About the show

Landscape designer Sara Bendrick comes to the rescue of people who love their homes but HATE their yards. Sara and the homeowners work together to create the outdoor living space they've always dreamed of.

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Canoe Turned Bench

An canoe is upcycled into a one-of-a-kind bench, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Backyard Sitting Area with Fire Pit

A backyard with a fire pit and wooden chairs is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Black and Red Contemporary Back Yard Dining ARea

A backyard dining area with black wicker chairs are shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Neutral Backyard with Rustic Bar

A backyard with a bar and dining area is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Contemporary Patio with a Dining Area and Bar

A patio with a dining area and bar is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Deck Dining Area with Orange Chairs

A back yard deck with a dining table and orange chairs is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Contemporary Backyard with Concrete Bar

A contemporary backyard with a concrete bar is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate my Yard.

Contemporary Backyard with Stone Garden

A contemporary backyard with a stone garden is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Contemporary Yard with Brown Deck

A backyard with a brown deck is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Contemporary Backyard with Blue and White Umbrellas

A contemporary backyard with blue and white umbrellas is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Season 3, Episode 9

Repurposed and Refueled

TJ and Kate bought their 2-bedroom Craftsman because it had a huge backyard with lots of potential. Unfortunately, they are stuck on what to do with it. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick works with their existing features to create an eclectic entertaining space. The rundown pergola gets a facelift and is expanded, a lopsided brick fireplace gets balanced out with a second planter, old windows are stacked to form a wall and create an intimate entertaining space, and an old shed is repurposed into a backyard bar.

Wednesday
Jun 3
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Asian Garden

Single dad Ray has his hands full raising his two daughters. There's little time left to tend to his neglected backyard.Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick helps him turn the space into an Asian inspired oasis complete with a meditation deck, reflection pond and pergola-covered living area.

Wednesday
Jun 10
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Hillside Retreat

Siao & Gayle saw lots of potential when they moved into their hillside home 2 years ago. They've renovated much of the interior, but out back reminds them of a prison yard. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick plans to change all that by ditching the chain link fence in favor of a sleek wooden fence with embedded marbles. She'll also build them a cantilevered deck to expand the living space, and a vegetable garden made of stacked railroad ties that will double as a privacy fence.

Wednesday
Jun 10
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Lawn & Order

Lisset & Easley's yard has been taken over by their dogs, and landscape designer Sara Bendrick comes up with a plan to accommodate all members of their family. A lengthy dog run will prevent the yard from going to the dogs again, a cozy lounge area will give mom & dad a place to relax, and their kids will have their own hideaway with a fun play tent. Plus, the existing cracked patio gets a budget-friendly makeover.

Wednesday
Jun 10
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

Shady Hillside Retreat

Sean and Rebecca could see the potential in the backyard when they bought their hillside home, but after cleaning up the overgrown space they were stuck on what to do with it. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick anchors the rear of the lengthy yard with a deck and a tranquil water feature to draw people back. A custom fort and a shade garden will keep Sean and Rebecca's kids entertained, and a brick wall is converted into a bench. Salvaged bricks are used to create a barbecue station and a small patio.

Wednesday
Jun 10
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

A Backyard Fiesta

Michael & Asia have tried to modify their back yard to fit their needs, but the end result has failed to live up to their dreams. They bring in Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick to help them tackle the overgrown, underutilized space. Plans include adding a new seat wall, sprucing up their old hot tub with tile and a surrounding deck, building a customized gardening station, and tying the whole space together with bold colors and design.

Monday
Jun 22
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

The Root of the Problem

Alex & Ruth's backyard is overrun with roots, and the only place they have to hang out is on a tiny, oddly-shaped concrete pad. After bringing in heavy machinery to tackle the root problem, Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick creates an elegant space that features a sunken seating area & a dining area with retractable shades. A simple, inexpensive A-frame garden dresses up a concrete block wall, and a personalized fire pit area gives them plenty of space to entertain.

Monday
Jun 22
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Modern Simplicity

Jason & Nicole are self-proclaimed non-DIYer's, but they're willing to learn when Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick comes in to tackle their blank canvas of a yard. The cracked concrete patio will be replaced with a raised deck, and a new patio will be created using grass and concrete pavers. Other features include a raised sod bed and a pair of hammocks for lounging.

Monday
Jun 22
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 9

The Stairs to Nowhere

When Maggie and Michael found this house a year ago it was all about the location! They live in a prime area that's walking distance to tons of restaurants and cool boutique shops. What they gained from this spot they had to make up for in the house, so this couple has done a TON of renovating already, but the back yard is still a disaster. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick finds a way to turn their unique design style into an elegant entertaining space complete with a spacious deck for dining, and an intimate seating area centered around a grand fireplace.

Monday
Jun 22
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Hillside Retreat

Siao & Gayle saw lots of potential when they moved into their hillside home 2 years ago. They've renovated much of the interior, but out back reminds them of a prison yard. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick plans to change all that by ditching the chain link fence in favor of a sleek wooden fence with embedded marbles. She'll also build them a cantilevered deck to expand the living space, and a vegetable garden made of stacked railroad ties that will double as a privacy fence.

Monday
Jun 22
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 1

Disjointed Jungle

Wyatt & Shelly have renovated the entire inside of their early 1900's home, but they've been at a loss as to how to fix the multi-tiered safety hazard of a back yard. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick comes up with a plan to unify the disjointed yard by creating distinctive areas for playing & entertaining. The new space features a larger deck, a fire pit, and a bocce ball court.

Saturday
Jun 27
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

The Root of the Problem

Alex & Ruth's backyard is overrun with roots, and the only place they have to hang out is on a tiny, oddly-shaped concrete pad. After bringing in heavy machinery to tackle the root problem, Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick creates an elegant space that features a sunken seating area & a dining area with retractable shades. A simple, inexpensive A-frame garden dresses up a concrete block wall, and a personalized fire pit area gives them plenty of space to entertain.

Saturday
Jun 27
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 5

The Comfy Oasis

Jodi & her boyfriend Ryan have spent two years fixing up the interior of her house, but her mess of a backyard is too much for them to tackle on their own, so Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick comes in to clear out the clutter. She devises a plan to build a garden around an existing grapefruit tree using raised planter boxes. A new wooden pergola will cover an expanded dining patio, and a raised deck will be built around the existing hot tub. Mixed-material pathways will define the lawn, and a new fire pit area will be perfect for entertaining.

Saturday
Jun 27
12pm | 11c

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