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DIY Neem Oil Recipes for Plants

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Neem oil is a dual-purposed supplement for your plants: a pesticide and fungicide. Neem oil naturally has insecticidal properties and works on pests like tomato hornworms, corn earworms, aphids, whiteflies, and other common pests. It also helps you control fungi, including powdery mildew and fungal diseases, that grow on your plant foliage. For those of …

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Best Roof Melt to Get Rid of Snow and Ice in 2021

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Although icicles are beautiful symbols of the holiday season, they’re also a sign of trouble. If you have icicles hanging from your roof, you could experience one of two problems. First, your roof and gutters system could break. Shingles might break and cause a serious leak in your home. Second, someone could experience an injury …

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15 of the Most Unusual Outdoor Christmas Decorations in 2021

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Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year. Decorating the outside of our homes, a beloved tradition carried out by millions each holiday season. But, what if you broke away from the standard Santa Clauses, Snowmen, and other great outdoor Christmas decorations and opted for something a bit more… unusual? In this article, …

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DIY Vertical Garden with Pallets Designs and Ideas

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Vertical gardening is an amazing way to grow practically anything (well, besides shrubs and trees!) with very little cost sunk into it. Using pallets to build a vertical garden costs even less money and often takes less time. If you’ve got pallets at your disposal and limited space, these vertical gardens with pallets designs and ideas could …

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18 Super Cheap DIY Greenhouse Ideas for Your Garden

Greenhouses are one of the best garden updates to have for your plants. Unfortunately, they’re also quite pricey. Commissioning a functional greenhouse for your plants will cost you at least a few hundred dollars and even then, it might not be the design you were going for. But greenhouses don’t have to eat up your savings— …

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Here’s How I’m Planning to Celebrate Thanksgiving in My Backyard

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Holiday gatherings with family and friends are some of the most joyous times of the year. You get to surround yourself with love and stuff your face full of delicious food. Not to mention, make memories that can last a lifetime. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast like we are here at Backyard Boss, you’ll want …

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22 of the Best Halloween Wreath Ideas

SIt’s that time of year again – when Halloween, Day of the Dead, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and a general “harvest” theme decoration items hit the shelves at all your favorite shops. With all that stuff out there, though, I’ve personally found it difficult to find the right décor for my front patio space. I have to weed …

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