Not all bugs are pests! Here’s how to roll out the welcome mat for insects that are actually good for your garden.
If you’re going to grow vegetables indoors in fall, winter and early spring, you’ll be starting your own plants from seeds. For successful sowing, remember these pointers, which are also valuable if you’re starting transplants for your outdoor gardens.
Did last year’s crop of home-grown vegetables disappoint? From plant selection to pest management, we’ve got six tricks that will help you grow your best vegetable garden ever.
Think vinegar is just for salad dressing? Think again! Here are five brilliant new ways to use vinegar all around the house.
Ever wonder if being filthy rich is all it’s cracked up to be? We asked real-life millionaires to reveal what it’s really like to be rolling in it.
Even after you’ve read magazines front to back, there are plenty of practical ways to use them all around the house. Here’s how to upcycle magazines-before you recycle them!
Whether you’re in the souks of Marrakesh, a yard sale in Moncton, or the farmers’ markets of Montreal, there’s an art to negotiating a bargain. Get what you want-for less-with these expert tips on how to haggle like a pro.
There’s no getting around it-maintaining a beautiful garden is a lot of hard work. But you can labour more efficiently-and put less strain on the pursestrings-with these brilliant gardening shortcuts.
Container gardening is a great way to exercise your green thumb if you only have a deck or balcony for growing plants. These pretty annuals thrive in planter pots, making them perfect candidates for your container garden.
No backyard? No problem! Use these urban gardening tips to add greenery to even the smallest porch, patio or balcony.
Stick it to water stains, unpleasant odours and other nasty household chores-armed with nothing more than a lemon! Here are five new ways to use lemons around your home.
Want to attract birds to your garden? Implement these four garden design strategies to create a haven for our fine feathered friends.
Just because they’re light and fluffy doesn’t mean cotton balls aren’t up to tough jobs all around the house! Here are five brilliant new uses for cotton balls.
Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with these medicinal plants you can grow at home.
Got a design for the perfect garden floating around in your head? Follow these six simple steps to make it a reality.
Don’t be one of the five per cent of Canadians who miss the tax deadline. Here are some helpful hints that might just motivate you to cross “filing taxes” off of your to-do list-today!
Commonly used to mask off areas when painting, masking tape is uncommonly versatile and comes in handy all over the house. Time to root through your junk drawer for that old roll that’s lurking near the back-we’ve got five clever new ways to put masking tape to work.
They came in handy back in high school, but when’s the last time you used a pencil eraser? Think outside math class, and consider these clever household applications for the humble eraser. (You’ll never look at the end of a pencil the same way again!)
Confused about which dog and cat vaccinations are absolutely essential? Stay organized and up-to-date with this useful guide.
If you’re only French frying and baking your potatoes, you’re only tapping a fraction of their potential. From polishing silverware to fixing shoes, there are plenty of ways to put these starchy staples to work all around the house. Here are six of our favourite new uses for potatoes.