Garden

Eye of Sauron Fire Pit

$643.38 from Etsy »

I bet this fire pit knows some good ghost stories. What I didn't bet was that Sauron moved his Dark Tower to Canada, where he and his Evil Eye now mostly roast marshmallows and try to taunt Canadians into saying something...

Radius Garden Root Slayer Shovel

$48.73 from Amazon »

Root Slayer. For hacking off and digging up those stubborn roots in the backyard. I think my girlfriend has some hair dye called Root Slayer too. It serves a slightly different function than the shovel you see here. Both...

Modpools - Shipping Container Swimming Pools

$26,900 from Modpools »

Rather the seal him inside a shipping container bound for Abu Dhabi, why not fill that shipping container with water and let Odie dog paddle around inside it with you this summer? Dig up a big hole in your backyard, and...

NatureZap Weed Killer

$99 - $199 from Amazon »

The NatureZap series of weed-killing wands eliminates pests of the chlorophyll persuasion without the use of harmful chemicals, or harmful bends and twists of your lumbar spine. NatureZap combines a cocktail of Infrared...

Japanese Steel Pruning Shears

$64.95 from Amazon »

These Garden Elite Japanese steel pruning shears are a fun reminder that it's almost time for spring cleaning. And all the weeding, trimming, mowing, and mulching you'll get to spend 3 straight weekends, and many doses...

The Renegade Broom

$37 from Amazon »

The Renegade isn't likely to make cleanups and yard work more fun, but the thick arched bristles of this curved pull broom should give you more effective, and gratifying results...

Life Size King Cobra Snake Statue

$529 from Amazon »

King Cobra says, "Rise and shine, Cornelius!" And, "Welcome home, She-Ra: Princess of Power!" And, "Whatcha workin' on, Tom from IT?" And, "Hey there, Mama..." Nah. I won't Life Size King Cobra Snake Statue my mama...

Blake McFarland Tire Sculptures

And I thought using old tires for Cross-Fit training and Tough Mudder obstacle courses was a nice way to recycle. But when artist Blake McFarland hauls the landfill-bound tires he finds into his studio, he doesn't use...

Lay-Z-Spa Miami 4-Person Inflatable Hot Tub

$348.47 from Amazon »

It's winter, it's dark, football's almost over, I think it's time for a hot tub. To soak away my sorrows and boredom. And maybe deliver a little muscle therapy to that bit of my back I tweaked trying to grab my razor...

Kobi Autonomous Yard Work Robot

$3,999 from Kobi »

Kobi eats snow for breakfast! Kobi mows lawns with the stamina of a gamer sitting down to Gears of War 4 for the first time. Kobi sucks up leaves and spits them out like a piece of sushi that looks delicious on the plate...

Solo Stove Bonfire

$349.99 from Amazon »

Solo Stove's latest release, the Bonfire backyard firepit, is one of the hottest campaigns on Kickstarter right now. At printing it was flaming with over $200,000 in backer pledges, smoking its $15,000 funding goal and...

Suncast Wood & Resin Deck Box

$185.95 from Amazon »

As if the end of summer isn't depressing enough, now I have to figure out where to store all of my patio furniture cushions and floating pool bars for the winter. Since everyone thinks I'm the master of looking up crap...

The Softub

$3,595 - $5,195 from Softub »

Indoors, outdoors, on a dock in the middle of the river with a thatch roof on top. The Softub is the kind of hot tub that goes where and does what you tell it to. Without lip and without draining your wallet...

Land Shark Sculpture

Shark Week might excite, amaze, and terrify for 7 days, but the Land Shark lawn ornament will do it all. year. long. Tucson Artist Chris Crooks smiths his Great Whites of the back yard by hand from 16-gauge cold rolled...

Naiad Lawn Watering Robot

Blake Johnson developed the Naiad Lawn Watering Robot concept in 2009, when he was an industrial design student asked to "Identify a problem in yard care and design a product to solve the problem." In his research Johnson...

Star-Shaped Fruit & Veggie Grow Molds

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Be the star of the party. Show your patriotism on the 4th of July. Use these molds to grow some lemons and give yourself the gold star you never got from your teachers. (How's that for making lemonade, Mrs. Carlson?)...

LandShark Pound-In Landscape Edging

$12.97 - $17.97 from Amazon »

Obviously I know nothing about gardening or landscape designs...or doing anything with care and precision, really--but I do know that I like the look of this toothy edging. I also like that they use the words "LandShark"...

The Groundfridge

Bomb shelter? Underground fort? Not really. But Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek's Groundfridge is big enough for me to pop a squat inside and go all Jabba the Hutt chowing down on the 1,100 pounds food and drink she...

The Most Beautiful Composter in the World

$169.99 - $229.99 from Amazon »

Yes, that's right. The Most Beautiful Composter in the World! Envirocycle's all-in-one outdoor composting system won the title in a down-and-dirty competition, with unanimous votes from judges Mary Mary Quite Contrary...

Hose Hooker

$29.95 from Amazon »

You may not need a Hose Hooker every day, but, say, when bath time for Bonzo turns into spraying yourself in the face a few times and walking away from the sudsing just as wet and agitated as your dog is, the hands-free...

SOAK Wood-Fired Hot Tub

$3,875 from Ox + Monkey »

"SOAK" is Japanadian for "total body restoration." The BC-based design and fabrication firm Ox + Monkey designed...and fabricated their hot tub after the Japanese Ofuro, a deep soaking tub traditionally made of aromatic...

Decorpro Ion Fire Pit

$1,560.44 from Amazon »

I can't decide what to use Decorpro's Ion fire pit for first: 1) Making an offering to the gods of beer gut removal in time for shirtless season; 2) burning my 38 belts, XL T-shirts, and other bad beer gut juju; or 3)...

Clove Urban Balance Chair

$399.99 from Amazon »

April 15. Yes, it's tax day. But it's also a nice day to reflect on the best news ever: warm weather's a-comin'! And this year, I'm using my 2015 refund to deck out my deck for summer. New grill, new umbrella, a coupla...

Plant-A-Bar

Bloody Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With mixers, wells, and last call bells, and glass snifters all in a row...