Guides - Backyard Boss

A Comprehensive Planting and Care Guide for Rhododendrons

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Rhododendrons offer blossoms popping out in orange, yellow, deep wine red, vibrant crimson, pale pink, or deep shades of purple and pink. The tubular, funnel, or bell-shaped flowers are only part of the beautiful package in these stunning plants that grow natively around the world. The rich greenery comes in shades from pale green to …

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Houseplant Care 101: A Simple Guide to Keeping Your Indoor Plants Alive

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Keeping houseplants has real-world benefits, including improving your indoor air quality and boosting your productivity and mood. But the task of keeping a plant alive can be daunting for new indoor gardeners, or for those encountering a particular indoor plant for the first time. To help you keep that pollution-scrubbing, brain-bolstering baby plant alive, we’ve …

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House Plant Shopping: The Best Online Retailers for Indoor Gardeners

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It has never been easier to buy house plants without ever having to leave your house! You can stay planted in your favorite armchair while ordering quality plants right to your front door. Not all house plant sites are created equal though, which is why we have created this handy guide to help you weed through …

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The Best Indoor House Plants: Easy Plants for Your Home

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From Instagram to Pinterest to YouTube, it seems everywhere you look a beautiful indoor garden is thriving in someone else’s home. If you’re ready to join the fray but worry you’ll be a bad plant parent, then you’ve come to the right place. You don’t need to be a green thumb—or even enjoy the color …

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Staghorn Fern Guide: How to Care for a Platycerium Plant

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Few houseplants are as interesting or genuinely easy to care for as the staghorn fern. This unique houseplant is both art and greenery, thanks to its flexible care requirements. Whether you’re ready to get started or have a whole house full of thriving staghorn ferns, you’re in the right place. We’ve gathered up the best …

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42 of the Best Christmas Light Displays in the United States

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Do you love the bright lights and intricate displays of Christmas? If so, you should make it a habit to explore some of the best Christmas light displays in the country. Whether you travel ten hours or ten minutes to see a display, you won’t be disappointed. Check out one of these displays for a …

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