Tips and Guide - Backyard Boss

Everything You Need to Grow and Care for Peace Lilies

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There are hundreds of plants you can use to add style to your home or patio. However, one of the more popular options is the peace lily. It’s relatively easy to maintain and thrives in a variety of environments. Additionally, the plant has a unique appearance that matches a variety of decors. If you’re interested …

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How to Care for Bromeliads: Tips for Healthy Tropical Blooming Houseplants

the bromeliad or pineapple family, exotic beauty, leader in the design of home and office interiors

Bromeliads are an increasingly popular choice for urban jungles and indoor gardeners, thanks to their exotic shapes and colors and surprisingly uncomplicated care. Encompassing an entire family of plants ranging from popular “air plants” to commercial pineapple plants, the care and culture of bromeliads is both wide and varied. Whether you’re interested in bromeliads to …

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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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Where Does Black Pepper Come From? Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Peppercorns

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When it comes to adding some extra spice to your food, nothing really compares to black pepper. After salt, this is probably the most common spice used in the entire world. Black pepper is the result of grinding peppercorns, which are actually berries that come for a vine. It adds a rich and mildly-spiced flavor …

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Tips for Planting a Bee Garden at Home

Tips for Planting a Bee Garden at Home - a solitary bee house in the garden

Did you know that there are nearly 20,000 species of bees in the world? Often considered a nuisance, but truly one of the Earth’s most useful creatures, these insects are absolutely essential for environmental and agricultural purposes. With their capacity to pollinate and their ability to make ingredients and raw materials that are used over …

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How to Replace an Air Conditioner Run Capacitor

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Once summer hits certain parts of the country, an air conditioning unit is just as important to have as a furnace is in the winter. And just like a furnace, your air conditioner can stop working as efficiently as it should- all which point to a developing problem that will need immediate attention. Fortunately, many …

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