Tips for a Greener Home

As we become more conscious of how we have an impact on the earth, most of us are constantly looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint.
Living a greener life is much easier than you might think. By changing just a few things in your everyday life, you can help READ MORE >

 

Top Ten Apps for the Smart Home

Whether it’s redecorating, a do-it-yourself project, or gardening … there’s an App for that! Smart Phone technology has made things a whole lot easier for homeowners. We thought you might like these ten apps for your home. There’s no need to paint a ton of different paint READ MORE >

 

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

We love our moms, but how do we show them how much we really appreciate all they do? The key is to know what your mom enjoys doing when she’s not worrying about everyone else. Here’s a guide to some great ideas to make this Mother’s Day gift something that truly READ MORE >

 

Easy Spring Cleaning Guide

With the beginning of spring comes the urge to empty your house of all reminders of winter. It comes with the need to clean your home from top to bottom and get rid of the clutter. The idea of making sure every part of your house is spick-and-span can be a bit daunting, so READ MORE >

 

The Appeal of the Weeping Mulberry

Planting a Mulberry Tree is a quick way to invite birds and other wildlife to your yard. Once the tree starts producing fruit, you’ll be delighted to see the many types of birds enjoying those juicy red berries. I’m fortunate enough to have a Dwarf Weeping Mulberry in my front garden and can READ MORE >

 

10 Inspiring Ways to Recycle Wood Pallets

Top 10 creative ways to recycle your wood pallets. Last week was Earth Week and it got me thinking about all the wonderful ways we recycle and reuse. Having just finished making a lovely wine rack out of a used wood pallet (photo above), I started digging for more ideas. READ MORE >

 

6 Tips for April Gardening

It’s been a long cold drawn out winter, but there is light at the end of the tunnel – and spring has finally arrived. What took you so long?
Although the ground may still be frozen in parts and the weatherman keeps using that four-letter word, “snow” – there are still things you can do right READ MORE >

 

What do Rose Colours Mean?

When it comes to Valentine’s Day – nothing is more romantic than the rose. But do you know what message you’re sending? Different colour roses have different meanings.
So before your run out to buy that bouquet, check out this guide to some of the most popular colours and what they’re really saying. READ MORE >

 

Geranium says it with Flowers .. and Fun

This year Geranium Homes planted more seeds of community spirit as their “Neighbourhoods in Bloom” gardening event continues to grow. What began as a way to assist new Cardinal Point homeowners with starting up their gardens READ MORE >