In This Issue

  • June 2016 Issue No. 199

  • Backyard Getaways

    idea file
    Meet a new wave of ornamental edibles
    get this look for less
    The South of France and Sonoma come together in this elegant patio design
    at home outside
    Turn even the most basic space into an alfresco retreat with these easy upgrades
    open up!
    A 1908 Craftsman gets a great room that’s part great outdoors
    hillside oasis
    The solution to sloping terrain? Terraced outdoor rooms, each with its own unique mood
    before + after: bath design
    A couple trade in their never-used tub for a large, luxurious shower
    Photoshop redo
    A cookie-cutter Colonial gets a fresh look with classic details
    home solutions
    home solutions
    Shipping-pallet garden-tool organizer; hose buying guide; curb-appeal tips; cleaning with power tools; budget-friendly garage workshop; and more
    TOH tv
    instant charmer
    A factory-built new-old farmhouse
    how-to projects
    paint ideas
    A special roller puts down a pattern in no time
    animal house
    Consider your pup when making a landscape plan
    kitchen and bath finds
    26 new must-haves for the busiest rooms in the house
    shop smarter
    Everything you need to know before installing ductless AC
    all about
    Exterior French doors
    ask this old house
    Q + A
    Fading mulch; track saws; the best grout for showers; ash borers; and more
    editors' picks
    Six outstanding new products you should know about
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    reader mail
    save this old house
    Water Pressure Booster