Category: Landscape, Yard & Garden

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Top 6 Best Backyard Transformations of 2016 – Editor’s Pick

Yep, unless you’re a skier or a winter enthusiast, we bet you’d like to be hanging out in any one of these backyards right now. If you close your eyes really tight and take a deep breathe, you can imagine yourself here – in our most favourite backyard retreats of 2016…....

/ December 14, 2016
Backyard stone work done by HomeStars Photo of the Day

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Assiniboine Lights & Landscapes built these lucky homeowners the backyard of their dreams equipped with an expansive interlocking stone patio, outdoor kitchen, large stone fireplace, and waterfall. Now THIS is outdoor living at its finest!                       Every day HomeStars receives...

/ November 19, 2016
Landscaping done by Uriah International

HomeStars Photo of the Day

This beautiful landscaping done by Urijah International adds some undeniable curb appeal to this house.                         Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired by the fantastic...

/ November 6, 2016
Retaining wall and deck built by M.E Contracting

HomeStars Photo of the Day

M.E Contracting completely redid this backyard that has not been touched since the 1950s, building a new timber retaining wall around the pool as well as a limestone deck. Click here to see what it looked like before this transformation.                        ...

/ September 26, 2016
Fall gardening

Fall Gardening Checklist

With the warm September weather we’ve been enjoying, it’s hard to believe Autumn has officially begun! Fall is arguably the most important of all seasons for your garden. Fall gardening work done now will produce impressive results come spring. Here’s a handy fall gardening checklist with some helpful links on how...

/ September 22, 2016
Backyard pool built by Pool Craft Pool

HomeStars Photo of the Day

As much as we don’t want to admit it, summer is over… but that doesn’t mean we have to stop day dreaming about beautiful backyard pools like this one by Pool Craft.                     Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of...

/ September 16, 2016
Kidney-shaped pool by Solda Pools

10 Most Popular HomeStars Pins in July

July was a hot month, not only in terms of heat but also in Pinterest activity! We love seeing which images are most popular with our Pinterest community. It’s clear they had backyard retreats on the brain. If you like what you see, click the image to check out the company’s HomeStars listing....

/ August 1, 2016
V&F Landscape Ltd

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Wouldn’t you love to walk out onto this fantastic outdoor retreat? Great work on the stone and fire pit by V&F Landscape Ltd. Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired by the fantastic work done that we...

/ July 22, 2016
Photo of work done by Canada's Gardenland

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Canada’s Gardenland created a fabulous outdoor area for these homeowners by building a back deck, stone walkway, iron fence and gate. Bonjour summer! Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews, many of which are accompanied by great photos. Our editors are so inspired by the fantastic work done that we...

/ July 14, 2016
Backyard entertaining

Backyard Entertaining

Backyard entertaining is all about enjoying the company of friends, neighbours or relatives in a relaxed outdoor setting, along with hot food and cold drinks. The ideal set-up should make it easier for you to multi-task: chatting with guests while serving drinks and cooking food. 1.  BBQ is the Cornerstone...

/ June 27, 2016