Outdoor Summer Projects
Enjoy the Summer Season
Update your outdoor space and bring new life to your backyard, deck or patio throughout the summer season.
Backyard & Deck Ideas
Transform your backyard and deck into the ultimate space for entertaining.
Backyard Patio Décor Ideas & Inspiration
Discover beautiful patio inspiration to make the most of your backyard. Create a stunning outdoor space with these patio furniture and outdoor décor ideas.
Small Backyard Patio Ideas
Having a small backyard won’t stop you from entertaining and relaxing in it this patio season! Get inspired by these stylish and beautiful small patio ideas
Best BBQ Grills to Choose From
Our guide will help you pick the best barbecue grill and understand the best type for your needs: gas BBQs, charcoal BBQs or electric BBQs.
Balcony Décor Ideas
Enjoy your balcony and create your own patio to get the most out of warmer months. Check out the best décor ideas to turn your balcony into an urban oasis.
BBQ Recipes: Popular Grilling Techniques -
BBQ Recipes: Popular Grilling Techniques
Gyro Recipe: Rotisserie Lamb Gyros on the BBQ
Pineapple Chicken Skewers on the Grill
How to Reverse Sear Steak on the Grill: Sous Vide Ribeye Recipe
Bourbon Chicken Wings Recipe - How to Smoke Chicken on the Grill
How to BBQ Salmon: Maple Glazed Salmon Recipe
Rotisserie Basket Chicken Wings Recipe
Best BBQ Grills to Choose From
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Landscaping & Backyard Ideas
Looking for landscaping ideas? Enjoy our backyard firepit ideas, deck ideas, gardening ideas, kids play area ideas and more to help enhance your yard.
How to Install Patio Pavers
Even beginning do-it-yourselfers can master laying pavers without mastering the techniques of mixing and spreading concrete.
How To Build a Deck in 5 Steps
Learn to build a deck in 5 steps. We’ll showcase some deck design tools, show you how to build your deck frame and stairs and shield them from the elements.
How to Build a Concrete Patio Slab
Create a prominent outdoor space with a strong and stylish concrete patio. The base of rigid patios can be constructed with mortared brick, mortared flagstone, tile, or concrete pad.
A beautiful garden can give you fresh food to eat or add beauty and nature elements to your outdoor space. We’ll show you how to plant and grow your garden and keep it healthy.
How to Protect Plants from Summer Heat
Help your garden beat the heat. High temperatures can stress out your garden and undo all of your hard work. Take steps to heat-proof your plants to keep them safe.
Must-Have Tools for Gardening
Check out the different types of garden tools and what they are used for in this essential guide for both beginner and experienced gardeners.
How to Plan & Start a Garden from Scratch
Add some green to your backyard by growing all kinds of annuals and perennials, beautifying your yard and adding vibrant colours to your outdoor space.
How to Create a Garden to Attract Pollinators
If you’re wondering how to attract a specific kind of pollinator to your garden, like bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, here are some tips for you!
How to Plant, Grow & Care for Sunflowers
Nothing says summer like bright blooming sunflowers. Learn everything you need to know about planting sunflowers from seed, growing and harvesting tips.
How to Plant & Care for Pansies
Learn how to plant, grow and care for pansies in pots or containers with our guide. Bring colour to your garden with this cheerful, cool weather favourite.
How to Plant & Care for Roses
If you’d like to start your own rose garden, we’ll give you some tips and tricks on how to care for roses to make sure your roses look beautiful all season.
How to Grow Potatoes
Follow these simple and easy steps to planting and growing potatoes in a container or in a garden from Home Depot Canada. Check out this helpful guide!
How to Grow Tomatoes
Step-by-step directions for planting, caring for and harvesting tomatoes. Learn more about growing tomatoes from seeds or young plants, and when to harvest.
How to Grow Peppers
Whether you’re looking to grow hot peppers to add spice to your food, or bell peppers for a sweet crunch, we’ll show you how to grow peppers in your garden.
Summer Lawn Care & Maintenance
A lush, green lawn adds curb appeal to the front of your home. We’ll show you how to grow your lawn and keep it looking green and healthy, including mowing, fertilizing and more.
How to Lay Sod to Start a New Lawn
Sod installation is a simple process, but following the right steps is what will get you a thick, healthy lawn. Learn how to lay sod in a few steps with our guide.
How to Plant Grass Seed for a New Lawn
The cheapest way to grow grass is from seed. In this step-by-step guide, you will learn how to plant grass seed, when to plant seed and how to care for your new lawn.
How to Mow Stripes in Your Lawn
Lawn striping is a great and simple way to increase curb appeal and keep a healthy lawn. Learn how to create perfect stripes in your lawn with our guide.
How to Reseed Patches of Lawn & Bare Spots
Heavy foot traffic on your lawn can compact the soil and cause bare spots. In order to keep your lawn green and beautiful, it's important to patch it.
How to Get Rid of Crabgrass
Crabgrass is an annual weed that can keep coming back without proper care. Learn how to get rid of crabgrass by identifying and removing it efficiently.
Best Lawn Fertilizers for Your Yard
Grow a gorgeous green lawn by buying the best fertilizer for grass available. Learn about lawn fertilizer numbers, grass types and when to fertilize your grass.
How to Fertilize the Lawn
Learn how to pick the best fertilizer for your lawn and apply it for the best results. We will help you with this important part of keeping a healthy lawn.
Ready to tackle a few outdoor projects? Take advantage of the warm weather with these DIY projects.
How to Clean a Deck
Minimize deterioration and keep your deck in tip-top shape with regular cleaning. In this guide, you'll learn how to clean a deck in a few, easy steps.
How to Stain a Deck
Properly staining your deck will help maintain its beauty and protect it from the elements. Learn how to stain a deck in just a few simple steps with our guide.
How to Clean Windows
Follow our tips and you will be able to clean your windows like a pro. This guide will help you learn the best way to clean your windows.
How Much Does it Cost to Install an Air Conditioner?
Compare air conditioner installation prices in Canada including central air conditioner costs vs. ductless air conditioners costs for average AC cost estimates.
How to Seal a Driveway
Repairing and sealing your driveway is a great way to extend the life of your asphalt. Learn how to prepare your driveway and apply asphalt sealer.
How to Use a Pressure Washer
Our step-by-step guide and video will teach you how to use a pressure washer properly to deep clean siding, walkways driveways safely without damaging them.
How to Build a Pond in 5 Easy Steps
Ready to build a DIY Pond? Learn how to build a pond in five easy steps using our guide complete with a list of all the tools and materials you'll need.
Summer Activities for Kids
Keep your kids entertained this summer with these great outdoor activities and DIY projects.
In this guide, we’ll show you how to build a homemade birdhouse that birds can enjoy throughout the season. Follow our steps for an easy DIY birdhouse.
DIY Tree Swing
Get instructions to build a DIY tree swing. These tree swings are easy to build, very fun for the entire family and a great addition to your backyard!
DIY Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder
How do you keep squirrels off a bird feeder? This easy DIY project will show you how to make a bird feeder pole with wood and PVC pipe that squirrels can’t climb.
DIY Backyard Obstacle Course for Kids
Follow these easy steps and keep kids and pets entertained outdoors with this DIY backyard obstacle course that includes ramps and balance beams.