The Weekender is a 14-part home improvement video series featuring DIY blogger Monica Mangin. Watch the episodes and get instructions for the featured projects.
Learn about decking materials and get helpful advice when developing your deck building plans.
Give a ho-hum concrete patio a little pizzazz by making a "rug" with concrete stain.
Build a tropical garden in a container using Canna lillies, begonias, and solar tiki lamps and to enjoy the tropical island feeling both day and night.
In the third episode of the Weekender, design guru Monica Mangin helps an Austin couple organize their cluttered garage.
Whip a basic concrete pad into shape for summer entertaining. Add curves to the edges, and create zones for dining, lounging, and gardening.
For less than $100 you can transform an ordinary pot into a soothing fountain. This easy weekend project doesn’t require any special DIY skills.
Create an “underwater” garden using unique succulents in a miniature landscape.
Lowe’s Desert Southwest gardening expert Scott Calhoun shows how to repurpose a 55-gallon drum into a stunning planter.
You don’t need a farm to grow a healthy crop of lettuce, greens, tomatoes, beans, and other vegetables. Fill pots full of your favorites: They will thrive.
Freshen up your flowerpots for fall with rich-hue flowers and ornamental and edible greens. They flourish even as the days and nights cool off.
Lowe's Desert gardening contributor Scott Calhoun shows how to put together vibrant succulent containers that are easy to maintain in the Southwest.
Hot Midwestern summers don’t slow great flowers down. When the heat is on, zinnias, cosmos, bee balm, and others are at their colorful best.
Get your spring fix with a fresh basket of blooms. Plant this easy combo for a welcome Upper Midwest spring treat.
Wondering what to put in your planters this spring that look good all season? Irene Virag offers an evergreen suggestion for the Northeast region.