Download the instructions and create this wheelbarrow planter for your own backyard.
Store-bought doormats look nice, but I've yet to find one that can actually clean out deep, zigzag boot treads. Last spring, while sitting on my back steps digging out "mystery gunk" from the logo on the bottom of my 9-year-old's high-tops, I came up with a plan for the ultimate boot scraper/doormat.
After installing low-voltage lights along a garden path last spring, the project leaped onto my "Top 10 Favorite Home-Improvement Projects" list. The materials are relatively inexpensive, the installation techniques are simple and safe, and the results are truly dramatic.
One reader created a chair out of bittersweet vines. Read his detailed instructions on how to make one of your own.
Watering Woes? For about $20, you can make this tower sprinkler in your yard.
The arbor shown here is ambitious, but you can just build one of the sides (see step 4) for a great-looking trellis. Here's how to handle some of the trickier parts.
Flower boxes are an easy way to brighten windows, decks, patios and porches. Build your own...after being inspired by these readers' clever creations.
Learn how this reader found the perfect mixture to create lightweight faux boulders and rocks.
Here’s a real conversation piece for your garden. In fact, your friends will be full of questions about this whimsical butterfly house and how to make their own.
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Capture some sunshine in your backyard with this easy, do-it-yourself flowerpot shelf.