backyard vs back yard : Common Errors in English

About backyard vs back yard

The thing itself is a two-word phrase: you grow vegetables in your back yard. The adjective form that describes the location of something behind your house is a single word: you have a backyard vegetable garden.

backyard Meaning(s)

  • (n) the grounds in back of a house

backyard in News

  1. Backyard Wildlife Photo Contest now accepting entries

    Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival organizers are looking for contestants for their Backyard Wildlife Photo Contest
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Newton Citizen

  2. Backyard Brains Shows You How to Remote Control a Cockroach (Video)

    This is our second video starring Backyard Brains (Motto: "Neuroscience for Everyone!"). The first one was pretty lab-oriented, with a twitching roach leg here and there. This one has more roaches, with most of them crawling on command. Will the DoD see this and decide to make cockroach soldiers? Or roboroach bomb detectors and defusers? Or cockroach drone pilots? Anything's possible these days ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Slashdot

  3. Backyard Travel Release New Tour: Beijing & Tokyo Discovery

    Backyard Travel, Asia’s most innovative tour company, has released news of an extraordinary new multi-country trip which allows travelers the chance to enjoy the inspiring highlights of Beijing and Tokyo, led around the two magnificent capitals by expert local guides. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: PRWeb

back yard in News

  1. Taking back the yard: Dealing with invasive plants

    There’s nothing more frustrating for gardeners than discovering that their well-planned plots or rolling lawns have been infiltrated by invasive plant species, the perennial marauders of the back yard set. While many people panic and immediately start yanking or mowing the intruders when they first make their appearance, a gardening expert advises that it’s best to investigate the plant that’s ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Science Daily

  2. Brevard family spots bobcat in back yard

    A Brevard County family quickly snapped pictures of a bobcat over the weekend as it roamed around their back yard. [PHOTOS:  Bobcat found in back yard] Mary Sue Burch told Local 6 she first saw a smaller bobcat -- possibly a baby -- walking around a week ago. On Sunday, Burch saw the bigger bobcat in her yard on Halloran Street Southeast in Palm Bay. Burch managed to quickly get five pictures of ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Local 6 Orlando

  3. Back Yard Burger CEO likes challenge

    Restaurant-industry veteran David McDougall has added Back Yard Burgers to his list of turnaround projects.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: The Tennessean

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