This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds beautiful circular patio that features a chill-chasing fire pit
These charming lanterns brighten an evening barbecue spread, and they're a cinch to make from supplies you can pick up at the home center.
Forget grass: For this young family, a handsome wood deck that steps down to a brick patio comprises the ideal chilling, cooking, playing, and entertaining space
The experts at This Old House give pointers on picking the right surface to suit your patio's function, its surroundings, and your budget
Unseen from the street, a rear addition allows a Victorian-era house to gain more light, better flow, and a family-friendly open plan
Pavers come in many shapes, detailed to suit almost any architecture, and can transform a ho-hum outdoor space into a handsome and durable expression of your taste.
Whether you do it yourself or hire someone for the job, here's what has to happen
A natural-looking broken-stone patio provides a gathering place in an organic landscape.
Create extra storage and work surface from garden accessories and sheet metal
Renewing a worn concrete surface can be done without a jackhammer or bulldozer
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to build a simple entry-level deck.
In this how-to video, learn how to lay a beautiful bluestone patio with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook rescues a sunken brick patio
Low-growing, tough-underfoot plants soften the edges of garden paths and patios
A little attention before there's a problem will help keep your sliding door on track.
You don't have to hire a skilled mason to get a flat, uniformly handsome brick patio that stays that way.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to work with this durable material