Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your landscaping.
Pro Tips for Planting a Privacy Hedge
Are you wanting to plant a privacy hedge of arborvitaes, but are unsure of the best kind to plant or how far apart to plant them? This Old House landscaping contractor Jenn Nawada shares her expert tips for planting privacy hedges.
How to Build a Simple Dry Well
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough installs a dry well for a homeowner with drainage issues in his backyard.
How to Plant a Victorian Garden
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada helps a homeowner add some curb appeal using Victorian plants to match the design of his house
How to Create a Secret Garden
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada cleans up an overgrown garden and redesigns it as a secret garden
How to Install a Plunge Pool
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a plunge pool for a homeowner with a small back yard
How to Plant a Bamboo Screen
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners select and plant a privacy screen using bamboo plants.
How to Install a Garden Fountain
This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook installs a solar-powered fountain
How to Install an Automatic Sprinkler System
TOH landscape contractor shows you how to setup an in-ground sprinkler system to water your lawn automatically.
How to Install Drip Irrigation
Create an automatic watering system that makes sure lawn plants get their fill.
How to Plant a Tree
Roger Cook's step-by-step guide to correctly planting a new tree and getting it off to a healthy start.