Tag: garden

10 Homemade Remedies To Get A Handle On Your Unwanted Garden Pests

For those of you that have a backyard garden, you are well aware of the trials and tribulations that are involved with the entire process. Between weather, weeds, fungi, insects, and soil fertility, there is a lot that can go wrong, and in some cases, not a lot that can...

/ July 6, 2017

5 Fun Home Improvement Projects For The Whole Family

Summer is just around the corner, which means school will be out before we know it. All kids long await summer break, but for parents it can sometimes be difficult to find ways to occupy them. This can be a great time to get your kids involved with home improvement...

/ June 13, 2017

HomeStars as a Social Media Platform

Social media should be an integral part of any company's marketing strategy.Reviews are a one part of social media. HomeStars is key part of building community and trust as one of the major social media tools.

/ July 3, 2010
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Two Home Shows, One Weekend – International Home Show and North Vancouver

This weekend is a busy one for HomeStars. We are participating in two home shows on opposite sides of the country - The International Home and Garden Show, and the North Vancouver Home and Garden Expo.

/ March 19, 2010
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Thank you to Oborne Contracting, Roomy Interiors and CanWood Flooring

We just packed up from a fantastic 10 days at the National Home Show. This year we had a custom booth designed by 3 top rated companies on our site. A big thank you to John Oborne and his team at Oborne Contracting (particularly Colin who spent a couple of...

/ March 2, 2010

Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show – Second Show of the Season

This weekend our west coast Home Show rodeo continues with Shannon hitting up Abbotsford for the Fraser Valley Home and Garden show. Want discounted tickets to the show? Click here and write a review for $5 off your ticket price.

/ February 9, 2010

Aquascape RainXchange: An Underground Cistern That Captures Rainwater

A new-to-Canada underground rainwater collection system is the Aquascape RainXchange. Rainwater from your roof top, or even through permeable patio stones, is filtered and collected underground. A pump works to circulate the water and put it through a water feature above ground. Because the size of the cistern, it can...

/ November 5, 2009

Late Summer, Early Fall Colour for your Garden and Urns

The weather has been beautiful of late, but my summer plants are starting to look on the seedy side. My garden urn in particular is looking less than spectacular.  When I go to the grocery store and browse through the nurseries I am uninspired by the purple cabbage and purple...

/ September 9, 2009