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Light Up Your Landscape

Great landscaping comes to light with amazing lighting ideas. To light your way, we’ve rounded up the best DIYs to illuminate your garden and backyard. 

Related: 8 New Ideas for DIY Outdoor Lighting

Show Your Lawn Some Love

You aren’t the only one feeling the heat this summer. When hot weather hits, your grass can take a beating too. Follow our tips, and your lawn will stay green all summer long!

Related: Ultimate Lawn Care Guide—12 Steps to a Prize-Winning Yard

Get Cooking—Outdoors!

Few things hit the spot like a nice meal enjoyed al fresco. If you love outdoor dining, maybe you’ll turn one of these outdoor kitchen ideas into your new dinner spot!

Related: Design Ideas to Steal from 10 Amazing Outdoor Kitchens

Ban Boring Backyards

If there’s one thing kids know, it’s how to make the most of their summer vacation. We’ll show you how to make your own backyard fun, keep the kids entertained, and save money doing it—all at the same time!

Related: 9 DIY Ideas for a Summery Backyard

Grow Up

No matter how old you are, a well-built tree house is an enchanting addition to any backyard. Put one together for the kids, or make it a cozy afternoon reading nook. 

Related: Treehouse Envy—12 Lofty Designs

Thank You For Entering!

Love huddling around a bonfire, making s’mores, and getting all of your family and friends together? Consider building a fire pit for a more permanent summer set-up. 

Related: 7 Irresistible Outdoor Living Trends for 2015