Landscaping ideas / Guides

Permeable interlock pavers & paving stones
Permeable laneways and patios

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

...ideas and inspiration - Or go to our Guide about Rainwater Management and permeable landscaping pavers for paths and driveways Here. Water-perme...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...landscaping. Water is a quickly dwindling resource and Canadians and Americans are the highest per capita consumers of water in the world. So anything we can ...

Cedar deck and stairs under construction cedar naturally the most durable wood
Decks, porches and gazebos

Tips for building a deck - 10 Tips to make your deck last longer

...landscaping a garden in cold climate zones and your home has a basement, is how to prevent spring thaw basement flooding - so be sure to carefully grade surface...

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!
Landscaping

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...Landscaping! Thyme is also quite tolerant of salt, so it is ideal along the edge of roads, walkways and laneways. Corsican Mint is a low maintenance alter...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...landscaping materials, and placing of vegetable gardens. The new house Providing natural light and air was behind the idea of using the three-storey s...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...ideas, materials, and innovative products I wanted to try out. This would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a model of sustainability, accessible de...