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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Neutral Outdoor Dining Area with Citrus Pillows

An outdoor dining area with with a large wooden table and citrus accessories is shown, 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.

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.

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 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.

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 Stone Waterfall

A gray stone waterfall is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Contemporary Neutral Backyard with Pergola

A contemporary patio with a brown pergola is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Blue Outdoor Chairs Stand Out Against a Neutral Deck

The pergola above the dining table acts as the centerpiece for the deck, as the bright blue dining chairs hold their own ground.

Season 1, Episode 9

Craftsman Extended

Peter and Leah have a 1920's Craftsman home that they've endeavored to restore to its original architectural integrity. But their back yard is another story it lacks character and privacy, and is completely overrun with weeds. They're overwhelmed by the big blank slate, but Landscape Designer Sarah Bendrick comes up with a plan to extend the architecture of the home into the back yard. A Craftsman-inspired outdoor entertaining area will feature a garden table and vinyl stained glass windows. New fencing and trees will wrap the yard to provide privacy, and the rest of the space will be filled with a drought-resistant plant palette. Finally, a bridge over a dry creek bed will lead to a play area complete with a swing and slide for Peter and Leah's son.

Thursday
Apr 16
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Thursday
Apr 16
11am | 10c
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.

Thursday
Apr 16
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Romantic Rustic Barnyard

Baron & Tenille need to upgrade their backyard to suit them, their two kids, and a trio of chickens. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick starts by modifying their existing shade structure to support a pair of hanging day beds to create a grand new entrance to the yard. She also creates a rustic dining area under their existing tree canopy, converts an old playhouse into a palatial chicken coop, and builds a tricked out custom play area for the kids.

Thursday
Apr 23
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 5

Adventure Zone

Sara conjures her inner child to create a family friendly space to play. For the kids, a plexiglass art easel and a truly organic balance beam. For the parents, a sophisticated seating nook and custom benches with a view.

Thursday
May 7
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 12

Industrial Outdoor Kitchen

Gary and Luiza are first time homeowners with big dreams for their fixer upper home. They've already knocked out a number of remodels in the past year, but their imagination runs dry when it comes to the barren, dusty backyard. Landscape Designer Sara Bendrick comes up with a low-maintenance plan for their yard that includes a concrete paver system as groundcover, and a water feature made from corrugated metal & basalt tile. A large pergola will shade a dining area and expansive outdoor kitchen.

Monday
May 18
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Monday
May 18
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Eco Surf Shack

Grace, Adam and their son, Zealand are an active family that love being outdoors and entertaining, but their backyard is ill suited for their needs. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick helps them create a space that both reflects their lifestyle and is kid-friendly. Plans include a yoga pavilion for Grace, an outdoor shower and cabana for Adam to clean off after surfing, a relaxing deck featuring a boat lounger, plus a planted pathway with raised veggie beds.

Wednesday
May 27
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

California Fusion

Arati and Matia's backyard is currently a rock hard dirt patch that has nothing in it but one lonely tree. Sara builds multiple interconnected entertaining zones including an outdoor theater, a large seating area surrounding a fire pit, a dining area, and a giant word game made from patio pavers.

Tuesday
Apr 26
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Tuesday
May 2
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 8

Concrete Overload

Kandice and TK consider themselves handy homeowners, but they have a backyard that is wall-to-wall concrete and they are completely overwhelmed. Scrapping every bit of concrete would be too expensive, so Landscape designer Sara Bendrick embraces it. A concrete block wall gets covered with stucco, sections of concrete are removed to add green space, and a raised deck covers up part of it. Other features include a grilling station and dining area.

Monday
May 15
8am | 7c
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.

Tuesday
May 16
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 12

Vintage Outdoors

Beth and Randy have a passion for both the outdoors and the 1920's, so landscape designer Sara Bendrick combines those two varied styles to create a funky, unique space. A grand, art deco inspired walkway will spill through the yard with a raised seating area anchoring the center. A basalt water wall along the fence will add a touch of tranquility. The rear of the yard will be transformed with a cozy seat bench wrapped around a natural fire pit, and they'll build a log leg table for dining.

Monday
Jun 12
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Jun 26
8am | 7c
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 28
8am | 7c
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
Jul 3
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 2

Green Thumb Undone

Sarah Bendrick rescues 2 homeowners from a dead and dying backyard. A patio, a barbecue island, and a shuffleboard table that doubles as extra dining space are just the beginning of their new outdoor dream space.

Wednesday
Jul 5
8am | 7c
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
Jul 10
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 3

Romantic Rustic Barnyard

Baron & Tenille need to upgrade their backyard to suit them, their two kids, and a trio of chickens. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick starts by modifying their existing shade structure to support a pair of hanging day beds to create a grand new entrance to the yard. She also creates a rustic dining area under their existing tree canopy, converts an old playhouse into a palatial chicken coop, and builds a tricked out custom play area for the kids.

Wednesday
Jul 12
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.

Monday
Jul 17
8am | 7c
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
Jul 19
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Jul 24
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 5

Adventure Zone

Sara conjures her inner child to create a family friendly space to play. For the kids, a plexiglass art easel and a truly organic balance beam. For the parents, a sophisticated seating nook and custom benches with a view.

Wednesday
Jul 26
8am | 7c

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