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 Backyard with Rustic Bar

A backyard with a bar and dining area 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.

Backyard with Wood Benches

A backyard with a sitting area with wood benches 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.

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.

Contemporary Neutral Backyard with Pergola

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

Canoe Turned Bench

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

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.

Sunday
Apr 26
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Tuesday
May 5
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Tuesday
May 5
9am | 8c
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
May 5
11:30am | 10:30c
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 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
May 26
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

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

Yard Divided

Vartan and Susie have a decent size yard, but it's divided up and of little use to them as is. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick devises a plan to unify the space by removing trees and using cascading steps to connect a revamped dining patio and cozy new lounge area. Their kids will get their own play area with a custom-built fort, and the rest of the yard will be spruced up with circular concrete pavers, and a vertical garden at the rear of the house.

Friday
Jun 3
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Ocean Oasis

Jeff and Stacie have a million dollar view ? and a 20-dollar yard. It's all roots, rubble and a whole lotta dirt. With landscape designer Sara Bendrick's help, the homeowners are adding a huge slate patio, an easy to install outdoor kitchen, an elegant pergola, and plenty of greenery to turn the yard into a living space worthy of it's ocean view.

Tuesday
Jun 28
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
Jul 12
8am | 7c
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.

Friday
Aug 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
Sep 20
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 6

Mid-Century Lounge

Sara takes one backyard from junky to funky. Plans include a swanky cocktail lounge, a deck, seating and a bar.

Monday
May 1
8am | 7c
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 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
May 2
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Monday
May 8
8am | 7c
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
May 9
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 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
May 16
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 1, Episode 2

Fire & Wine

Since Nick and Janette moved into their home a year ago, they've completely avoided spending any time in their dirt and weed-filled back yard. Sara aims to change all that by turning the homeowner's barren backyard into the ultimate entertaining spot. Plans for the space include a gas fire pit, a sleek water feature, plus a kitchen and bar area loaded with the latest amenities.

Monday
May 22
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Monday
May 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Tuscan Hideaway

Keisha's back yard has exactly one asset a pool. But around it lies crumbling concrete, towering weeds and a pergola on the verge of collapse. Sara starts the makeover by repairing the concrete with an overlay, and upgrading the pergola with stone-clad posts. She adds a raised vegetable bed and fills the yard with Tuscan-inspired plants and features, including a stone fountain.

Tuesday
May 23
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Tuesday
May 23
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.

Tuesday
May 23
8:30am | 7:30c

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