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.

Fantastic Dieramas

Apart from the pleasure of their presence, other benefits birds confer on us sometimes go unremarked – until one comes...

A potted hyacinth for winter

Nothing beats the fresh spring-like fragrance of a hyacinth in winter.

Ornamental grasses: Chasmanthium latifolium

While many ornamental grasses are great for fresh or dried arrangements, Chasmanthium latifolium is among the best.

Maximizing Root Vegetable Crops

Soil for root crops should be light with good drainage. If your soil is heavy, consider shorter-growing cultivars when purchasing...

Plant a Shade and Sun Border

Iris sibirica ‘Butter and Sugar’; right: Penstemon ‘Sour Grapes’; left: Hosta ‘Minuteman’

A Drift of Thrift

Near the beginning of the alphabet you will likely encounter a reliable and colourful native, the sea-pink, or thrift (Armeria...

Made for the Shade: Shade-loving Plants

David Tarrant offers his favourite shrubs and perennials to enhance those shady areas of your home garden.

Rhodos Rediscovered

However, had he wandered into the village and chanced upon the property owned by George Fraser, he would likely have...

Join a Garden Club!

There are over 130 clubs in B.C., ranging from a focus on specific plants to general gardening. For information, contact...

Those wonderful wasps in your garden

Gardeners know the benefits of bees pollinating flowers and improving fruit crops, but many neglect their cousins, the wasps, who...

Native BC Plants and Your Garden

Want to learn more about incorporating native species into your garden? This handy Q&A offers a good primer on water...

Julie’s Clematis Picks

A couple of maxims immediately spring to mind when the subject turns to clematis; the first, “head in the sun,

Stalwart Perennials for Low Maintenance

“Plant three plants instead of one,” Julie advises. This approach not only creates more impact in a large space but...

English Country Meets West Coast

For 12 years, the Southlands property of gardener Julie Lane Gay and her husband, Craig, has been in the business...

Stop and smell… a hyacinth

From January to March potted hyacinths are available in all their colours: pink, blue, purple, white and more recently a...

Make a red-hot wreath

How to make a non-traditional wreath using hot chili peppers for a long-lasting effect. (In fact, the wreath gets more...

Copyright © Canada Wide Media Limited. All Rights Reserved
230, 4321 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6S7, 604-299-7311
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy