The green way to BBQ

We hear a lot about how bad the BBQ is for the environment. But you don't have to give up your Sunday BBQ — there are some enviro-friendly alternatives out there.

The healthy swimming pool

Nothing refreshes on a hot day like a dip in the pool but chlorine may be ruining our summer fun. Taking a dip in your backyard pool doesn't have to be harmful to your health.

Shoreline protection for cottages

Many cottage waterfronts have been stripped of the native shrubs, grasses, trees and other plants that usually grow along the natural shoreline.

Use the solar dryer

Does anything smell as fresh as laundry dried by the sun? Unfortunately, hanging our laundry out to dry has become a thing of the past.

Tridel unveils its eco suite

On May 10, Canada's leading condominium builder, Tridel, unveiled its fully functional eco suite. On hand to cut the ribbon was Tridel president Leo DelZotto, Toronto mayor David Miller and

Why Trees?

The cultivation of trees is the cultivation of the good, the beautiful and the ennobling in man. J. Sterling Morton, co-founder of Arbor Day April 27

Shedding light on polluting candles

The romantic allure of the scented aromatherapy candle has seduced many of us. But unless you're lighting the right candle, you may actually be polluting the air in your home.

Gardening at the cottage

Gardening is a much simpler affair at the cottage. You want to keep your cottage property as natural as possible to preserve the nature around you.

An equitable bouquet

Nothing completes a special occasion like flowers. But you just might be giving more than pretty petals with the typical commercial bouquet. Toxic blooms

Why Wildflowers?

Bored with your urban landscape? Had enough impatience, pansies and begonias?
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