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Why should you open your pool early?
Summer’s coming Although it is too cold to swim, it is a great time to start planning your pool opening for the season. Did you know that most professionals will open their own pools during the month of April? Why? Because they know that ...
Tips for success in container gardening
By Brian Minter I would venture to say well over 60 per cent of our food and colour plants grown at home are planted in containers, but, unfortunately, many with varying degrees of success. We all have great expectations when we begin our ...
Designing a functional and stylish home office
Your home office needs to be comfortable and functional, so invest in a good quality chair, say designers. ...
Get your new home looking spectacular with these design tips
Walking through the threshold of your finished new build home can be one of life’s greatest excitements. After all, you’ve spent countless hours visiting show homes, choosing a builder, picking out the perfect home model for you and your ...
BRIAN MINTER: Spice up the summer garden with begonias
Begonias have become one of the hot go-to plants for today’s gardens. Depending on the variety, they will tolerate heavy, dry shade or full on, blazing hot sun where insects and disease cause minimal problems. The indoor varieties are ...
Design stars Colin and Justin inspired by Maritime landscape, Nova Scotia history
Interior design experts and television hosts Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, the stars billed as Colin and Justin, hail from Scotland. They’ve been in Canada more than12 years, and this week marked their first trip to Nova ...
Store tulip bulbs in a cool, dark place
Q . The tulips I potted in the fall were a delight this spring. How can I save the bulbs for blooming again next year? A. As long as there is a spot in the garden for them, the bulbs can be replanted for more bloom next spring. Tulips tend not to ...
Melding design styles: false generalization that women care about how their homes look and men don't give a whit, says interior designer
When couples move in together, it can be challenging to meld their design styles, particularly if they’ve been living on their own with their own decorative tastes . So here’s a look at some things to consider that might make the process ...
Tackling a backyard build
Think outside the box when planning structures Pergolas, gazebos, garden sheds, cabanas and playhouses are some of the structures you might consider building as you set your sights on a backyard transformation this spring. But what about a cake ...
How to use the vertical space in your home
We tend to think horizontally when it comes to decor . Think of the large expanse of a sofa, the coffee table that’s lower to the floor, and almost all art placed strategically within the six or seven feet between the furniture and the ...