Outdoor Structures

A well-thought-out plan for a yard with decks, fences, patios, pools, spas, and more is a beautiful thing indeed. We've collected the best, most beautiful design ideas to fit every budget, every yard size, every style, every gardening skill level, and every need. Start with options for decks, patios, and porches.

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DIY Bean Trellis

Give your bean plants a structured place to grow with this easy-to-make arch that elevates your vines to be the star of the scene.
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How to Finish and Paint Fences and Gates

Once you have your dream fence, you'll want to protect it. Learn everything there is to know about priming and painting a variety of fences.
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How to Make a Stepping Stone Path

Transform your garden or backyard into a scene from a fairy tale with a stone path. This can be done in an afternoon!
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How to Build a Dry-Set Stone Wall

No mortar, no problem. This easy technique will help you build a stone wall quickly and painlessly.
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How to Lay Concrete Block

Once you understand the basics of laying concrete block, the possibilities for walls, grill houses, and other structures are endless. Learn the concrete block basics, here.
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How to Build a Running Bond Pattern Brick Wall

Friends, family, and passersby will forever admire your well-laid brick wall in a classic running bond pattern. The skills required to lay this type of wall come from determination and patience—and this tutorial will help you get started.
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More Outdoor Structures

How to Install a Walkway

Install a flagstone, gravel, or paver walkway in a weekend or less! Use these three DIY walkway ideas to add interest to your yard—our easy how-tos walk you through every step of the process.
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Potting Sheds and Greenhouses

Potting sheds and greenhouses offer beautiful backyard focal points as well as a place to work and relax.
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How to Install an Irrigation System

f2富二代短视频appTransform your landscape with an irrigation system. This easy-to-install system is guaranteed to make your grass look great.