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Porch Planter

Cedar siding gives this DIY planter great curb appeal.

Ideas

Make the most of your time in the sun with updated or new outdoor living spaces and accessories.

8 Deck Upgrades

8 Deck Upgrades

Find ideas that will work for your outdoor space with these stylish and serene decor and gardening looks.

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Porch Projects

Porch Projects

Get ready to kick back, relax, and entertain outdoors by perfecting your porch with easy projects and stylish furnishings.

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5 Ways to Decorate Your Deck

5 Ways to Decorate Your Deck

Dressing up an empty deck is easy. You just need some great plants. Here are 5 ways you can deck out your deck with flowers and foliage.

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Featured 5: Patio Makeovers

Patio Makeovers

We enjoy seeing DIY projects come alive in readers’ homes and yards. Here are some of our favorite customer patio makeovers.

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Front Porch Railing

Front Porch Railing

Give your home an exterior facelift by replacing worn or dated porch railings with custom wood railings topped by an overhead structure.

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Outdoor Seating Projects

Outdoor Seating Projects

Take time to relax and enjoy your lawn and garden spaces with a new bench or chair.

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Deck Privacy Screens

Deck Privacy Screens

Shield your deck with screens that improve privacy and add elegant decoration with custom features you can tailor to fit your own deck.

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Vertical Planter Bench

Vertical Planter Bench

Have a seat while your garden rises to new heights. Suspended above this bench are three planters made from pipes to keep flowers away from curious critters.

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Platform Deck

Platform Deck

Build this low deck for entertaining or finding your Zen. In a couple of weekends, you’ll have a new sense of being in your backyard.

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Fun Fence Improvements

Fun Fence Improvements

Sure, good fences make good neighbors, but they also make boring backdrops. Add pizzazz to privacy fencing with four fab facelifts.

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Outdoor Lighting for Summer

Outdoor Lighting for Summer

Shed some light on your yard with quick-and-easy outdoor lighting tips that help make the glorious days of summer last a little bit longer.

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Slab-to-Fab Patio Makeover

Slab-to-Fab Patio Makeover

Whip a basic concrete pad into shape for summer entertaining. Add curves to the edges, and create zones for dining, lounging, and gardening.

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How-Tos

Enjoy the outdoor space you love.

Patio Block Buying Guide

Patio Block Buying Guide

Learn about the types of patio block available to help you refine or redefine your landscape.

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Install a Patio or Walkway

Install a Patio or Walkway

Adding a patio or walkway to your home is a great way to personalize your landscape and extend your living space to the outdoors.

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Lighting Ideas for Outdoor Living

Lighting Ideas for Outdoor Living

Choose from a variety of lighting options to provide the perfect backdrop for entertaining friends and family and to keep your shindig going all night.

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Clean and Maintain Your Grill

Clean and Maintain Your Grill

Whether you prefer cooking with charcoal or gas, one thing remains the same -- cleaning and maintenance is essential for great grilling.

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Outdoor Living Guides

Outdoor Living Guides

These guides will make shopping for your outdoor living spaces easy. Find new ideas and create an outdoor living area that suits you. Shop outdoor living.

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Design and Build a Deck

Design and Build a Deck

In this six-part series, learn how to design, layout and frame a deck. Then we'll show you how to add posts, steps and rails.

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