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How to Harvest and Collect Rainwater

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If you want to save money, save resources, and save the planet, you should try harvesting rainwater. It’s fairly simple to set up a system, especially when you have a comprehensive guide like this one to lead the way! This guide includes information on the benefits of rainwater collection, where collecting rainwater is legal, and …

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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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A Gardener’s Guide to What to Plant (and Harvest) this Fall

A Guide to What to Plant in the Fall

Spring gets all the new garden love, but Fall means new planting opportunities. The season brings forth perfect cultivation opportunities, especially for vegetables and all those early bloomers we appreciate come March. If you have the harvest season’s garden on your mind (and you should!), you’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up all the …

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How Long Does Food Keep in the Pantry – Pantry Storage

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Whether it’s the dreaded time of the month where you have to clean out the fridge, or you just happened upon some food you had previously forgotten about, the question has likely entered your head, “Can I still eat it?” This comprehensive guide will answer that question and more, with the expiration dates of numerous …

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What to Do When Your Snow Blower Won’t Start

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Nothing is worse than getting set to clear freshly fallen snow only to find that your snow blower won’t fire up or properly throw the snow. Even if you regularly service your machine, at least every other year, the occasional glitch is unavoidable. At Backyard Boss, we are winter machinery authorities; we’ve tested and reviewed …

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