40+ Colourful Plants to Brighten Up Your Landscape

Want to add more colour to your landscape this season? Start by incorporating one or more of these stunning landscaping plants into your plan.

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24 Genius Gardening Hacks You’ll Be Glad You Know

This collection of helpful landscaping hints will give you effective new techniques to get the beautiful garden and backyard you’ve...


What You Need to Know About Lawn Mower Oil

When was the last time you checked your lawn mower oil? Check out these helpful hints for lawn mower maintenance.


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The 18 Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA

The best plants are the ones that do double duty—and all of these purify your air of toxic chemicals. Even...


Fall Backyard Birding Checklist: 13 Tips to Attract More Birds to Your Yard This Autumn

Every season brings tasks that backyard birders can do to encourage more birds to visit. Read on for easy projects...

24 Clever Repurposed Garden Containers

Each of these creative garden containers once had a completely different purpose.


13 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Garden

Want a lovely outdoor space but can't seem to keep a plant alive? Read these 13 tips before starting a...


8 Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Readers captured energetic birds zipping through their gardens. These nectar-rich blooms keep them buzzing back for more.


8 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Bluebirds

Get to know this trio of close-knit, grub-loving fliers.


10 Inexpensive Plants That Will Make Your Garden Pop

You get a lot of bang for the buck with these inexpensive plants. A small investment can pay big rewards...


10 Bee Friendly Plants Worth Adding to Your Yard

Want to give nature's most important pollinators a helping hand? Add these bee friendly plants to your yard, garden or...


Carson Arthur’s Top 10 Herbs For All Growing Conditions

In his new book, Vegetables, Chickens & Bees, Canadian gardening and outdoor design expert Carson Arthur reveals his go-to herbs...


7 Tips for Attracting Butterflies to Your Backyard

To attract butterflies to your home, you need to make them feel at home. Here are seven tips for making...

25 Simple Landscaping Ideas For the Perfect Garden

Ready to upgrade your garden? Follow these simple landscaping ideas to turn your dream green space into a reality.


12 Lucky Plants You Should Add to Your Home

Everyone can use a little extra good fortune. Take a page from the annals of mythology and add a few...


Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

You may want to consider mowing less after knowing what we know.


Winter Gardening Guide: 5 Inspired Indoor Gardening Tips

The end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of gardening season! Keep your greenthumb supple with these five inspired...


5 Facts About Bees That Are Absolutely False

There are almost 20,000 known species of bee, but some of them fit none of the archetypes people will normally...


5 Secrets to Maintaining the Perfect Lawn

This summer the lawn doesn't have to be greener on the other side. With these simple secrets you can create...


Beginner’s Guide to the Best Summer Flowers in Canada

Early summer is a time of bounty in any garden: a full canopy of leaves on trees and shrubs form...


8 Autumn Chores for the Lazy Gardener

Gardening seems to lose its appeal when the weather turns nippy and rainy. But if you do these simple autumn...

9 Tips to Fix a Troubled Lawn

If you want the lush, beautiful lawn of your dreams, it's crucial to catch lawn problems early and to address...


7 Insects You Actually Want In Your Garden

Not all bugs are pests! Here's how to roll out the welcome mat for insects that are actually good for...


How to Grow Successful Seedlings

If you're going to grow vegetables indoors in fall, winter and early spring, you'll be starting your own plants from...


6 Tricks to Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Ever

Did last year's crop of home-grown vegetables disappoint? From plant selection to pest management, we've got six tricks that will...


4 Ways To Attract Birds To Your Garden

Want to attract birds to your garden? 
Implement these four garden design strategies to create a haven for our fine...


How To Design Your Perfect Garden

Got a design for the perfect garden floating around in your head? Follow these six simple steps to make it...