Lawn care season is baack! We certainly aren’t complaining. The long days of sunshine and evenings on the patio are well worth a little bit of toil in the yard. For those who live in apartments or condos, mowing the lawn may be completely absent from your spring routine. However, if you do have a […]
A beautiful garden can add so much to your home. Tulips, pansies, and hyacinth add a pop of colour to your front lawn or backyard, and help fuel dreams of an early spring. Whether you love gardening as a hobby, tend to a prized vegetable garden that yields fresh and crunchy summer salads, or view […]
You’ve heard of libraries, but what about little free libraries? We love little libraries because they are fun, easy, and have a positive impact on their neighbourhood!
Although your indoor plants can last through the bitter winter months, the same is not true for your outdoor garden. The first few snowfalls are gorgeous, but eventually, that endless blanket of white can turn monotonous. If you’re looking to add some colour to your outdoor garden this year, try these plants that bloom in […]
With the arrival of fall comes the always beautiful canopy of colourful leaves. Watching the trees change colour is one of the things that makes this season so amazing. Radiant oranges, deep reds, and bright yellows make for gorgeous natural displays. However, cleaning up all those leaves when they litter your lawn is another matter entirely! […]
Gardening doesn’t have to be hard! Cut down on labour time, control pesky insects, and help your plants grow with these handy tips! Our favourite: use leftover water from steaming veggies to water your potted patio plants! (The “vegetable soup” helps them grow). See all 14 tips and tricks from Paul James here!
Summer is definitely here, which means it’s time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the long evenings! What better way to do that than by upgrading your outdoor space? I love the idea of this patio fire pit. Build one of your own, invite a few friends over, and unwind with a glass of wine and some s’mores! […]
Get the latest trends in patio, deck and backyard design with tips from HGTV.com experts. Source: Trends in Backyard Design: What’s Hot Now | Landscaping Ideas and Hardscape Design | HGTV
Outdoor areas are often the last to receive design attention, but they shouldn’t be — the landscape that surrounds your home is just as important as what’s in it! Whether it’s a manicured front lawn, stone-paved pathway or intricate garden design, landscapes benefit from the same attention to detail as any room in your house. […]