backyard vs back yard :

backyard or 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.

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  • n  the grounds in back of a house
News & Articles

  • Backyard Sinkhole Keeps Greece Family On Edge
    Greece, N.Y. - An uncut lawn or a few branches on the patio aren't what's keeping one Greece family leary about being in their backyard.
    June 15, 2013 - 13WHAM Rochester
  • Backyard coops provide urban respite, generate cackling at city halls
    Backyard chicken farming arrived in Maine cities about five years ago, when communities from South Portland to Bangor debated whether to allow the practice in urban settings.
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Press Herald
  • Backyard Travel Releases New Tour: Journey Chiang Mai to Kengtung Myanmar
    Backyard Travel, Asia’s most innovative tour company, has today released news of a new multi-country trip taking travelers through North Thailand and East Myanmar, visiting some of the most fascinating rural areas of Southeast Asia, allowing numerous insider-experiences of lesser seen regions. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Science Daily
  • 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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - Local 6 Orlando
  • Back Yard Burger CEO likes challenge
    Restaurant-industry veteran David McDougall has added Back Yard Burgers to his list of turnaround projects.
    June 9, 2013 - The Tennessean