Cut Through the Dining Doldrums
FREE | 20 Recipes for Simple Dining Book

Eating simple, healthy meals doesn't have to be boring. No more plain baked chicken and plain salad.

Plan a Drought-Resistant Garden

This garden design provides captivating colour for any hot spot – and retains structural interest throughout the seasons. Here's how...

Bitter Cherry

From the coast to the Rockies, this native cherry is a magnet for birds and a vision in the garden.

Everlasting summer in a Salt Spring garden

This Salt Spring Island dried-flower and herb farm is one of the many gardens in British Columbia where a couple...

Food & Drink
Make Horseradish Salmon with Eggplant

Salmon: • 2 cups (500 mL) julienned fresh salmon fillet • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) horseradish, prepared • 1⁄4 cup...

Worms for the Garden

A sure sign of healthy soil is an abundance of worms. Learn about the benefits of worms in the garden...

Compost Soil Thermometer

Those making compost often wonder how they'll know when the pile is hot enough to properly compost the material and...

Cut-and-Come-Again Edibles

These garden space savers offer harvest after harvest of delicious leafy greens and are suitable for a container or basket.


Spotlight on two coneflowers: Echinacea purpurea ‘Doubledecker’ and Echinacea ‘Mango Meadowbrite’.

Salad Days

Originating in southern France (the name is based on the French word mesclar, ‘to mix’), mesclun is a mixture of...

Spider Lily

The flower of this summer bulb looks like a white daffodil with six long, spider leg-like extensions growing out of...

Tropical Garden Paradise

It really is “a jungle out there” and no one knows that better than Gerry and FranCeen Herron. When the...

Cheerful Chickadees

t’s a spectacular day in May when a brilliant Western tanager arrives in your garden to feed and rest on...

Garden Makeover: Creating a Multi-level Garden

Transforming a multi-level woodland garden involved adding a stone pathway.

Ostrich Fern

Ostrich fern loves an organic soil in dappled shade, so if you have a dark corner in your garden you...

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

In some gardens featuring plants grown by the early settlers, flowers such as poppies and marigolds have precedence in front...

Mow your lawn safely

Tips to reduce headaches, backaches, accidents and other lawn mower foul-ups.

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