Home and garden

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes says that a rooftop garden does need to be flat to thrive, as his was grown on a rather steep slope. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Saanich mayor’s rooftop is home to an eco-friendly garden

Benefits of a green roof include reducing stormwater runoff and improving home insulation

 

Garden centre manager Jack Olszewski and Chris Beaudoin say business has grown by 50 per cent at the Sooke Home Hardware Store. (Rick Stiebel - Sooke News Mirror)

Flower power: COVID restrictions fuel boom in gardening

More people seeking flowers to add colour, says Sooke landscaper

 

2-day solutions to get your kitchen gleaming again

2-day solutions to get your kitchen gleaming again

Get back the look you love for your cabinets, furniture and shelves

  • Jul 13, 2020

 

The Victoria Home Renovation and Decor Show comes to Pearkes Rec Centre Feb. 28 to March 1, with more than 150 exhibitors on hand to answer your questions.

Don’t wait ‘til spring has sprung: It’s home and garden time now!

Meet all the experts at the free Victoria Home Renovation and Decor Show, Feb. 28 to March 1

  • Feb 24, 2020
The Victoria Home Renovation and Decor Show comes to Pearkes Rec Centre Feb. 28 to March 1, with more than 150 exhibitors on hand to answer your questions.
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
Garden suites will soon be a legal form of housing in Saanich, B.C. (Wikimedia Commons)

Garden suites coming soon to Saanich

Work is underway to legalize purpose-built detached garden suite rentals

  • Oct 22, 2019
Garden suites will soon be a legal form of housing in Saanich, B.C. (Wikimedia Commons)