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13 Things You May Not Be Allowed to Do in Your Backyard

A man's -- or woman's -- home is their castle, correct? Well … sometimes. Although you might think you have the right to do whatever you want in the privacy of your backyard, your local government m…

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Gray Water Systems: Good Idea or Bad Mistake?

By Carl Seville, Networx Most of us realize that water is a scarce resource and are looking for ways to use less of it in our homes. We need water to drink, for cooking, cleaning, flushing toilet…

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Save Water and Time in Your Yard

Annie was so inspired by this good synopsis of water-saving techniques that she is planning to try two this summer: To shrink her lawn and to start collecting rain in a rain barrel. She loves the ide…

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