DIY Garden/Outdoor Guides and Projects

DIY Garden and Outdoor Guides. Garden, Outdoor and landscaping related DIY tips, advice, how-to’s and articles. From Shed Roofs to Garden Ponds.

Exterior DIY Checklist


– Shed Security
– Guide to Garden Sheds
– Replacing Shed Roof Felt
– Patching Shed Roof Felt
– Flat Roofing Materials – NEW!
Polycarbonate Roofing Sheets – NEW!


DIY Flood Prevention – NEW!
Installing a Water Butt – NEW!

How to Fit Guttering – NEW!
– Blocked Stacks and Gullies
Unblocking a Drain
– Unblocking a Downpipe
– Repairing Leaking Gutter Joints
– Treating Rusted Metal Gutters
– Your Rainwater Drainage System

Paths, Driveways and Patios

Laying a Patio – NEW!
Building a Paver Path – NEW!
Tools for Creating a Sub-Base
– Building a Concrete Driveway
– Laying a Concrete Pad
– Laying a Gravel Path

Garden Structures

Building a Brick Barbecue – NEW!
Building a Retaining Wall with Railway Sleepers
Preparing Galvanized Steel for Painting
– Erecting Wooden Panel Fencing
– Anchoring Posts with Concrete – NEW!
– Laying Garden Wall Foundations

Cleaning and Sealing Decking – NEW!
How to Install Decking
Building Ground-Level Decking
Installing a Pond
Creating a Raised Bed


– Laying Turf Correctly

Creating Curb Appeal
Garden Pests
Plant For Life