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.

Mow your lawn safely

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

Heat-resistant Plants: Sedum and Sempervivum

Long hours of sun reflecting off the south side of a house can make it a challenging location for putting...

Drought-resistant Plants

A dozen ways to beat the heat, plus the secret to keeping drought lovers alive through the long, wet winter.

Tips from our gardening team

Just like in life, every gardener can think of something learned the hard way through experience. It took two years of...

Sherry Parks Sunrise

Sherry Parks is a fortunate woman. Along with the traditional Valentine’s gifts of red roses and chocolates, she received a...

A Profusion of Poppies

Poppies are among the most enchanting blooms of the plant kingdom. Learn about the extensive poppy family of Papaveraceae and...

Golden Summer

Coleus ‘Amora’ is the focal point of this planting and in addition to being pretty spectacular itself, the hybrid’s butter-coloured...

Feline-Friendly Garden

In fact, some gardeners grow their catnip under an overturned wire hanging basket to protect the crown from devastation. This...

Wild About Native Blackberries

Trailing blackberries can be best described as living tripwires; that is, they are trailing woody vines to 6 m (20...

Choose, Plant and Grow Fruit Trees

Spring is the time to plant new fruit trees or expand your existing collection.

Shasta daisy delight

Luther Burbank, best known for breeding the shasta daisy, has hybridized or introduced more than 800 varieties of fruits, flowers,

Driveway dilemma

While it is difficult to make an accurate assessment without actually observing the tree first-hand, it’s probably a safe bet...

Top Plant Picks for Your Shade Garden

Try these top shade performers for Pacific Northwest gardens.

Woodland Wonders

Acer palmatum ‘Villa Taranto’ – zone 6 • Asarum europaeum (European wild ginger) – zone 4 • Athyrium otophorum –...

13 Spring Perennials

David Tarrant shares his favourite plant picks for an eye-popping spring garden.

The Year of the Sweet Pea

The NGB points out that with the growing ­interest in edible flowers, it is very important to be specific with...

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