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Celebrate The End Of Summer With A Backyard Movie Party

Here are some great movies and the gear you’ll need to hold a backyard drive-in movie party to celebrate the end of summer with your kids.

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Yardwork Before Work? Why I Don’t Waste Weekends On My Lawn

I got a richer, greener, healthier lawn by spending a few minutes a week before work. That’s it. No stress, no full day efforts, just some simple yardwork before work.

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The 10 Yard Diet

Never mind the 100 mile diet, or eating local. If you really want to get down and be one with the earth, have a 10 yard diet and grow your own, here’s how I do it:

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On The Joys Of Backyard Camping

I suck at camping. My kids love it. So I camp for my kids. Our usual routine is a Father’s Day camping trip as it is safely away from the random snow and frost that…

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Trying To Grow Grass Anywhere With The #EZSeedChallenge

The latest installment of the #EZSeedChallenge has a chance for you to win a $300 Ikea gift card! Here’s how I said #IGrewIt and how you can too:

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How To Get Spring Gardening Ideas From Your Neighbours [+CONTEST]

The best ways to get gardening ideas that work is to wander your neighbourhood and see what houses near you are doing. You’ll be saying #IGrewIt in no time!

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I Grew It, I Really Grew It!

My challenge for the summer of 2015 was to learn how to be a gardener. I joined the Scotts Gro Crew, got some expert help and .. I Grew It!

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How To Pick Lettuce (And Other Beginner Gardening Lessons)

There is a best way to pick lettuce from your backyard garden to make sure you get it all season. Follow these how to pick lettuce tips and have more salad!

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8 Tips For Starting Your First Backyard Vegetable Garden

Here’s 8 simple tips to help you grow the best backyard vegetable garden. From plant selection to watering insight. Let’s grow it!

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How To Build A Raised Garden Bed

I’m taking my backyard vegetable garden seriously this year. In order to brag #IGrewIt, I learned how to build a raised garden bed. It was so easy!

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The Sound Of Summer In Slow Motion

Sprinklers, ice cream man, lawn mowers. Summer is here and the sound of summer is everywhere. I took some time to enjoy it in slow motion.

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A #GardenFail And Trying To Find My Inner Green Thumb

I’m trying to find my inner green thumb this year. Gardening with kids is a great way to get outside, connect with nature, and respect food. Will it be a #gardenfail? I hope not. Here’s how I plan to do it right:

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The Family Photos We Take Every Year

Do you have traditional family photos you take each year? We have a number that MUST be always be taken, but my favorite happens in our backyard party pool.

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The Truth About Child Labour

You know why people have kids? To have help. Child labour isn’t so terrible.

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