Danielle McLeod - Backyard Boss

37 Great Containers for Gardening: Ideas for Your Landscape

Cropped view of vertical garden.

No matter the size of your yard, container gardening can bring an element of interest and attention to detail to your landscape that might surprise you. Perfect for a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers, pots, and other containers can be placed in just about any area you desire. They add depth, height, texture, …

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Attracting Butterflies, Hummingbirds, and Other Pollinators

Close up shot of honey bee sipping nectar on yellow flower.

Your gardens are dependent upon pollinators to thrive just as much (or even more) than the hard work you put into them. Pollinators are a critical addition to plant survival and there are many ways you can support their lifecycle, attract them to your yard, and help provide them a safe haven so they can …

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What Are the Drawbacks of Solar Tube Lighting?

Solar tubes lighted on a ceiling.

Electric bills can get quite pricey, especially during the darker winter months. Plus, some indoor spaces can seem quite gloomy no matter what sort of lighting you provide. This often influences the installation of natural lighting solutions, skylights and solar tubes included. These types of windows are placed through the roof of your home and …

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