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How To Put Your Garden To Bed This Fall

Erin Benzakein is a leading “farmer-florist.” After moving her family from Seattle to a bustling two-acre family farm in Skagit Valley in Washington, she replaced the vegetables with flowers and now produces hundreds of thousands of blooms for markets and events, in addition to blogging and…

Home Tours

How To Turn A Small Backyard Into An Elegant Oasis

Draw inspiration from a serene space.

Decorating & Design

10 Easy Ways To Update Your Outdoor Space In A Weekend

Gardens, balconies, decks… whatever your outdoor space, you want to make the most of it during the summer. Here are some quick ideas to amp up outdoor rooms’ natural allure and make them feel even fresher — without stealing too much time away from your well earned R&R.

Outdoor

5 Honey Bee–Friendly Plants To Grow In Your Garden This Year

Bring colour to your garden all summer long! In honour of National Planting Week (June 5 to 12), Bees Matter is giving away free seed packets that include five vibrant flowers which support honey bees and look great. Blazing Star For a sophisticated English country garden feel,…

News & Events

Learn How To Garden Like A Pro At This Seminar

Ever dream of designing your own garden? Now you can! Landscape designer Meredyth Hilton, whose work has been featured in House & Home magazine on numerous occasions, is offering a five-week seminar starting April 26 from 7 to 9 pm at Lil’ Baci Restaurant in Toronto. You’ll learn everything from developing design ideas…

Home Tours

A Secret Garden Hiding In A Small City Backyard

Peek inside the romantic European-inspired escape!

Outdoor

35+ Perfect Pools To Dive Into

Take the plunge and create an outdoor oasis.

Outdoor

How To Dress Up Garden Center Flowers

Faced with a sea of red geraniums, sometimes it’s hard to get inspired by big-box floral departments when planting containers. The equivalent of a grocery store bouquet, these garden centers are convenient and budget friendly, but the plants can be an overwhelming mishmash as well as somewhat predictable (does anyone…

Outdoor

15 Pretty Pergolas To Inspire Your Outdoor Space

Discover why they're the all-stars of garden design!

Home Tours

10 Gorgeous Outdoor Spaces On H&H TV

From a secret garden reminiscent of Florence, Italy, to a gardener’s dream backyard, watch incredible outdoor spaces come to life in our H&H TV episodes!…

Outdoor

10 Living Roofs You Have To See To Believe

With square footage at a premium, it's time to think ... up.

Decorating & Design

DIY: Blooming Hyacinths

London, U.K.-based author and green thumb Emma Hardy shares an easy DIY project from her latest book, The Winter Garden (Cico Books, $20), to help you bring color and foliage into your home over the colder months. I love the simplicity of these hyacinths, requiring just a bulb,…

Decorating & Design

DIY: Glass Jar Terrarium

London, U.K.-based author and green thumb Emma Hardy shares a DIY project from her latest book, The Winter Garden (Cico Books, $20). Terrariums are a lovely way to create small gardens inside the house, and are often used to grow succulents and ferns. Displaying flowering plants in an open-topped glass jar…

Outdoor

5 Big Ideas for Small Urban Gardens

Anyone who’s received a gift in a teeny-tiny box knows that good things come in small packages, but jewelry isn’t the only thing that makes a case for the petite. With condo and city living on the rise, small outdoor spaces are finally getting the attention they deserve. Less square-footage…

Decorating & Design

Serene Urban Pond

A dramatic water feature at a Vancouver home.