Garden Enhancements

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Create a Garden Wall with a Trellis

With care and patience, you can create a new space.

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Building a Garden Wall

Create a beautiful and functional new landscape element.

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Easy Ways to Landscape Around Trees

Make the best use of your trunk space.

A rain barrel outside a garage.
How to Build a Rain Barrel

By building a rain barrel, you can save fresh water for everyday use in the garden or otherwise.

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The Painted Garden: Props, Ornaments and Paint

Add color to your garden, without planting anything.

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The Charm of a Garden Trellis

The fragrance of flowers and roses are inviting enough on their own.

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Statuary for Spectacular Gardens

The absolute appeal of garden statues remains constant.

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Garden Paths, Steps and Footbridges

No landscape is complete without a pathway through it. From simple flagstones to terrace steps.

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Ferns Can Make Your Garden Green

If you have a shady moist, area, ferns will thrive there.

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Designing Garden Walks and Pathways

For a formal walk or an informal stroll, design the path that fits your garden's setting.

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Stunning Garden Decorations

Make your garden more enticing with this simple guide.

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Awnings for your Home Retractable or fixed?

There are all kinds of good reasons for adding an awning to your home.

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All About Arbors

Nothing is prettier than an arbor covered in climbing roses, honeysuckle, or whatever is your favorite

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An Arbor Can Add Style and Value to Your Yard

When warm weather arrives we all want to spend time outside.

A picturesque garden wall with climbing vines and a bulls-eye window.
Garden Wall Ideas

Build or decorate a wall to suit your garden, and your personality.

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Choosing the Best Pergola

Add shade and visual appeal with this DIY task.

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Putting in a Garden Trellis

It's not difficult, requiring no special tools or knowledge.

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How To Assemble A Metal Trellis

Building a metal trellis for your garden is not a difficult task and can be completed in an afternoon.

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Design a Custom Trellis

Support the plants that offer visual appeal and shade.

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How To Design A Retaining Wall

Retaining walls offer support for your landscaping and home.

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Garden Gates

One of these 7 gate styles should suit your garden.

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Enhance Your Home Landscape with Rocks and Boulders

Add a dramatic hardscape element to your garden.

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Wire Garden Fencing Installation in 5 Steps

Protect your garden with simple to install wire fencing.

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Making Fake Rock out of Cement: 3 Tips

Add some character to any landscape.

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Planning and Laying Out a Low Flow Irrigation System

Plants, lawns and gardens all need water to thrive.

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Building an Arbor in Your Garden

Thinking about building an arbor in your garden this year but wondering if it will be worth the effort?

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How to Lay Retaining Wall Blocks

When there is the need to build up a wall along a hillside, retaining wall blocks are a great solution.

White pergola with curtains, growing plants and a table.
Hanging Plants From A Vinyl Pergola

Bring your plants to a higher level.

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How to Paint Concrete Garden Statues

Protect them from the elements.

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Living Wall: Create a Vertical Garden

Dress your home up with some living artwork.

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Temporary Awnings

Look around you when you take your next road trip and see if you can spot all the different awnings.

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Using a Rain Barrel as a Sprinkler System

Using a rain barrel as a sprinkler system is a great idea for two reasons.

A decorative garden fence.
3 Decorative Garden Fence Ideas

Spruce up your garden fence with these ideas.

Build a Garden Trellis for Vegetables, Vines and Flowers
Build a Garden Trellis for Vegetables, Vines and Flowers

Garden trellises are functional as well as beautiful.

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How to Fix Your Broken Garden Gnome

Life in the outdoors can be hard on a garden gnome.

A fan trellis sits against a wall in a residential yard.
How to Build a Fan Trellis

Add a statement piece to your garden landscape by following these steps.

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Where To Place An Outdoor Pergola

A pergola is a simple structure that has been in use for centuries.

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Build A Garden Swing In 10 Steps

The following method can be used to create a fantastic wooden garden swing in 10 easy steps.

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Make A Bubbler Fountain In 5 Steps

A bubbler fountain is an attractive and fun addition to any yard or garden.

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Things To Avoid With A Metal Trellis

Adding a metal trellis to your garden can be a beautiful and interesting visual garden element.

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How To Resurface A Concrete Retaining Wall

Concrete can crumble and you can piece it together.

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Restoring An Outdoor Pergola

A structurally sound pergola might just need refreshed.

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Building a Retaining Wall to Prevent Erosion

Erosion results in soil shifting downhill.

A trellis.
Best Ways to Organize a Planter Trellis

A trellis helps your vines grow up.