Yard and Garden Structures

Learn how to build and maintain outdoor structures with these projects, tips and ideas for sheds, fences, pergolas, arbors, storm shelters and tree houses.

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    10 Amazing Front Yard Fence Ideas

    Refresh your curb appeal with these stunning front yard fence ideas from Instagram!

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    Fence Paint: 10 of the Best Color Ideas

    If your faded fence is ready for a makeover, get your paint brush ready and check out these stunning paint...


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    8 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Hummingbird Nectar

    To attract Mother Nature's version of the hovercraft and keep them coming back, avoid these common mistakes with hummingbird nectar...


    12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

    A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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    Outdoor Patio Tiles: 10 Best Ideas

    Outdoor flooring should be durable, easy to maintain and, of course, stylish! We're sharing these outdoor tile ideas to inspire...

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    11 Flower Boxes That Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

    Beautify your front yard with flower boxes. These picks fit below windows, along walkways and more.


    50 DIY Treehouses Made From Reclaimed Materials

    DIY treehouses have been a staple of childhood backyards for decades—and now they're becoming popular getaways for adults, too. Be...

    17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard

    Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...


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    12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

    See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


    Trex Decking: Here’s What You Need to Know

    Demand for environmentally friendly, virtually maintenance-free Trex composite decking grows every year. Why has this home-improvement upstart captured so much...


    Amazing Cabin Kits You Can Buy On Amazon

    If you've ever dreamed of building your own small cabin, garden shed or tiny home in less than a week,...

    14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!

    Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.


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    7 Best Paints for an Outdoor Fence

    Is your weather-worn fence ready for a makeover? From white picket to rugged cedar, here are the top-rated paints for...


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    8 Best Backyard Swing Sets

    On a swing set, kids feel as though they're flying through the air! Here are eight of the best backyard...


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    10 Best Accessories for Swing Sets

    Boost backyard fun with accessories that take your swing set to the next level. Here are top add-ons for hours...


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    7 Top-Rated Pool Cabanas

    Towel off, sit back and catch some shade. Get inspired with this cool collection of pool cabanas for backyard summer...

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    10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

    Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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    10 Cool Pool Water Features

    Your pool will be the talk of the neighborhood when you add one of these fun pool water features.


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    10 Best Outdoor Privacy Screens

    Feel like someone's watching you? Outdoor privacy screens not only block prying eyes but wind, sun and unattractive views, too.


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    7 Best Pergola Kits

    Add Mediterranean style (and comfortable shade) to your patio or deck in as little as a few hours by assembling...


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    10 Cool Pergola Ideas

    Itching to do an ambitious DIY project in your yard? Take inspiration from these beautiful pergolas.


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    How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic

    The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...


    Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

    Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


    Homeowners’ Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights

    This year, elevate your house to "oooh and ahhh" status with the best outdoor Christmas lights.

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    Our 9 Best DIY Christmas Gifts

    Nothing says "Happy Holidays" quite like a homemade gift. Show your friends, families and fur babies you care with one...


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    Best Dog Fences For Every Breed and Homeowner Need

    Invisible, picket or privacy fence? There are as many types of dog fences as there are types of dogs. Perk...


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    How to Install a Paver Patio Base

    Let plastic paver patio base panels take the place of the gravel base to eliminate tons of labor.


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    9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again

    Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.


    Save Up to 70 Percent on Outdoor Furniture and Accessories in Wayfair’s Way Day Sale

    Create a gorgeous outdoor oasis in your backyard with stylish patio furniture, accessories and more from Wayfair's biggest sale of...


    How to Set Fence Posts That Won’t Rot

    Keep moisture and insects from destroying your cedar fence posts.