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April 29, 2013

Spring clean your life!

Spring is a great time for new beginnings. In this issue, we help you spring clean your home, garden, body and mind. Our DIY guides show you how to freshen your house with simple, inexpensive natural cleaners, naturally detox your body and rev up your energy, and safely get rid of old medications.

Ready to refresh your home's exterior? You’ll love RONA'S eco-responsible landscaping tips and our guide to water-saving flowers. Learn easy ways to attract birds to your garden and how to grow your own healing herbs. Plus: don't miss your chance to WIN ONE OF THREE $500 RONA gift cards! And find out how you can save energy and WIN with the Eco-City Community Challenge.

Last but not least: A peek inside Canada's Greenest Home, plus amazingly delicious (and healthy!) recipes that are perfect for patio weather: light Detox Spring Joyful Salad and tasty Tofu Spinach Dip.


Get Fresh With Yourself
Spring cleaning tips to rev up energy, clean your blood and banish cellulite more»

Guide to Natural Spring Cleaning
Ditch the chemicals and deep clean your home, the healthy way more»

Keeping Drugs Out of Our Drinking Water
A call to Ontarians to return unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals more»

Grow Your Own Healing Herbs
How to start your own apothecary garden more»

Eco-Responsible Landscaping Tips
Plan a yard and garden that's good for you and the planet with these easy ideas from RONA more»

Water-Saving Flowers
Reduce water use and maintenance with 5 plants that can handle a little summer neglect more»

Attracting Birds to Your Garden
Having a bird-friendly yard has never been easier more»

Canada's Greenest Home
A look at the Endeavour Centre's project to build the country's most sustainable house more»

Eco-City Challenge
Share your energy-saving actions for a chance to WIN a set of whirlpool energy-efficient appliances valued at more than $8,000 more»

great recipes:

Detox Spring Joyful Salad
Like spring itself, this dish is colourful and delightful more»


Real Food for Real Kids—Tofu Spinach Dip
This ‘veganized’ snack will become a family favourite more»


The Intelligent Gardener
by Steve Solomon with Erica Reinheimer

Housing Reclaimed
by Jessica Kellner

Energy-Wise Landscape Design
by Sue Reed

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