Tag: backyard

Backyard patio and stonework by Canada's Gardenland

HomeStars Photo of the Day

If this photo doesn’t make you miss summer than I don’t know what would. The patio, fire pit, and outdoor kitchen were all built by Canada’s Gardenland, creating an outdoor living space that’s picture perfect.                       Every day HomeStars receives...

/ January 10, 2017
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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
Extensive backyard renovation completed by Land Effects Outdoor Living Spaces Ltd

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Take a look at this extensive backyard renovation done by Land Effects Outdoor Living Spaces Ltd. By completely renovating this 30+ year old pool, building a multilayer deck and shed, they have created a true paradise. I can’t say I am not jealous of these home owners!        ...

/ November 1, 2016
Backyard renovation by Land Effects Outdoor Living

HomeStars Photo of the Day

Such a great outdoor renovation by Land Effects Outdoor Living! I’m sure this homeowner is taking full advantage of all of this sunny October Toronto weather in this masterpiece of a backyard.                       Every day HomeStars receives hundreds of reviews,...

/ October 11, 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
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Autumn Backyard Living

Autumn is near … and so is your backyard! Here are some ideas from HomeStars to help you and your guests enjoy autumn backyard living when the nights get cooler. Let there be heat! Being able to turn on the heat at the flick of a switch will help you really...

/ September 13, 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
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