Lindsey Best

5 Interlock Ideas to Boost Curb Appeal

Mar 23, 2016
To help you get a jump start on improving your curb appeal, we reached out to Lindsey Best, Landscape Consultant at Hansen Lawn & Gardens Ltd. Here's what she had to say.
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Deck Tips

Create the Deck of Your Dreams: Greg Borger’s Top 5 Innovative, Eco-Friendly Products

Mar 22, 2016
Stone Deck Landscapes is a one-stop resource centre for designing new or transforming an existing wood or composite deck into a beautiful, maintenance-free stone living space. Owner Greg Borger shared some great tips with us ahead of the show this weekend.
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Trendsetter Award

And the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Is...

Mar 21, 2016
Last January we started our search for the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year. After sifting through entries, selecting our finalists, and seeing their presentations we've found our winner!
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Succulent

5 Tips to Add More “Green” to Your Garden

Mar 21, 2016
Eco-chic isn’t just for clothing and beauty products, you can also make your garden more sustainable. Consider these tips that will keep your garden looking good and the earth feeling good too!
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Happy Hour

Fresh Teas & Cocktails With Flavours from the Garden

Mar 18, 2016
Looking for a fun way to freshen up your cocktails for spring? A few key herbs from your garden can add a unique and refreshing taste to your happy hour favourites. Try some of these simple ideas!
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Flower

Gardening as a Family: 5 Fun Activities for Kids

Mar 14, 2016
Getting your kids involved with gardening is a fun way to teach them new skills – and have fun family time outdoors! Here are some simple ideas to help get your family gardening together!
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Allison Griffith

Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Finalist: Allison Griffith

Mar 14, 2016
It's time to crown the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year! We've narrowed our search down to three finalists. Meet our third finalist: Allison Griffith.
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Denise Sabia

Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Finalist: Denise Sabia

Mar 10, 2016
It's time to crown the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year! We've narrowed our search down to three finalists. Meet our second finalist: Denise Sabia.
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Serena Appiah

Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Finalist: Meet Serena Appiah

Mar 07, 2016
It's time to crown the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year! We've narrowed our search down to three finalists. Meet our first finalist: Serena Appiah.
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Ed Hansen Headshot

Guide to Designing Your Outdoor Landscape

Mar 07, 2016
Thinking of upgrading your lawn, garden, and outdoor space for spring? Ed Hansen, President of Hansen Lawn & Garden, Past President of Landscape Ontario shared great tips & ideas with us!
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Umbrella

Exhibitor Spotlight: Calabogie Lodge Resort

Mar 04, 2016
We're excited to have Calabogie Lodge Resort joining us at the 2016 Ottawa Home & Garden Show. This luxury lifestyle resort is the perfect escape, located right in the Ottawa Valley!
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Valentine

6 Lovely DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 12, 2016
Valentine’s Day is this Sunday and you’re all out of gift ideas? Don’t worry, we’ve got some fun and funky ways for you to spoil your sweetheart.
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Super Bowl

Touchdown! 6 Festive Ideas for your Super Bowl Party

Feb 06, 2016
While the snacks aren’t quite as important as the snap, now is the perfect time to start thinking about the game day goodies you’re going to serve up.
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Tree Ornaments

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Terrific Trees

Dec 23, 2015
Before you cast your vote in our Holi-DIY Contest, try making your own ornament. These trees, made by Liz H., Birmingham Home + Garden Assistant Show Manager, are a snap to put together!
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Rustic Star Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Rustic Snowflakes

Dec 21, 2015
Before you cast your vote in our Holi-DIY Contest, try making your own ornaments! Dorothy M. shares the secret behind her rustic stars! They're really simple to make. Find out how!
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Snowman Mason Jar

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Stupendous Snowman

Dec 17, 2015
Before you vote for your favorite DIY ornament, why not try making your own? Learn how to make Lupe M.'s mason jar snowman in a few simple steps!
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Christmas

8 Fabulously Festive Table Settings

Dec 15, 2015
Whether you’re putting on a casual meal to celebrate the season with friends and family or hosting the main event, the right table setting can make all the difference at a dinner party.
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Gingerbread Man

Ho Ho Holiday Baking: 7 Treats to Make this Season

Dec 14, 2015
We’ve found some fresh and festive treat recipes that are sure to sleigh this season. Leave these sweets out for Santa and you might even get an extra gift – or two!
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Christmas Wreath

Holiday Spirits: 6 Fun & Festive Drinks Worth Making

Dec 11, 2015
This year, skip the traditional egg nog for some more fresh and festive cocktails. We’ve found some delicious holiday spirits that will have everyone full of Christmas cheers!
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Santa Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Sweet Santas

Dec 11, 2015
Check out Karen A.'s entry in the holi-DIY ornament contest! These sweet wooden Santas would look great on your tree - learn how to make them here. And don't forget to vote for Karen's ornament!
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