From lightweight metal bowls that set up anywhere to fixed masonry wells that are a gather-round feature on a patio or a patch of grass, fire pits extend the outdoor-living season in style. Here’s how to choose one for your own space.
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to trim a tree for optimum growth and fruit production
Mason Mark McCullough helps a homeowner keep her driveway from washing away by replacing an old, ineffective brick edging with big, bulky cobblestone.
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.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares tips for saving energy throughout the year.
Everything you need to know about installing and maintaining water features in your yard.
Sculptural shrubs, verdant groundcovers, and dappled sunlight create the magic in this canyon-hugging property in Los Angeles.
Summer months may be coming to an end, but you can still have a nicely groomed yard and enjoy the outdoors well into fall. Keep reading to see a few yard and garden upgrades you can do today.
Landscape contractor Jenn Nawada helps a homeowner restore their backyard pond to its former glistening glory.
Here's how an ordinary suburban lot became a nature playground for kid and adults alike—with ideas anyone can use
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a drip-irrigation system
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook discusses the benefits of testing soil.
Twelve years after taking on a barren backyard, this passionate gardener is still weaving it into a rich tapestry of color and texture.
Safe and efficient cutting techniques with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and chainsaw expert Tim Ard.
Why settle for a one-note planting when there’s so much variety to try? Here’s how to weave a tapestry of low-growing perennials that will beautify your yard.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough installs a dry well for a homeowner with drainage issues in his backyard.
Get your home, lawn, and garden ready for the milder, wetter days on the way
Looking for the best methods and tips for tree pruning? Our guide outlines best pruning practices and how this maintenance affects the health of your trees.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a plunge pool for a homeowner with a small back yard
With their ornamental beauty and adaptable natures, many perennial garden favorites are worth a second look for their resiliency in an era of weather extremes.
From home remedies to professional solutions, here’s everything you need to know about getting rid of a tree stump in your yard.
Autumn cherry trees reveal their stunning pink-white blossoms in early spring—and do an encore in fall.
Pierre Landscape provides eco-friendly landscaping services to Los Angeles residents. Read our review to learn about services and how Pierre stacks up against the competition.
If you’re a Chicago resident looking for landscaping services, consider Mariani Landscape. Read our review to learn more about services, pricing, and customer reviews.
If you’re looking for lawn care and landscaping services, Cagwin & Dorward may be right for you. Keep reading to learn about Cagwin & Dorward services, pricing, and customer reviews.
R.P. Marzilli & Company is a leading landscape firm based in the New England area. Keep reading to learn more about their services.
Christy Webber Landscapes is a full-service landscape design company based in Chicago. Read on for information about services and pricing in your area.
Heartland Turf & Landscape is a Kansas-based landscaping and lawn care company that provides services like overseeding, leaf removal, and pest control. Keep reading our review to learn more.
If you’re looking for a traditional landscaping business that offers full-service design and installation services, consider Denison Landscaping. Read this review to learn more about services and availability.
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook moves a shrub to a new home