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A Complete Guide to Home Maintenance

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Keeping up with annual chores can be daunting if you don’t have an organized action plan. Since maintenance is ongoing, it’s easy to get lost or fall behind schedule. However, regular home maintenance will protect your wallet from costly repairs in the future. To make life easier, we’ve created an easy-to-follow monthly task list so …

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How to Build an Epic Snow Fort: 5 Pro-Tips for Optimum Construction

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Most of the Backyard Boss staff live in colder regions. Collectively, we’ve got about a hundred years’ worth of snow-fort building experience. Epic snow fort building skills allow for the highest level of bragging rights, and frankly, we’ve got ’em. If you’re looking to level up your snow fort building game this winter, these construction …

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51 Awesome Backyard Pool Designs & Ideas: #23 is So Cool!

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Lounging by the pool and taking a nice dip now and then can really make summer the best part of the year. Of course, it’s not often anymore that you find a plain, rectangular pool in the backyard. Most backyards have been designed around more interesting pool ideas. If you’re looking to dress up your …

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Everything You Need to Know About Edible Flowers and Plants

Everything You Should Know About Edible Plants & Flowers

Many flowers can be safely incorporated into cakes, salads, cocktails, or various other recipes. Below you’ll find a giant list of edible flowers that you can grow in your own garden or purchase for recipes. Many times you’ll just be using flower buds for a pop of color, but they can also enhance flavor of …

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42 Stunning Garden Bed Edging Ideas That You Need To See

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If you are anything like me, when you see empty yard space, you see the garden potential. And depending on what your plans are concerning flower, stone, or vegetable garden beds, you probably have a preliminary idea of how you want your garden edging to look once it’s finished. Picking out plants is the easy part, …

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Ultimate Play Time: 36 Outside-of-the-Box Backyard Play Sets

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Tired of lugging your kids all the way to the playground just so they can play for a while? Think about all of that unused space just sitting there in your back or front yard. In fact, you wouldn’t really need much space at all to set up a playset for the little guys. You’ll …

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