Publication: Exterior

  • In The Garden: Head For Cover

    While we were worshiping to the sun gods back in February, some of us may now be getting fed up with the heat. With high temperatures come increased UV rays, so it makes sense to seek out shady spots that provide some reprieve.

  • In The Garden: Ground-hugging Plants

    If I could come back to earth as a plant, I would be a ground cover – a useful one, of course. I love rich, organic soil, so by being a ground-hugging plant I could feel the rhythms of the earth, as well as the movement of the lifegiving earthworms beneath my roots.

  • In The Garden: Garden Tourism

    It’s been said that there are two types of people in the world – those who love to garden and those who love to look at gardens. If this is the case, then introducing Garden Tourism into our lexicon, is long overdue.

  • Active Home: Stretch Out The Seasons

    Trying to extend outdoor time in our seasonal climate, and squeeze as much living as possible out of our backyards, has become a national preoccupation. With the addition of fire pits, heaters, deep-seated sectional sofas, dining areas and lots of lights, it’s easy to accomplish.

  • In The Garden: Stay-cool Gardening

    Whether you follow the farmers’ almanac, the pundits of global warming, or listen to the long range forecast, this summer is bound to be a hot one. So, the burning question is, “How do you enjoy a great-looking garden in the heat?”

  • In The Garden : Welcome To Spring 2017

    Recovering from the heavy weight of snow on their branches, the cedars are now bent over. The local rabbit population have nibbled the bark on your young apple tree, and the yew hedge is burned on the south and west sides. This may not describe your garden, but these are things I’m witnessing in mine.…

  • Ice Breakers Hits The Toronto Waterfront

    Ice Breakers was conceived to inspire exploration of the urban waterfront in the colder months.

  • The New Grasses

    REASONS TO GROW ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

  • In The Garden – For The Birds

    Consider what kinds of birds you’d like to attract to your yard and use the most apt seed in your feeders.