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Home and Garden

Prepare for your next home improvement and gardening project to make your home a beautiful place you and your family will love this year.
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Home and Garden | Feb 02, 2017
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Stoney Creek landscape designer offers tips to help feathered friends get through winter

Whether mild with little snow or cold and blanketed in white, one bright spot we can count on during the long winter months...

Stoney Creek News | by Sherry Hayes
SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2016
Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

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Columns | Dec 14, 2016
Mount Hamilton Horticultural Society

GROWING GREEN: Plan your winter landscape

Unless you are one of the fortunate snowbirds who travel south, there is no escaping winter. The ground is frozen solid and...

Hamilton Mountain News | by Helen MacPherson
Local | Dec 02, 2016
Kitchen renovation

Stoney Creek homeowners share kitchen renovation horror story

Retirees Frank and Bianca Bozzo had their dream kitchen renovation all mapped out.

Stoney Creek News | by Mike Pearson
SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 17, 2016
Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Your energy dollars may literally be flying out of your window. However, if you don't know how the energy performance of your...

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SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 17, 2016
Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

You may have home renovations low on your list of spending priorities, partly due to prohibitive costs. You may also think...

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Oct 12, 2016

Make a to-do list for gardening in the fall

When it comes to gardening – as all true gardeners know – it is a never ending cycle of projects. From planning and planting...

Stoney Creek News | Add Comment | by Sherry Hayes
Oct 12, 2016

GROWING GREEN: A world inside a hedgerow

Hedgerows are rows of shrubs or trees planted as boundary lines and are an integral part of the English countryside and...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Dini Balych
Sep 28, 2016

GROWING GREEN: Preserving herbs for the winter

Herbs love the heat. Guess that’s why my garden is flush with chives, sage, parsley, basil, rosemary and thyme. It’s been a...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Helen MacPherson
Sep 07, 2016

GROWING GREEN: Make room in your garden for the Marvel of Peru

Imagine it’s late in the afternoon and there’s a delicate perfume in the air. The night bloomers are about to put on their...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Marg Verbeek
Jul 20, 2016

GROWING GREEN: Succulents do well during drought

Succulents are drought-resistant plants in which the leaves, stem or roots are very fleshy due to water-storing tissue. The...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Dini Balych
Jul 04, 2016

Barbecue safety 101

If you misuse your barbecue, you're literally playing with fire. While there's no substitute for a delicious steak or burger...

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Jun 27, 2016

Must-have backyard accessories for your BBQ party

You've got your barbecue fired up, and you've called everyone you know to come over. You've got the grocery list covered, but...

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Jun 22, 2016

GROWING GREEN: Ferns are worth growing

When we moved into our home over 25 years ago there was a shady, damp corner filled with ferns. The garden has evolved and...

Hamilton Mountain News | Add Comment | by Helen MacPherson
Jun 20, 2016

Is your backyard BBQ ready for cooking season?

The long, cold months are behind us, and we've done something we've waited for all winter: uncovered the barbecue. However,...

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Jun 13, 2016

Tips for choosing the perfect BBQ

There are countless options out there when it comes to choosing a barbecue for your backyard oasis, and it pays to do your...

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