Prepare for your next landscaping project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.
When a house needs a lot of attention, the yard can get short shrift. Here are some budget-friendly ways to improve your great outdoors.
If you're not irrigating your lawn, flower beds, and container plants using the most targeted, time-efficient methods possible, you're wasting water—and money
Adding the pleasing sights and sounds of flowing water to your backyard can transform it into a relaxing retreat
The plant-populated channels can redirect storm water to specific locations
Plant one to boost property values, lower energy costs—and leave a lasting legacy
Smart ways to give yourself—and the environment—a break from big, demanding lawns.
From selecting the best outdoor lights to setting them up, our experts share how to brighten up the outside of your house.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a vertical garden to maximize space for a homeowner
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Hole-digging advice with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
TOH landscape contractor Roger Cook details what to consider when looking for a pro to work on your yard
From trash to topsoil, everything travels more quickly when you stick a wheel underneath it
Choose types adapted to your local climate and soil conditions. The newest varieties have greater resistance to drought and disease and need less maintenance
Want a fresh lawn in your yard? We lined up the experts to help you choose the right turf and the best way get the greenest lawn in the neighborhood.
Fountains, ponds, even faux streams are great additions. Just consider resource maintenance before you build.
These ornamental grasses aren't only easy on the eyes; they're easy on the water bill, too
This gardening essential not only neatens up your yard, it also helps conserve water and discourages weeds.
It may come as a surprise to the sound-sensitive neighbors, but most people buy blowers too small for their needs