Tree Care: Selecting an arborist

I’m on the search for a great arborist this year as the harshness of this past winter left destruction throughout my garden.  It seems as if everywhere I look I find something else that needs to be replaced or (at the very least) needs a lot of love to get back to a healthy state. […]

Tips For The Garden: Environmentally Friendly Gardening

If you’re putting thought into what to do to your property, you might want to start by considering the impact your yard and garden has on the environment.

Spring Cleaning: Why not try it naturally this year?

With the weather finally reflecting what spring is supposed to be like, it’s a great time to open up the windows and doors, air out the house and get some spring cleaning done.

Dog Friendly Gardening: A list of plants that could harm your dog

Dog friendly gardening: if you own a dog you need to be aware that there are many plants that can harm or kill your dog. Here is a list of toxic plants.

A List of Safe Swimming Beaches In Toronto

Looking for a list of safe swimming beaches in Toronto? Here it is!

Landscaping: Chemical Free Lawn Care Tips

Summer is quickly approaching, and for many homeowners the lawn battle is about to begin (if it hasn’t already!). We weed it, we mow it, we water it; all in the hopes of achieving the perfect lawn.

Shopping Locally: Toronto Farmers’ Markets for the 2013 Season

We are fortunate in Toronto to have a wonderful choice of local Farmers’ Markets throughout the City.  The number of Markets has grown over the past 5 years and, fortunately,  they are located are located all over the place.  If you are in the downtown area you have Trinity Bellwoods (which operates on Tuesday’s between […]

Earth Day 2013: Eco-Smart, Environmentally Friendly Gardening Tips

In celebration of Earth Day 2013, I thought it would be a great time to look at some eco-smart gardening tips. What better place to start (or continue!) to work towards making the world a greener place!

5 Tips For Reducing Allergens In Your Home

Living with stuffiness, allergies or asthma?  If so, there are some things you can easily do help alleviate the suffering.  Here are a few simple tips to help reduce allergens in your home. REDUCING ALLERGENS IN YOUR HOME #1: Keep things cool and dry. Dust mites and mold love moisture and heat. To keep your […]

Gardening Season: Design a Water-Efficient Yard

Gardening season is here! You can create a beautiful garden, lower your water bill & relieve the burden on municipal water supplies by following a few tips.