Publication: Gardening & Outdoors

  • Cover Story: In The Zone

    The designated areas of Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault’s backyard makeover add up to countless hours of summer fun

  • Improve Home Health And Wellness With These 10 Plants

    Studies in older adults show that the presence of plants in their living space can contribute to an improved sense of wellbeing.

  • Green Living Show

    From fitness and fashion, to food and travel, the Green Living Show offer inspiration and activities for the green-at-heart. READ MORE

  • Garden Expert: Get Planting

    A new gardening season is ahead of us: a fresh chapter in the book of life with nature. I recommend that we make the best of it and plant some trees. It is important to plant the right tree in the right place. Here are some considerations when planting trees and my top recommendations

  • National Home Show, Canada Blooms Inspires Everyone

    The two shows — co-located again this year — exhibit the best in home building, decorating, outdoor living, gardening and renovation.

  • How To Make The Most Of A Small Outdoor Space

    Whether you live in a beautiful new condo or find yourself in a semi-detached home in Toronto, you may be finding yourself wondering how to make the most your small outdoor space.

  • Garden Expert: Birding 101

    One in four Canadians buy bird food and/or consume ‘ birding’ products. The average amount spent is $1,000 per year. If that sounds crazy, count me as one of the crazy ones. With 14 feeding stations on my property, I spend a lot of time and money providing sustenance to my local bird population.

  • Canada Blooms Invites You To The Movies

    Canada’s largest horticultural festival returns to the Enercare Centre March 9-18 with a movie theme.

  • Garden Expert: Come One, Come All

    I made several insect hotels in my wood working shop for some of my gardening friends. They were received graciously but, at the same time, with a common query: “What IS it? What does an insect hotel do? What kind of insects will it attract? Are they all good for my garden?”

  • Garden Expert: In The Food Garden

    Every time I go out into my 10-acre garden, I am reminded that the food I grew with such pride through the summer is melting away into pockets of rot. But I am here to tell you there is an encore happening in your garden

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