May 21, 2007

The Ultimate Backyard Guide

checkerboard.jpgHome Depot has 24 projects for your backyard ranging from the commonplace (storage bench) to the truly bizarre (10’ square lawn checkerboard). The projects are separated into three categories; play, entertain, and retreat and are mostly one weekend affairs, with the notable exception of the putting green. We’re pretty impressed that Home Depot chose such a strange selection of projects and really hope that somewhere out there someone is in the first stages of building an outdoor puppet theater.

Read on to see a list of all the projects


  • Salad Garden
  • Firepit
  • Outdoor Theater
  • Mirrored Panel
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Mood Lighting
  • Pergola
  • Storage Bench


  • Putting Green
  • Puppet Theater
  • Kid’s Table
  • Checkerboard
  • Wildflower Garden
  • Ring Toss
  • Doghouse
  • Serving Cart


  • Daybed
  • Fountain
  • Garden Path
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Focal Point
  • See-Through Planter
  • Portable Trellis
  • Spa Retreat

To get more information on the projects (like how to actually do them), click here.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at May 21, 2007 7:56 PM


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