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Read this gas grill buying guide before you head to the store

Looking to buy a gas grill? Read this before you drop hundreds of dollars.
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What you need to know about making sure your greenhouse is ready for the fall

As summer comes to a close, here's what you need to know about making sure your greenhouse is ready for the transition.
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5 DIY outdoor lamps you can put together in a weekend

Use one of these DIY projects to make your own outdoor lamp.
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Good, better, best: Stainless steel outdoor kitchen sinks with all the bells and whistles

If you're looking for a new stainless steel outdoor kitchen sink, here are some great options.
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How much does an above-ground pool cost? Here’s what you need to know

Here's what you need to know about the cost of an above-ground pool.
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How to keep your greenhouse cool in the summer

Here are some tips to make sure your greenhouse doesn't get too hot beneath the summer sun.
Outdoor designer furniture

When arranging a small patio, avoid these 7 common mistakes

Avoid these common design errors when arranging your small patio space
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8 ways to make the most of your garden this summer

How to get the most bang for your gardening buck this summer.
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How to care for your pool during the dog days of summer

Pools are so important during the summer! Here's how to keep up with their maintenance.
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6 adorable container vegetable garden ideas your kids need to try

Kids love playing in the dirt, so keep them engaged with these great container gardening ideas.
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10 backyard kitchen ideas on Pinterest we can’t stop staring at

An outdoor kitchen can be the perfect finishing touch to your space, and these are 10 amazing picks.
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How to set up a saltwater pool in your backyard

Saltwater pools have tons of benefits. Here's how to setup and maintain your own.
Man Cleaning Leaves From Pool

6 pool cleaning tools we won’t go without this summer

Get your pool ready for summer parties and entertaining with these great tools.
Girl in pool with diving board

How deep should a pool be for a diving board? What you need to know

Don't dive into the shallow end! This guidance tells you how deep your pool should be for diving.
Awning over patio

This National Stay Out of the Sun Day, invest in these 5 awnings for your patio

Stay out of the sun with these great awning choices.
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What you need to know about throwing an Independence Day garden party

Your July Fourth celebration should be lively and safe. Here's how to make yours the best it can be.
Granite Outdoor Countertop

What is the best outdoor countertop material?

Design experts recommend you make one investment in your outdoor space -- your countertops.
Fiberglass Pool Curves and Steps

How to repair cracked fiberglass pool steps

This simple guide will help your pool repair go quickly and be a success.
Two Brown Wooden Outdoor Chairs

Effective ways to mix and match patio furniture

Mix and match patio furniture while still ensuring your space looks great -- here's how.
Man Jumping Into Swimming Pool

7 inground pool landscaping ideas that will make you the envy of the neighborhood

These pool landscaping ideas will turn heads every single time.
Outdoor Staircase With Lights

8 fun and functional outdoor stair-lighting ideas

These outdoor stair lighting ideas are both beautiful and functional. What could be better?
Trees and Bench In A Park

How to create a sensory garden to encourage mindfulness every day

Sensory gardens are a great way to connect with nature and practice mindfulness -- here's how to build one.
Four Brown Adirondack Chairs On Porch

What you need to know before building a patio

Read this article before you start digging holes and buying wood for your new patio.
Man Hiking In Forest

Use these 6 apps to get outside during Great Outdoors Month

Get outside and make memories with these great apps.
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7 patio furniture covers that will stand up to any weather

Take care of your patio furniture with these 7 tough furniture covers
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5 greenhouse organization tools needed for spring cleaning

It's not too late to start spring cleaning, and these five tools will help you tackle your greenhouse.
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How to build a thriving deck vegetable garden

These expert tips will have your deck vegetable garden going from sad to thriving in weeks.
Potatoes growing in a container

What you need to know about growing purple potatoes in containers

Start your own potato garden in a container with this handy guide
Seedlings Under A Grow Light

Greenhouse lighting requirements: What you need to know

Greenhouse lighting can be a tricky thing to nail down. We've got some suggestions.
Pool in Los Gatos, United States

Solid vinyl vs. mesh inground pool covers: Which one is best for you?

Picking a pool cover is no easy task. We've broken down the two most popular designs.
Guy talking a shower outside

How to build an outdoor shower enclosure

Whether for after-gardening rinses or post-pool showers, you need an outdoor enclosure -- and we show you how to build one.
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These hardy greenhouse vegetables are the best for beginner gardeners

You couldn't kill these 7 hardy greenhouse plants if you tried. We promise.
Man making pizza in wood fire oven

How to build a wood-fire pizza oven in your backyard

Make your own delicious pizza with our step-by-step guide
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There are 5 types of outdoor grills — which one is right for you?

Choosing a grill is a tough call. We break down the 5 main categories so you can make the right choice for you.
Plants growing in a greenhouse

Why you need to make greenhouse maintenance a priority

Your greenhouse is home to many amazing plants -- this is why it's vital you keep that space clean