Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your yard.
A beginner’s guide to retaining wall design—from common problems and the different types of materials to choose from, such as concrete, timber and stone.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada helps a homeowner replace and improve foundation plantings that have been crushed by snow piles
A homeowner selects foundation plantings that include edible varieties for both people and wildlife.
Been hankering for an open-air cooking area? Here, our guide to the ingredients it takes to make a five-star space
Chicken coops provide a safe, comfortable place for your chickens to live. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best chicken coops on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners select and plant a privacy screen using bamboo plants.
A place to rinse off outdoors is a no-brainer for beach dwellers. But it's also great for cleaning up grimy gardeners, sweaty Little Leaguers, and muddy mutts. Here's how to hook up one of your own.
Create an automatic watering system that makes sure lawn plants get their fill.
Coax those tongue-and-groove edges together for a tight, no-bounce fit