Danielle McLeod - Backyard Boss

Crocodile Fern Guide: Caring for a Microsorum Musifolium Plant

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There is a large array of tropical houseplants you can choose from to help brighten up those dark corners and add texture and color throughout your living area. Unfortunately, most people only pick and choose from a few offered species and leave out unique options. The Crocodile Fern is one such plant, and unlike its …

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Best Charcoal Grills: Durable Options for Outdoor Cooking

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A good, dependable grill is a must-have item for backyard parties, cookouts and family fun. Charcoal grills offer versatility in cooking, impart that delicious smoky flavor, and can be an affordable choice for your outdoor fun. The best charcoal grills hold heat for slow, low-temperature cooking, can burn hot for quick high-heat cooking, and provide easy-to-use …

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Umbrella Tree Guide: How to Take Care of the Shefflera Plant

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BY HELEN LEWIS AND DANI GALLAGHER The umbrella tree is an indoor tree that looks great in most homes. Schefflera plants are known for their gorgeous foliage, resilience, and easy care. It’s no wonder that they are one of the most popular house plants. A lot of varieties fall under the Schefflera family, including umbrella …

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38 Garage Storage Ideas to Clear Up Your Clutter

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Garages have a tendency to become cluttered quickly. It doesn’t take long for stored items to pile up and take over any workspace you may have once had. Not only is a cluttered garage frustrating to look at, it can also become a breeding ground for unwanted critters such as mice, spiders, and insects that prefer …

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130 Halloween Ideas to Inspire a Haunting Good Time

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The Autumnal Equinox has come and gone, and no matter how warm it may still be where you live (it’s been in the 90’s here in Southeastern NM!)- thoughts are turning to the one night you where you can be anything you want and people give you candy for it. I have fond remembrances of …

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Gas vs Electric vs Charcoal Grills: Which Is the Right BBQ for You?

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Whether you already own a grill, are looking to replace a grill, or want another cooking option, a new grill is an investment that should be considered carefully. There are endless options, but to find the right grill for you, you first have to decide: gas, electric, or charcoal? We’ve broken down the pros and …

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Maintenance 101: How to Store a Grill for Winter

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It’s time to start thinking about winter storage. Plummeting temperatures and increased precipitation can wreak havoc on your grill surface over time, and the lack of use over prolonged periods of time can invite critters of various shapes and sizes into its interior. If you don’t plan on using your grill through the winter, you …

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