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Genius Ways Your Backyard Can Give Back This Summer

Sunny days mean it’s time to throw open that back door and step in the great outdoors in your own backyard – but are you using your home’s outdoor space to its full potential? You already know that your backyard brings a lot of relaxation and fun to your life, but have you considered the other ways it could be giving back to the environment and your home? From planting pollinator flowers that feed the birds and bees to turning waste into resources, I’ve rounded up a few ways you can make the most of your backyard this (and every) summer.

Brian McCourt is a contractor, design expert and co-host of HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds.



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