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Home decorators painting a brighter picture for dark interior paints

Home decorators painting a brighter picture for dark interior paints

Far from gloomy, experts say darker paints create a cozy, more welcoming room
Indoor-Outdoor Living: Get your Saanich Peninsula patio ready for summer entertaining

Indoor-Outdoor Living: Get your Saanich Peninsula patio ready for summer entertaining

Owners of Patio Gardens, Avenue B offer tips for everything from plants to furniture
Gardening help in the palm of your hand: 5 apps, phone tips

Gardening help in the palm of your hand: 5 apps, phone tips

You’re in your garden and notice a beautiful, new-to-you flower that has popped up somewhere unexpected — pull it or leave it?
Now is the time to retrofit your home, and this free program is here to help!

Now is the time to retrofit your home, and this free program is here to help!

Free CRD program helps with planning, toubleshooting, rebates and more
Free program helps CRD homeowners renovate for energy efficiency

Free program helps CRD homeowners renovate for energy efficiency

Connect with an Energy Concierge for help with rebates, contractors, quotes and more!
Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

When visiting friends or family who have both houseplants and young children, I’ve been compared to “Aunt Bonnie” from the Geico commercial “Aunt Infestation.”
Family business

Family business

Confortis thrive as a family and as work mates
Vancouver Island farm to be featured on cable network series

Vancouver Island farm to be featured on cable network series

Royston’s Innisfree Farm featured on Vision TV’s Visionary Gardeners
Where time stands still

Where time stands still

Timeless design preserves character of this beautiful heritage home
Are you ready to live al fresco this summer?

Are you ready to live al fresco this summer?

If we need to stay closer to home this summer, there are few better places to do it than here. The trick is making your outdoor space one that is both functional and beautiful!