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This Lush West Coast Garden Doubles As An Enchanted Forest

See how the landscaping bridges the existing garden with the home’s mid-century architecture.

Outdoor

25+ Secret Gardens Hiding In City Spaces

Turn a postage-stamp backyard into a world of wonder.

Decorating & Design

This Tranquil Country Garden Is The Perfect Peaceful Retreat

“We all need fresh air and sunshine,” says landscape architect Inese Bite. She gets plenty of both when minding the two-hectare property at her country home in Creemore, Ontario. As one of the founders of Vertechs Design, Inese spent 36 years spearheading landscape architecture projects in facilities from school campuses to commercial…

Outdoor

How To Create A French Country-Inspired Garden

Get inspired by visionary gardener Thomas Hobbs' outdoor space inspired by Provence.

Outdoor

Why These 10 Bee-Friendly Plants Are Important For Your Garden

One out of every three bites of food that we eat is made possible by pollinators like honey bees. Raymond Carriere, founding president of Communities in Bloom and a former park ranger, says that wasps are the aggressive stingers, not bees. “I wouldn’t put my hand in…

Decorating & Design

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.

Outdoor

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.

Decorating & Design

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…

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.