Home and Garden

This 2021 image provided by LeighAnn Ferrara shows Ferrara’s young son as he watches a rabbit on a grassy patch of his White Plains, N.Y., yard, which is surrounded by planting beds of flowers, vegetables and trees. Many people are converting parts of their grass lawns into more diverse plantings. (LeighAnn Ferrara via AP

North America’s love affair with the lawn is getting messy

Some homeowners seeing a well-manicured lawn as an anachronism, even a threat

 

Simon Hammond watches as son Jonah tries out and AquaBlade window wiper during the Salmon Arm Spring Home Show at Shaw Centre on Saturday, April 30, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Snapshot: Seeing clearly at Salmon Arm Spring Home Show

Vendors and groups filled Shaw Centre’s Hucul Pond for weekend event

 

February 2, 2022 - Debra Schulze, owner of Khaya Home Decor in Duncan, photographed at her store.  Don Denton photo

Life and style with Debra Schulze

Khaya Home Decor owner makes a lifestyle change

  • Mar 21, 2022

 

Regardless of the temperature outside, it’s always the right season for a hot tub, suggests Tammy Hysert, manager of the Canadian Tire in Salmon Arm, where you’ll find a range of online and in-store hot tub products to meet the growing popularity of home spas.

Discovering a hot tub oasis

Canadian Tire creates backyard retreats

  • Feb 14, 2022
Regardless of the temperature outside, it’s always the right season for a hot tub, suggests Tammy Hysert, manager of the Canadian Tire in Salmon Arm, where you’ll find a range of online and in-store hot tub products to meet the growing popularity of home spas.
Considering a snowblower? Factors to consider include quantity of snowfall your property gets, the weight of the snow, the size of the site, and the type of surface to be cleared, note the team at the Salmon Arm Canadian Tire.

Snowblowers make winter more bearable

Tips to finding the perfect match

  • Nov 15, 2021
Considering a snowblower? Factors to consider include quantity of snowfall your property gets, the weight of the snow, the size of the site, and the type of surface to be cleared, note the team at the Salmon Arm Canadian Tire.
Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019
Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit