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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.
Season 2, Episode 8

Rustic Tuscan

Omid & Ali love their tree-lined neighborhood but their backyard is seriously blah. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick makes over their yard with a Rustic Tuscan theme, incorporating a water feature, grape vines winding around a cool trellis made of rebar, and several intimate seating areas. She'll also build them a kitchen & dining area complete with a pizza oven.

Saturday
Apr 4
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Family Friendly Fixer

Deb & David grew up in the area where they recently purchased their family home. Their yard is currently a holding area for kid's toys, and has zero shade. They have a tight budget of $18,000, but Landscape designer Sara Bendrick works with their existing features to stretch the budget. The existing concrete pad will be cut back, and a dining area with a shaded pergola added on top of it. A custom-built deck will wrap around an existing tree and include a day bed, and their children will have plenty of play space on the lush new lawn and in a customized sandbox.

Saturday
Apr 4
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 7

Man Of Honor

Brother and Sister team, Shawn and Jade, lived in over 30 homes growing up & watched their contractor father flip houses. Now, Shawn is the proud owner of his first place and he's been putting his skills to work on the inside, but the mess outside seems daunting. Shawn wants to host an outdoor bridal shower for Jade so he calls on Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick to whip the yard into shape. Plans include an outdoor movie theater complete with a sunken seating area, a walk-through gazebo, and a standing lounge & bar.

Tuesday
Apr 7
6pm | 5c
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.

Thursday
Apr 16
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 1

Overgrown & Underused

Erica and Jeff have an overgrown mess of a backyard and no clue how to tackle it. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick wipes the slate clean and builds a raised deck, featuring a built-in hot tub, a cozy hammock, and personalized planters. Stained concrete pavers lead to a pair of lounging areas in the corners of the yard, featuring fire and water as focal points.

Wednesday
Jun 10
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 8

Rustic Tuscan

Omid & Ali love their tree-lined neighborhood but their backyard is seriously blah. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick makes over their yard with a Rustic Tuscan theme, incorporating a water feature, grape vines winding around a cool trellis made of rebar, and several intimate seating areas. She'll also build them a kitchen & dining area complete with a pizza oven.

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

A Little Bit of Whimsy

Jen & Jeff moved to a woodsy neighborhood cottage a year ago and spent a lot of time & energy renovating the interior. But their dangerous disaster of a backyard is too much for them to deal with so they call in Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick. After the safety hazards in the yard are dealt with, the deck will be extended to make the side yard more usable, and a pergola-covered dining area will be added. A separate seating area with a relaxing fountain will anchor one corner of the yard, and in the other, an unused shed will be converted into a playhouse complete with a climbing wall for their young son to enjoy.

Monday
Jun 22
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Out-of-Control Orchids

Joseph & Rowena purchased their home from Rowena's parents 9 years ago. They love the house, but with their purchase they inherited hundreds of potted orchids that belonged to Rowena's mom and they overwhelm the yard. They'd love to find a way to incorporate some of them so they call on Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick for help. An elegant living wall of orchids will surround a dining area, and a few more orchids will live inside a seating lounge surrounding a bold concrete fire pit. Additional features include a large koi pond and hanging planter made from an old pallet.

Saturday
Jun 27
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Cape Cod Meets West Coast

Rhoyge and Priscilla have a disjointed back yard that makes it difficult for their whole family to hang out together. To combat that, Sara decides to move their dining and grilling area closer to the pool. She takes advantage of a giant slope and builds a waterfall that cascades down into a pond. A deck featuring a fire pit and an in ground trampoline completes this family-friendly transformation.

Tuesday
Apr 12
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 12
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 13

Family Friendly Fixer

Deb & David grew up in the area where they recently purchased their family home. Their yard is currently a holding area for kid's toys, and has zero shade. They have a tight budget of $18,000, but Landscape designer Sara Bendrick works with their existing features to stretch the budget. The existing concrete pad will be cut back, and a dining area with a shaded pergola added on top of it. A custom-built deck will wrap around an existing tree and include a day bed, and their children will have plenty of play space on the lush new lawn and in a customized sandbox.

Tuesday
Jun 21
8am | 7c
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.

Tuesday
Jul 19
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 8

Rustic Tuscan

Omid & Ali love their tree-lined neighborhood but their backyard is seriously blah. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick makes over their yard with a Rustic Tuscan theme, incorporating a water feature, grape vines winding around a cool trellis made of rebar, and several intimate seating areas. She'll also build them a kitchen & dining area complete with a pizza oven.

Tuesday
Aug 16
8am | 7c

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