LOS ANGELES (CBS) — If you can describe your backyard in less than five words (“well, we have a couple of bushes”) you might have what could nicely be described as a “blah” backyard.

Okay, we’re being kind.

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Your backyard sucks! Big time!

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Fortunately, Justin Cave from HGTV (and if you have to ask what HGTV is…your backyard SURELY sucks!) was an in-studio guest on the KCAL 9 News at Noon Thursday to offer tips on how to spice up your outdoor space.

Cave (is that not the perfect name for an outdoor show host?)  knows how to take a garden from “blah” to “rah.”

Plus, his tips are easy, affordable and he’ll let you know how to pick the most vibrant plants.

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For more information about Justin Cave (incidentally, the new host of “Ground Breakers”), click on the following link: http://www.hgtv.com/ground-breakers/show/index.html