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Welcome to YardShare! We are a community of DIY homeowners and landscaping experts who share our yards to inspire others. Shared yards include landscaping ideas, garden ideas, and design ideas for many other features such as outdoor kitchens, decks, and fountains.

We hope you enjoy what you find and it inspires your own yard projects. Start by browsing yard photos for ideas and reading our yard ideas blog, then consider sharing your yard to inspire others!

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These are yards with pictures that have been voted on by our members and are featured by YardShare staff. Also check out our most inspirational yards.

Yard Ideas

  • Outdoor Kitchens: Steel Studs or Concrete Blocks?

    Anyone who has ever contemplated constructing their own outdoor kitchen knows there is a long list of ingredients to consider. But while it’s easy to get caught up in the fun decisions like grill size, bun warmers, and beer taps, there’s a fundamental issue that has to be dealt with first: How will you build the darn thing??? Read More
  • Springtime Yard Spruce-Up

    Spring is just around the corner. How far around the corner depends on countless celestial and meteorological factors, plus, of course, whatever a certain furry resident of Punxsutawney, PA had to say about it this year. (Fun fact: Phil has predicted correctly only about 39% of the time since 1887. So you may not want to take him to the track and let him pick the ponies for you. Just sayin’.) Large rodent shadows notwithstanding, spring is, in fact, coming. I know you’re ready. But is your landscape? Read More
  • Container Gardening: Not Just for African Violets Any More

    Let's face it. There are times when you've just got to have a container for your precious plants. Some of us use them in an attempt to keep invasive (but attractive) alien plants in check; some of us turn to containers from lack of space or ground; and some of us just plain make container gardening glamorous. Read More
  • Introduction to Yard Ideas

    I know what you're thinking! "Just another landscaping blog, right?" Wrong...sort of. Yard Ideas is not going to be a place where I sit here on my pedestal as the YardShare founder, passing along super important advice for how you should manage your yards. Nope…the theme of YardShare has always been Knocking Down Fences. We are a community, of which I am a member, just like you. So Yard Ideas will not only be my ideas, but your ideas! Read More

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Recent Comments

  • Treasured Earth: Can you give me a list of materials for the pergola? What is the wood type? Is there a kit available? Thank you. Wayne Hoose-House
  • Hi Bryan. Great design and finish. I'm getting a bbq grill insert like this built next week but I'm now unsure about my design. Lots of people build with a wood or metal frame. I didn't plan for this. Did you just sit the grill on the blocks? Any advice appreciated. Glyn
  • To cinderella9705. Thanks for your comments. I just posted a video on the Yardshare:Knocking Down Fences page on Facebook that should answer all of your questions. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/ellie.gilbert.7/videos/o.105437019501603/1147805728595792/?type=2&theater&notif_t=video_processed&notif_id=1468712471781434
  • What a beautiful yard and all of your love and hard work shows through. We have a similar looking barren hill in our backyard. Can you give me tips? What steps did you take to prepare the hill for planting?