The spring season can be a busy time for homeowners. The warmer weather provides for the perfect oportunity to spruce up a home’s exterior walls, decking, and patios, and to prepare lawns, gardens, and other outdoor spaces for summertime cookouts and backyard parties. Consumer Reports’ expert advice on outdoor power equipment, and lawn and yard care, and shopping tips for gas grills can help.


Last Updated: May 12, 2021