A few questions with Halifax artist Élana Camille Saimovici
Why can’t it be you? The driving force behind success
SUCCESS = career + money ... or does it?
Should I stay or should I go? A look at graduate retention
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Success: Two women. Two lives. One take.
Five questions, 10 answers: let's make prejudice, inequality history
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The Western Star
CARSON ARTHUR: Strawberries are one fruit that almost anyone can grow
MIKE HOLMES: A/C use means a cool home, but at a higher cost
Once loved, now on trend: Upcycling furniture is easier than you think, says paint expert
Colin and Justin: Life's a beach
CARSON ARTHUR: It takes patience to grow asparagus
Asparagus is one of my favourite vegetables to eat — but it takes a lot of patience to grow it. It will be about three years before you harvest your first asparagus crop and for some gardeners that is a long wait. The good news, an asparagus ...
Why should you open your pool early?
Summer’s coming Although it is too cold to swim, it is a great time to start planning your pool opening for the season. Did you know that most professionals will open their own pools during the month of April? Why? Because they know that ...
Tips for success in container gardening
By Brian Minter I would venture to say well over 60 per cent of our food and colour plants grown at home are planted in containers, but, unfortunately, many with varying degrees of success. We all have great expectations when we begin our ...
Growing Things: Show moss who's boss by bolstering soil and drainage
Q: I have an infestation of moss in some of my flower beds on the north side of my house. Is there anything I can do to remove it without having to dig it all out? Thank you for your helpful column. A: Thank you for your kind words. Infestations ...
Your home, it's only going to get smarter
When it comes to the evolution of “smart” homes, things are just getting started. “Somebody the other night said … ‘We’re 25 per cent into the evolution of the smart home.’ And I was like, there’s ...
MILLENNIAL HOMEMAKER: Tales from a not-quite green thumb
OK, I’ll confess — I love plants. But here’s the tea, it’s mainly the look of them — or the smell of them, if they’re flowers — that I like because I am by no means a green thumb. My partner, the ...
Designing a functional and stylish home office
Your home office needs to be comfortable and functional, so invest in a good quality chair, say designers. ...
Get your new home looking spectacular with these design tips
Walking through the threshold of your finished new build home can be one of life’s greatest excitements. After all, you’ve spent countless hours visiting show homes, choosing a builder, picking out the perfect home model for you and your ...
MIKE HOLMES: Flexibility is key to doing renovation work
My daughter-in-law, Lisa, is always trying to get me to try yoga with her. She says it’s good for your muscles and increases your flexibility. My answer for her is: I’m a contractor — and believe me, that makes me plenty flexible. ...
MILLENNIAL HOMEMAKER: There are plenty of options for spice storage
Well hey there my home hermit people (that’s right — I refer to us homebodies as hermits — we want to be at home with a cup of tea brewing and enjoying life from the place in the world we’re most comfortable). Within the ...