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41 How-Tos From Yard Crashers

  1. 11. How to Create Sunken Walkway Planters

    Half-sunken containers add height and interest to a garden bed.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 12. How To Make a Decorative Fabric Fence

    Learn how to build custom fabric screens to boost privacy and add style to a new patio.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 13. How to Build a Freestanding Arbor Swing

    A freestanding arbor frame can support a store-bought swing or the custom model below.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 14. How To Lay New Sod

    A quick fix to a dead landscape is instant green sod. Just a few rolls make a vibrant green carpet.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 15. How to Accessorize a Patio

    A few extra touches can take a new patio to another level.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  6. 16. How to Build a Boulder Bench

    Don't worry about a high wind tipping over this custom seating: Any breeze that could move this boulder-attached bench would probably d...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 17. How to Build Redwood and Stone Steps

    Create easy — and attractive — hillside access with a snazzy set of steps made from redwood, ledge stone and crushed rock.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 18. How to Install a Dry Creek Bed

    Control the flow of rainwater across your landscape with an easy-to-install dry creek bed.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 19. How to Resurface a Pool Patio

    The pros sand down an old concrete surface, resurface the area and spice things up with a fabulous new color treatment.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 20. How to Build a Redwood Shade Structure

    Fun in the sun is a lot more fun if there's a well-built shady area to cool off.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About This Show

You never know what you'll be bringing home from the home improvement store. You go in for grass seed but come home with new patio chairs and a bag of cement. If you're lucky enough, you could also bring home a professional landscape contractor. On DIY Network's Yard Crashers, expert Ahmed Hassan waits at stores looking for the perfect weekend warriors who could definitely use his help. Once he finds his target, Ahmed and his team follow the surprised shoppers home and completely transform their yards.

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