DIY Yard Projects

How To Make Elevated Raised Garden Beds
By bringing the soil up to counter height, you make tasks like weeding and harvesting simpler.
Build This DIY Bat House To Attract Friendly, Insect-Fighting Bats To Your Yard
A single bat can eat up to 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour. Reason enough to build the little guy a house!
How To Turn Dried Gourds Into DIY Birdhouses For Your Garden
Upcycle dried gourds into attractive backyard birdhouses with this simple how-to.
This DIY Cold Frame Keeps Frost At Bay
One of the easiest ways to extend the growing and harvest season is to build a warm space around plants—which you can often do with items you already have on hand.
5 Garden Projects That Are Perfect For The Late Summer
The latter weeks of summer are a prime time to do great things in the garden, if you know what to plant or where to dig.
Lengthen Your Growing Season With Cold Frames
Start gardening earlier and keep on growing later with a simple soil warmer you can build yourself.
Build A Leopold Bench Today So You Can Relax In Your Garden Tomorrow
This easy how-to build is actually quicker than you think. You'll be sitting on it in no time!
How To Build The Ultimate Super-Sturdy Tomato Cage For Your Garden
This project makes frames strong enough to stand up to summer storms while holding giant heirloom tomatoes.
The Techniques And Benefits Of Gardening In Raised Beds
Crops grow better in the deep, loose, fertile soil of raised beds.
How To Build A Portable Salad Box
Be the envy of everybody at the potluck with this growing salad-to-go.
How To Grow 90 Pounds Of Tomatoes From Only 5 Plants
If space is limited, try growing your tomatoes in a double-ring cage.