Category: Landscape, Yard & Garden

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Play With Creating A Fun, Kid-Friendly Backyard

Backyard season is coming up and what better to keep your kids enjoying the splendid outdoors than a backyard made for kid fun. You don’t need a lot of space, and in many cases, you don’t need a lot of money to make a super fun backyard. Check out the...

/ April 20, 2017
Landscaping by Dehaas Landscape Design

Eco-Friendly Landscaping From The Ground Up

More Canadian homeowners are realizing the importance of reducing their carbon footprint and taking personal accountability for the impact their homes have on the environment. Part of this carbon reduction planning takes place in back and front yards in the form of sustainable landscaping. Perhaps surprisingly, if not optimal, your landscaping can...

/ April 17, 2017

HomeStars Photo of the Day

It seems like spring has finally sprung! We can’t wait until it’s warm enough to enjoy patio and backyard weather like these homeowners. Green Apple Landscaping gave this house a complete backyard transformation, including a storage space and maximizing their greenery. Check out the full review to see the before of what this...

/ April 3, 2017
Exterior House Painting

HomeStars Photo of the Day

New Hues Painting took on the task of giving this home a complete colour make-over, painting the entire exterior of the house in less than a week! They also stained the deck by hand. In the words of this lucky homeowner, “The results are spectacular.” We can’t help but agree! To...

/ March 6, 2017

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