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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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 Backyard with a Garden

A backyard with a garden and pergola is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Black and Red Contemporary Back Yard Dining ARea

A backyard dining area with black wicker chairs are shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

Colorful Backyard Seating Area with Fire Pit

A eclectic backyard with a fire pit 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.

Canoe Turned Bench

An canoe is upcycled into a one-of-a-kind bench, 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 Backyard with a Brown Pergola

A backyard with a pergola over a bar and dining table 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.

Black and Red Contemporary Outdoor Dining Area

A contemporary backyard dining area with black wicker chairs is shown, as seen on DIY Network's I Hate My Yard.

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.

Wednesday
Apr 1
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

Thursday
Apr 16
2am | 1c
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 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 26
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 3
11pm | 10c
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 22
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Tuesday
May 24
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 11
8am | 7c
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 13
4:30am | 3:30c
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 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 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
Apr 25
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 19
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 18
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 25
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
Aug 1
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.

Wednesday
Aug 8
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.

Wednesday
Aug 15
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.

Wednesday
Aug 22
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 13

Entertaining Entrepreneurs

Marni and Jordan both work from home and their uninspiring backyard makes them want to stay indoors all the time. Landscape designer Sara Bendrick brings some much-needed style and function to the yard. An obnoxious red patio will be covered with elegant tile, a vertical vegetable wall will hide unsightly utilities, and rolling planters will provide easy access to the garage. Other features include a fire pit, a colorful sail shade, and a planted trellis.

Wednesday
Aug 22
8:30am | 7:30c

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