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  1. How to Build a Kids' Tree Bench

    DIY kids' tree bench

    This little bench was a fun addition to our backyard and my boys love having it! I strongly suggest you read the entire blog before jumping in. Especially with projects like this, because chances are that your tree circumference is going to be different

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  2. How to Build an Outdoor Concrete Coffee Table

    DIY outdoor concrete coffee table

    Hi, friends! I finally tackled a concrete project! I have been wanting to do one for the longest time and my backyard mini flip with True Value seemed like the perfect time to do so!

    Materials

    • 1 - 2' x 4 ' melamine
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  3. How to Build an Outdoor Daybed with Side Table

    DIY outdoor daybed with side table

    This DIY has been an amazing addition to my backyard seating area. I love to LOUNGE at the end of the day and kick my feet up, so this build is perfect for just that. With the weather getting warmer, its the perfect time to add this to your own home!

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  4. How to Build a Large Modern Raised Planter

    DIY large modern raised planter
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  5. Spring Lawn Tools Checklist

    Spring project checklist
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    Grab These Tools & Tackle Any Task

    1. Fertilizer Spreader

    A broadcast spreader makes it easy to evenly distribute seed, weed

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  6. Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

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    It's Time to Freshen up for Spring

    1. Refinish Your Outdoor Furniture

    Make weatherworn furniture look like new with paint and stain.

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  7. How I Prepped My Flower Bulbs for Spring

    Bulbs planted in spring garden

    This time of year I start dreaming of the beauty of spring. The anticipation of being outdoors back in the garden really helps get me through the last bit of grey, dreary weather.

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  8. My Deck Maintenance Routine

    Well-maintained deck

    The addition of a deck is one of the most popular home improvement projects. A well-designed, well-built deck not only expands the outdoor living space of your home but increases the property value as well. Whether you choose wood or composite decking,

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  9. Simple Spring Yard Clean Up

    Landscape after spring yard cleanup

    I made it through the Polar Vortex and I'm so happy that spring is here. I'm looking forward to longer days, warmer weather, spring flowers and enjoying time outdoors. I know it was a long winter when I'm also looking forward to yard work! My newly thawed

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  10. My Metal Fountain Refurbish: Before & After

    Refurbished frog fountain for spring

    Many years ago I purchased a froggy fountain while attending a garden festival. I had never really liked the bluish-black color of the fountain, but he was just too cute to leave behind that day.

    Over the years, I've used him outdoors for summer

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  11. DIY Outdoor Bar for Summer

    DIY outdoor pallet bar
    DIY Outdoor Pallet Bar

    Hi there! Kimberly from A Night Owl here, and I don’t know about you, but we’re ready for spring and summer outdoors! So today we’re sharing a fun DIY Outdoor Pallet Bar that will have you sharing and sipping your

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  12. My Modern Take on a Standard Picnic Table

    DIY black modern picnic table
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  13. 9 Spring Cleaning Tips

    Woman spring cleaning organizing linens in wire baskets

    Ready to start your annual spring-cleaning project? We’ve got tips to clear the clutter in your laundry room, closets and basement. Be sure to click on the Project Shopping List to stock up on everything you need to freshen your home for spring.

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  14. How to Clean & Prep Your BBQ Grill for Summer

    Gas grill on patio ready for cooking

    It's time to fire up the grill for a new season of family fun and fabulous food. Of course, you'll need to clean and prepare it before you start cooking. Whether you have a gas

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  15. 5 Tips to Clean & Prep Your Deck for Summer

    Power washer cleaning deck

    Enjoy summer to the fullest with a spruced-up outdoor space. Get your deck, patio and outdoor furniture ready for outdoor living.

    Step 1: Check the C

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  16. 5 Patio Decor Ideas for Your Outdoor Oasis

    Seating chairs and coffee table on patio
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  17. How to Hang a Hammock

    Woven hammock in backyard for summer

    It’s the weekend. It’s beautiful outside. You have a cold beverage and some time to spare to lie out and enjoy the weather. Now you just need a hammock. It’s easy to hang a hammock if you have the know-how and the right materials. Get started now so yo

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  18. Beautify Your Deck

    Wicker patio furniture set on beautiful deck

    Does your deck look like an inviting oasis? Or something that's been left out in the rain? If the elements have taken their toll on yours — or if it just needs a bit of a lift — you've come to the right place.

    Barbecuing, relaxing and socializing wit

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  19. Gardening 101: Seed Your Vegetable or Flower Garden

    Planting chickpea seeds in rows in spring garden

    It's time to plant the seeds that will get your garden started. Whether you're planting vegetables to eat or flowers to beautify your yard, this guide will get you growing.

    No matter which type of garden you want (veggie, flowers or a combination),

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  20. 7 Tips to Prep Your House & Yard for Spring

    Spring flower bud sprouting from soil in early spring

    Now that winter has come and gone, it’s time to stop hibernating and start enjoying the outdoors again. Kick off the warm season by tackling some spring cleanup outside your house. Be sure to click on the Project Shopping List to stock up on everything y

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  21. Too Cold to Garden? Start Seeds Indoors for Spring

    Seedlings sprouting in plastic potting containers

    While it may be cold outside, you can still enjoy your love of gardening by starting seeds inside your home in preparation for the warm weather ahead. Keep reading to find out how to grow seeds indoors, when to start and what you’ll need.

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  22. Plant Bulbs in Fall for Spring Gardens

    Purple tulips blooming in spring garden

    Best Bulbs To Plant In Fall

    Bulbs that are planted in the fall and bloom in the spring are known as spring bulbs or hardy bulbs. There are several types to choose from, including these popular choices:

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  23. Get Ready to Grow: Plan Your Vegetable or Flower Garden

    Girl harvesting tomatoes from backyard garden

    Whether you are growing an herb, vegetable or flower garden, now is the time to decide what you want to plant, map out the size and look of your garden and select the plants that will grow best in the climate where you live. We’ll walk you through the s

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