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A Groovy Painted Floor Idea From the Most Unexpected Place—A Treehouse

The kids helped choose the final design.

Why Choose Between an Outdoor Shower and Tub When You Can Have Both?

From a zero-character yard to a back-door jungle.

1 Outdoor Space, 4 Ways to Turn It Into an At-Home Escape

Get that faraway feeling right outside your door.

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Budget-Friendly Tiles Laid the Groundwork for This Outdoor Living Room

Plus a clever use for leftover stone.

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This Terracotta Stool Keeps Selling Out—Grab It While You Can

How to style it indoors or out.

This Couple Hung a Giant Ship’s Sail to Hide Their Neighbor’s Vinyl Siding

Goodbye, plastic facade. Ahoy, privacy.

This Backyard Reno Is Gaining Popularity—Here’s How to Make Yours Unique

Hint: Plants and paint will set you apart.

Extend Summer With Amazon’s Most Affordable Firepit

It’s under $100.

This Style of Home Was Dubbed the Least Popular in America

But it deserves a second look.

This Cold-Weather Backyard Addition Is About to Be in High Demand

Chilly fall nights are just around the corner.

The 4 Key Elements Shea McGee Considered When Designing Her New Pool

Concrete and porcelain pavers are not created equal.

Painting Your Front Door This Color Could Increase Your Home’s Value by $6K

No need to cover the entire facade.

Bring Graphic Flair to Your Backyard With This $30 Amazon Best-Seller

Gingham isn’t just for indoors.

A Thriving Shade Garden Is One Amazon Purchase Away

Crucial for your plants’ first year.

5 Chic Outdoor Showers That Give Bathtubs a Run for Their Money

Now this is luxury.

This ’90s Vinyl Pool Now Has a Gunite Look (But Without the $50K Price Tag)

How a Montauk couple overhauled their yard on a budget.

Inflatable Pools Are Sold Out Everywhere—But This Chic Find Is Still in Stock

The striped Scandi option we’re loving.

Bella Hadid’s Backyard Swing DIY Is Your Easy Afternoon Project

You don’t have to be a power-tool pro.

You Recoup Nearly 95% of This Exterior Update When You Sell

This easy upgrade is your best investment.

9 Greens That Naturally Ward Off Garden Pests

Have you tried companion planting yet?

Reese Witherspoon’s Backyard Hack: No-Construction Garden Beds

Get to the growing part faster.

The Retro Material Trend We Spied in Zara Home’s Summer Collection

Our favorite pieces are under $50.

A Paper Lantern DIY to Try With Your Kids—And Show Off in Your Backyard

How this mom is celebrating Eid al-Adha at home.

Everyone’s Buying This $14 Backyard Upgrade on Amazon

It’s perfect for summer nights.

For an Outdoor Kitchen on a Budget, Try This Work-Around

Don’t build from scratch—extend the one you have.

With WFH as the New Normal, Backyard Shed Sales Are Soaring

The easiest way to add square footage.

This Pool’s Bubblegum Hue and Dripping Vines Make You Forget It’s Empty

Elsewhere, a washer-turned-firepit.

Dominique Drakeford’s Container Garden Was Entirely Started From Seed

The Sustainable Brooklyn cofounder shares her best tips.

7 Ways to Make Your Stock Tank Feel Like a Grown-Up Pool

Stay cool without spending a fortune.

A $400 Prefab Kit and Some Leftover Pallets Equal a Lush Greenhouse

The perfect starter pack.

A Pool Won’t Increase Your Home’s Value, But These 3 Yard Updates Will

One simple task puts $1,200 back in your pocket.

Free-Form Circles Took This Garage From Eyesore to Artwork

In just three hours.

With the Philodendron Hope, You’re One Step Closer to an Indoor Canopy

Rain-forest vibes only.

4 DIY Patio Ideas We’re Stealing From New York City Restaurants

Yes, you can fake a tile floor outdoors.

How One Cool Dad Built the Ultimate Backyard Playground for $1K

A follower of his has already copied it.

How to Transform the Backyard Amenity Everyone’s Buying This Summer

Will you go tropical or minimalist?

6 Experts Share Their Holy Grail Tools for City Gardening

Including a miracle pest-repelling oil.

Every Good Shade Garden Has This Feature Next to It

Before you plant, prep.

The Cinder Block Sofa on This Chicago Deck Is One of Many Genius DIYs

Planters make great coffee tables.

Firepit Sales Are Skyrocketing—Here’s Where You Can Still Get One

Sleek concrete options top the best-seller list.

The Best Plant Advice From Garden Marcus’s Ultra-Soothing TikToks

Meet the green thumb of the moment.

You Can Fit an Entire Garden’s Worth of Vegetables in One Planter

We tapped a pro to show us how.

Erin Hiemstra Revamped Her Overgrown Yard Just in Time for Quarantine

Its multiple “rooms” include a tub and firepit.

With Camping More Popular Than Ever, Here’s Your Starter Pack

Even if the great outdoors is your backyard.

An Outdoor Space Made for Social Distancing, Down to the Dining Table

Six feet by six feet.

How a Creative Couple Made an Ideal Outdoor Space—On Their Tiny Balcony

Hand-painted planters liven it up.

6 Plants That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes

Gardening with a perk.

Once a Wild Mess, This L.A. Backyard Now Has a Zen Succulent Garden

Laid-back aloe replaced invasive mimosa trees.

Planters Are Like Tiny Houses for Your Greenery

And July is the time to use them.