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Planning your deck project

Summer is right around the corner. It’s time to get your backyard ready to make the most of the season.

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 5 Tips to Help your Plants Survive Heat Waves

5 Tips to Help your Plants Survive Heat Waves

With hot, dry summers becoming more common in recent years, it can be challenging to garden without using large amounts of water. The key is using savvy methods and products that allow you to keep your plants healthy while doing your part to help the planet. Here are a few different ways to limit or reduce water consumption in your garden.

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Getting the Most Out of your BBQ

Getting the Most Out of your BBQ

Here are some ideas to help you make the most of your barbecue during summer as well as winter.

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How to start a garden for under $200

How to start a garden for under $200

Have surging grocery prices put you in a mind to start growing your own food? We’ve got just what you need: a complete, easy-to-maintain garden for under $200. No tools required—just get growing!

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An outdoor kitchen that won’t break the bank

An outdoor kitchen that won’t break the bank

Anyone can create an outdoor dining area no matter how much space they have to work with. Even though a top-quality outdoor kitchen requires specific materials that are often more expensive, you can still achieve something that’s good and will last with different materials that cost less. Here's how.

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All About Slabs and Pavers

All About Slabs and Pavers

Affordable and convenient, paving is a great way to landscape your yard, patio or walkway. Hardware stores carry a range of styles, but it’s important to make a choice that suits your intended use. So, what do you have in mind?

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Brighten Up Your Backyard With Outdoor Lighting

Brighten Up Your Backyard With Outdoor Lighting

Naturally, outdoor lighting highlights landscaping, but it also helps make important areas safe, such as the entry to your house, stairs and walkways. Here are some ideas to light up your outdoors.

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Get Your Deck in Check

Get Your Deck in Check

Decks are at the constant mercy of the elements, which carry a great deal of dirt and dust. All of this dirt gets embedded in any irregularities and make relaxation and eating areas a little less inviting. Fortunately, cleaning and maintaining a balcony is not as difficult as one might think and help to prolong its longevity. Here are a few tips.

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Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the right air conditioner

Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the right air conditioner

There are many things to consider when choosing an air conditioner. Here are some recommendations to help you make the right choice.

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Soak Up Summer with our Favourites

Soak Up Summer with our Favourites

Swings, patio dining set, sectionals for long conversations outside—check out our stylish favourites for your patio this summer.

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How to plan your patio project?

How to plan your patio project?

Summer is coming and you’re planning a patio project? Make sure to follow each step to ensure your project goes smoothly. Get some tips for starting off your summer project on the right foot.

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Buying Guide: How to Pick Your Barbecue

Buying Guide: How to Pick Your Barbecue

Charcoal or propane? Check out our tips on what to look for when shopping for a barbecue that will meet all your needs.

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How to Make Compost at Home?

How to Make Compost at Home?

Over the past few years, composting has become a widely adopted environmental practice. Compost is often called the “black gold” of gardeners, as the decomposed waste becomes a very fertile and hummus-rich soil that promotes plant cultivation. Making your own compost is quite simple. Follow our tips!

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Buying Guide: Properly Using Your Fertilizer

Buying Guide: Properly Using Your Fertilizer

Most of us have only one thing in mind: nice, fresh vegetables to eat, gorgeous flowers to pick and admire, and a beautiful, healthy green lawn. Learn more about fertilizers to help you accomplish these goals this summer.

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How to plant seedlings to forget your winter blues?

How to plant seedlings to forget your winter blues?

Are the grey skies and snow making you feel like winter will never end? Why not pass the time by planting some seedlings indoors? It’s an inexpensive activity that will get you in the mood for the coming spring.

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Redecorate this fall!

Redecorate this fall!

Fall is around the corner, and with the arrival of cooler weather, it feels good to stay warm at home. Get a few ideas to make your indoor spaces cozier with a few decorative elements.

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5 Lawn Care Tips

5 Lawn Care Tips

For some, lawn care is almost an obsession; for others, having a nice, low-maintenance lawn is what matters. Read these tips to help you decide how important lawn care is to you.

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Prepare Your Yard for Spring

Prepare Your Yard for Spring

Now is the time to start preparing your yard. If you don’t know where to start, here are a few suggestions for April.

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Simplify Your Spring Cleaning

Simplify Your Spring Cleaning

Simplify spring cleaning in your home or condo with these tips and tricks.

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4 DIY projects to do with your children

Get new ideas for a do-it-yourself project

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Create your own ambiance

Create your own ambiance

Learn how to create a breathtaking setting in your own back yard, using our different solutions that are sure to suit all tastes!

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5 ideas to refresh your terrace

5 ideas to refresh your terrace

Here are 5 ideas that will revamp an otherwise bleak terrace.

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Landscape design: the ABC's

Landscape design: the ABC's

For a landscape design as you like!

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Making the most of your balcony

Making the most of your balcony

Add a touch of innovation to your balcony by learning how to organize it. Whatever the size, bring it up to date!

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10 tips for staining your terrace

10 tips for staining your terrace

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to prepare surfaces for staining.

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6 tips to turn your garage into a haven of peace

6 tips to turn your garage into a haven of peace

Feeling lost in your own garage? With our 6 useful tips, your garage will emerge completely transformed.

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8 tips for an easy move

8 tips for an easy move

Moving is not an easy job. Thankfully, our various tips will help you move peacefully!

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What you need to know about ice melters

What you need to know about ice melters

Are you using ice melter? Here are some tips on how to use it for each precipitation type.

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Thermostats: How to decide which one is right for you

Thermostats: How to decide which one is right for you

The unit on the wall that controls your heat sources, the thermostat ensures the temperature is just right for you. Although there are a range of models out there, not all offer the same level of precision and potential for energy savings. Here’s how to decide which one is right for you.

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Buyer's Guide : Which fireplace meets your needs?

Buyer's Guide : Which fireplace meets your needs?

You’re not sure what to chose between a wood, gas, electric fireplace or a pellet stove? Here are the things to consider when purchasing your fireplace.

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