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Top 100 Hardscaping Projects

  1. 31. Outsmarting the Outdoors (00:01:52)

    These outdoor kitchens have features that help them outsmart the elements.

  2. 32. How to Stamp and Color Concrete Steppers

    Concrete doesn't have to look like a sidewalk – it's actually one of the most versatile building materials.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 33. How to Plan Outdoor Landscape Lighting

    Lighting is all about mood. You can change your home's mood with the flick of a switch.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 34. Fire Pits With Style (03:15)

    A gas- or wood-burning fire pit can quickly become the heart of a backyard.

  5. 35. Dramatic Fire Fountain (01:28)

    Fire fountains combine fire and water in one mesmerizing focal point.

  6. 36. How to Build a Bordered Gravel Patio

    This posh patio bordered with and filled with gravel is moderately challenging to build, but easy to maintain and a snap to change to a...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 37. How to Update a Stone Walkway

    Replacing a simple stone path with a sturdy flagstone walkway will enhance any landscape and last for years.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 38. How to Build a Gate

    A wood picket gate is a beautiful addition to any yard.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 39. How to Build a Block Retaining Wall

    Self-stacking concrete blocks make building a sturdy retaining wall a much simpler DIY project.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 40. Tips for Planning Garden Beds (00:01:54)

    See how carefully planned planter beds make a big impact on curb appeal.

  11. 41. Mosaic Garden Stepping Stone

    DIY experts show how to make a mosaic stepping stone to add a creative touch to the garden.

  12. 42. Cedar Deck With Hot Tub (00:02:09)

    This cedar deck with a hot tub adds some $35,000 in value to the home.

  13. 43. Floating Decks (00:01:06)

    The crew builds a pair of decks that appear to float above a manmade creek.

  14. 44. Fireplaces for Outdoor Living (01:54)

    Outdoor fireplaces can be gigantic custom-made structures or easy DIY kits.

  15. 45. Building a Stone Paver Patio

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on building a stone paver patio.

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    Difficulty:
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