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      The Ultimate Backyard

      Perhaps you've finished your basement, renovated your kitchen and painted the dining room. What's left to "redevelop" at your house? The backyard!

      The trend for home living is moving outside. NBC 25 in conjunction with Home Depot, is creating the ultimate backyard. Starting Tuesday July 2 and running through mid-August, we'll be focusing on how you can do it. We'll start with the design process: how do you figure out what you want to do?

      We'll also build the hottest backyard addition right now: a pergola. We'll show you how easy it is to build a fire pit, benches, and planter boxes. All are easy projects that just need a little muscle. If you have the desire, we have the instructions.

      We'll have weekly links on this website. Plus we'll direct you to in-store demonstrations.

      If you really want to save money, you'll have to do-it-yourself. Hey free labor! (you).

      We'd love to see your project when you're finished. Send me a picture at

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