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An Outdoor Lounge for the Grownups

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Neglected and Underutilized

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Cozy and Warm in the Outdoors

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Dinner Is Served

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Made In the Shade

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Contemporary and Entertaining

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Downtrodden and Dilapidated

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Colorful Accents

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Glass and Fire

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Upscale Outdoor Kitchen

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Fishy Feature

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Uninviting and Cluttered

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Pergola Paradise

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Dinner With Friends

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Suitable for Conversation

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Stone Creek Bed

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Best Days Ahead

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Barren and Boring

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Pendant Lights and Pavers

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Hip and Funky Fire

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Ceramic Water Pedestal

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Floating Deck with Shade

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Undefined Space

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Space Redefined

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Private Dining

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Around the Fire

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A Theater in the Backyard?

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Stark and Bare

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Fire and Water

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The Definitive Hang-Out

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Wasted Potential

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Beautiful Barbecue Island

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Game On!

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Wood, Water and Steel

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For the Game

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Time for a Change

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Ugly and Empty

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Ledgestone Panels

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Smell of Firewood

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Fall Pond and Dry Creek Beds

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DIY Outdoor Furniture Projects

Need more seating for your outdoor space? We've got some easy and budget-friendly projects for patio and deck furniture. 

MEET THE HOST

Chris Lambton

A professional landscaper and fan favorite on ABC's "The Bachelorette," Chris transforms neglected backyards alongside his wife, Peyton. 

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About the 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 Chris Lambton waits at stores looking for the perfect weekend warriors who could definitely use his help. Once he finds his target, Chris and his team follow the surprised shoppers home and completely transform their yards.

Episodes

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Monday
Aug 24

8:30pm | 7:30c

Season 14, Episode 8

Urban Bar Hangout

Monday
Aug 24

9pm | 8c

Season 14, Episode 9

Beachy Outdoor Kitchen

Monday
Aug 24

10pm | 9c

Season 14, Episode 10

Modern Splash Bar

Monday
Aug 24

10:30pm | 9:30c

Season 14, Episode 8

Urban Bar Hangout

Tuesday
Aug 25

12am | 11c

Season 14, Episode 9

Beachy Outdoor Kitchen

Tuesday
Aug 25

1am | 12c

Season 14, Episode 10

Modern Splash Bar

Tuesday
Aug 25

1:30am | 12:30c

Season 14, Episode 6

Rustic Romantic Haven

Tuesday
Aug 25

3am | 2c

Tuesday
Aug 25

3:30am | 2:30c

Season 12, Episode 13

Vintage Hillside

A back yard with an ugly steep hillside gets some character when a pergola topped with laser cut metal panels is added, along with an elevated patio that houses a vintage inspired fire pit. In addition, the desolate hill is transformed into a lush area with large trees, grasses and colorful annuals. A water fall cascades down the hillside from a couple antique oil jugs and a dining area and new smoker with custom surround are added.

Sunday
Aug 30

7am | 6c

Season 11, Episode 7

Napa Valley Tuscan Transformation

A young Napa Valley couple is drowning in weeds, struggling to gain control of their overgrown backyard. So far, the best they've done is used a corner as a makeshift car workshop, under a shade structure that could cave in at any moment. Matt Blashaw offers to help them transform this mess into a gorgeous, private wine country inspired backyard retreat. Projects include a gorgeous wall of privacy panels complete with custom metal medallions, Tuscan inspired do it yourself table and benches, and stamped concrete patios and pathways. Matt's design features a new fire pit, a pond with boulder waterfall, and Tuscan inspired plantings including large and dwarf olive trees. This couple is ready to make it happen in two days. But first, they'll have to move dozens of car parts out of the way.

Sunday
Aug 30

7:30am | 6:30c

Season 11, Episode 8

Shady Doghouse

This veterinary homeowner has let her yard go to the dogs. Matt Blashaw and his crew transform this yard into an adult lounge loaded with concrete benches, redwood privacy walls, a colorful stucco accent wall, wooden tile flooring, a modern redwood pergola with metal hanging chairs, a custom contemporary doghouse, large shade sail and low maintenance pet friendly plants and grass for the furry friends.

Sunday
Aug 30

8am | 7c

Season 11, Episode 9

Barn Meets Backyard

This couple's small yard desperately needs Matt's help. Their dogs have taken it over & the space has become a dumping ground. Matt clears everything out then builds a raised deck off the back door with a barn inspired metal privacy screen complete with planted horse troughs, stairs down to a concrete patio with shade structure and space for a barbecue, dining area and kegorator. These motorcycle enthusiasts also receive a one of a kind water feature. Finally, a separate deck ramp & dog run are added to separate the pets from the people.

Sunday
Aug 30

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 13, Episode 13

California Casual

Monday
Aug 31

9am | 8c

Season 13, Episode 12

Beefy Outdoor Pit Chairs

Monday
Aug 31

9:30am | 8:30c

Season 14, Episode 11

Modern Rustica Outdoor Dining

Monday
Aug 31

7pm | 6c

Season 14, Episode 12

Rustic Party Gras

Monday
Aug 31

7:30pm | 6:30c

Monday
Aug 31

8pm | 7c

Season 14, Episode 2

Vintage Chic

Monday
Aug 31

8:30pm | 7:30c

Monday
Aug 31

9pm | 8c

Tuesday
Sep 1

12am | 11c

Tuesday
Sep 1

3am | 2c

Season 14, Episode 2

Vintage Chic

Tuesday
Sep 1

3:30am | 2:30c

Season 13, Episode 7

Contemporary Bi-level Patio

Wednesday
Sep 2

9am | 8c

Season 13, Episode 8

Woodsy Hideaway

Wednesday
Sep 2

9:30am | 8:30c

Season 13, Episode 10

Funky Food and Music Lounge

Wednesday
Sep 2

10am | 9c

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