal are easy to achieve, even on a limited budget.
Backyard projects like terracing can be intimidating, but if you take it step by step, you can save money by doing it yourself.
Whether you choose to install a scarecrow to protect your plants from pesky critters, or just want to decorate your yard (or porch) for autumn, building a scarecrow is easy! All you need are a few simple supplies.
Making a beautiful garden can be very costly, but read on to find a crafty way to make your own rustic field stone planters for just a few dollars or pennies and save a fortune.
A how-to guide for avoiding garden problems in the future by planning in advance. Suggestions have been included to assist you in making wise choices for your landscape design.
What's involved with taking out a patio of pavers and replacing it with concrete? Here's how we did our project, with instructions, tips, and photos to show the steps.
Learn what to consider when designing a plant bed near your swimming pool. This can create a lush, luxurious environment for lounging and enjoying your poolside retreat for seasons to come!
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to build a raised herb garden sanctuary, including photos of the project that I did myself.
Keep animals and little ones out of your garden with this DIY 3-foot wood picket garden fence. It even has a 4-foot gate with a lock!
Is your grass getting out of hand, causing your flower beds or lawn borders to look unkept and messy? This guide will help you edge your lawn with a knife for a clean, sharp finish.
Landscaping can be very simple when you choose low-maintenance plants. These beautiful plants will beautify your yard with very little effort.
What possesses otherwise sane and balanced people to fill their gardens with gnomes, black jockeys, and plastic flamingos? Take a look at this collection of wonderfully tacky lawn ornaments.
Here is how I removed a tough layer of grass and weed from my yard and converted the muddy clay soil underneath into a nice, fluffy garden plot for planting. I did this without power any power tools; just my own labor, and sturdy equipment.
A microclimate is a good thing to know about if you plan to put a plant in the garden and want it to thrive.
Fire is elemental. We are drawn to it in many forms. This article explores various ways to bring it into your home landscape. It also goes over some general practices and guidelines to consider to make it safe and enjoyable.
Rust is beautiful, old objects that have been discarded in bygone days can be re-purposed as yard art. One man's junk is truly another man's treasure.
In this article, I teach you how to make your own latex mold for garden ornaments. It is fairly simple to do and does not require any fancy equipment.
I've included my step-by-step process of creating a backyard labyrinth near my garden beds for use as a walking meditation.
Well-planned landscapes have an overall "look" to them that can be classified as a style. This article introduces native styles from around the world that are considered exotic in other locales.