Need inspiration to redesign your home this year? You'll find it here

H+G.OpeningThe BC Home + Garden Show returns to B.C. Place Stadium from Wednesday, February 22 to Saturday, February 26. This year features celebrity speakers, decor experts, eco-friendly design inspiration plus a whole lot more.

Here are our top seven reasons to visit the Home + Garden Show...

 

1. Check out celebrity speakers

BryanBryan BaeumlerReturning this year is construction and renovation expert Bryan Baeulmer of HGTV’s Leave it to Bryan, D.I.Y. Disaster and Home to Win. He will enlighten attendees with home reno tips and trends. Other guest speakers include outdoor design and lifestyle expert Carson Arthur of HGTV’s show Home to Win and professional contractor Mike Holmes Jr. of HGTV’s Holmes + Holmes.
Visit the website for the main stage schedule

 

2. Explore a prefab home

HonomoboHonomoboEdmonton-based prefab company Honomobo showcases their 704-square-foot shipping container home that can be used as a laneway house, office, cabin or permanent residence. These custom-built structures are durable, chic and include eco-friendly solar power. The interior will be designed by Kendall Ansell Designs and landscaped by Blue Pine who will also be at the Home + Garden show this year.

 

3. Go green

Featured GardensHome + Garden ShowThis year, Jovak Landscape & Design, No Limits, Vandenberg’s Landscape Design and Azuro Concepts will focus on urban gardens. On display will be innovative container and small space gardens designed with conservation in mind. No matter the size of your deck or yard, you'll find inspiration to make the most of your outdoor living space.

 

4. Bid for a good cause

Upcycle ChallengeVancouver Home Shows/InstagramUltimate Upcycle Challenge: Eat Your Veggies features 10 local influencers and tastemakers battling it out, producing one-of-a-kind planters and living walls for your indoor/outdoor garden. Place a bid to win your favourite planter or living wall in the silent auction. All proceeds go towards Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver.

 

5. Make time to shop

marketsPortobello WestGo on a shopping spree at M(art)ket and Portobello West. Check out home decor, fashion and art pieces from local makers that will elevate your personal style. Need a signature art piece to define your home? M(art)ket will be featuring art and photography pieces that are suitable for every budget.

 

6. Ask an Expert

Ask an ExpertHome + Garden ShowNeed advice? Ask an Expert returns to the Home + Garden Show. Local insiders will be on hand to answer your questions for a custom 10- to 15-minute consultation. Don’t forget to bring colour swatches, floor and cabinet samples with you to make the most of your time.

 

7. Look into the future

Future HomeTelus/Facebook The Telus Future Home will be showcased this year at the Home + Garden Show. From face-scanning to calorie-counting and a kitchen counter recipe display to all around entertainment, you can surf, stream and download in every room.