Home & Garden

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These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds

Do you know which dog breeds are the most popular? From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising top 10 list of the most popular dog breeds.

50+ Ways to Save Money Today

Our thrifty guide will help you keep your money in the (piggy) bank.


The Best Annual Flowers for Containers

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.


I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


The Best Apartment Dog Breeds

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.

The Dragons’ Den Products That Are Actually Worth Buying

Here are 10 memorable Dragons' Den products that struck gold with Canadian consumers.


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Never Do This to Your Laptop

A laptop is a big investment, so you want to keep it in good shape for as long as possible....

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The Best Mosquito Repellent Plants

...And more DIY strategies to keep mosquitoes away this summer.


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7 Eco-Friendly Lawn Care Tips to Try This Year

This is the year to go au naturel—with your lawn care! It'll take a little work and patience, but you...


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Gorgeous Garden Photography From Across Canada

From lush landscaping to winged visitors, the colours in this gallery of Canadian garden photography are truly a feast for...


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How to Get Rid of Ants for Good

Kick pesky ants out of your house and back to their colony with these easy, expert-approved tricks.

This is the Only Way You Should Be Harvesting Rhubarb

If you're cutting stalks with a knife, you're doing it wrong—here's why.


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20 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Dishwasher

Unless you actually enjoy washing dishes by hand, you'll want to avoid these common dishwasher maintenance mistakes.


I Became a Cat Lady By Accident

As a self-proclaimed "dog person," I never expected to discover a fondness for felines.


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13 Secrets Real Estate Agents Want You to Know

Thinking of putting your house on the market? These expert tips from realtors can help you get the most for...


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Try This Trick the Next Time You Scorch a Shirt While Ironing

If you're only using cornstarch to thicken sauces and gravies, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Check out...

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11 Garage Sale Finds You Should Never Pass Up

Consider this your secondhand shopping list throughout garage sale season!


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13 Fascinating Facts About Flowers

From the meanings of different blooms to the first flower to blossom in space, these fun facts are sure to...


Things You Should Always Do on a Wednesday

According to research, Hump Day is the best day of the week to check these items off your to-do list.


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5 Tricks to Tell the Time Without Using a Watch or Clock

No watch? No problem! Here are five back-to-basics ways to tell the time, no matter where—or when!—you roam.


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How to Eat the Rainbow (And Why You Should)

If your plate lacks colour, chances are it's probably lacking key nutrients, too. Ensure you're getting the most out of...


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Why You Should Always Store Old Paint Cans Upside-Down

...And more thrifty tricks to make everything you own last a little bit longer.


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Don’t Throw Those Eggshells in the Compost Just Yet!

Instead of tossing your eggshells after breakfast, put them to work.


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The Beginner’s Guide to Gardening

Starting a garden this summer? Even if you don't have a green thumb, these expert gardening tips can help you...


Utensils in the Dishwasher: Should They Point Up or Down?

It's a debate as old as time (or at least as old as dishwashers). Do you point your utensils up...

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The Green Thumb’s Guide: 10 Simple Tips for Growing a Vegetable Garden—Anywhere!

Ever dreamed of growing your own vegetable garden? From choosing the perfect location to picking what to grow (and how...


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Urban Gardening Tips That Are Perfect For Small Spaces

No backyard? No problem! Use these urban gardening tips to add greenery to even the smallest porch, patio or apartment...


I Adopted My First Dog at 65, and Everything Changed

At first I didn’t think of Casey and me as “us.” But before long I found myself speaking of the...


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5 Flowers You Should Never Plant in Your Garden

Not only can they irritate your skin and aggravate allergies, some can be downright poisonous. Here's everything you need to...


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Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with your very own at-home healing garden.


If You Need to Patch Lawn Gaps, Try This Easy Toilet Paper Hack

Who knew the key to a lush lawn was in your bathroom cupboard?