Landscaping

Natural pools, Lanscaping and deck construction

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Cedar deck and stairs under construction

10 tips for building decks that will last longer

How to build decks with greater durability - material choices and construction techniques for longer lifespans

Permeable interlock paver stones

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

How to create landscaping surfaces that allow for the absorption of storm water.

Natural backyard swimming pool (NSP)

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

Say goodbye to chlorine and hello to beauty, by using plants for filtration and oxygenation of natural swimming pools.

Jenine Alexander's homemade mobile tiny house

DIY Tiny House for less than $3,500

Built largely with reclaimed and salvaged materials, Jenine Alexander built this beautiful tiny home for less than $3,500

Midori Uchi

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

On September 10, 2012, Naikoon Contracting Ltd. officially broke ground on the "Midori Uchi", launching the construction of what they hope will be the greene...

Important tips for a successful build or renovation

Planning and budget tips for home building and renovating

Choosing a home and neighbourhood

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

Whether you're buying or building, here are things to look for in a new home and location.

Radiant floor heat in a bathroom

Radiant heat in a slab-on-grade floor - video

Radiant heated floors add comfort to a home and can help you heat more efficiently.

How radiant floors work

How to design for thermal comfort in a home

Factors far beyond just air temperature affect how comfortable a home is, and if you design for comfort you will end up with a more durable and efficient home.

A sustainably built, ultra modern and affordable tiny house

NOMAD Micro Home launches crowd funding campaign, takes green building world by storm.

Not only are these sustainably manufactured tiny pre-fab homes affordable, they're ready to go off grid and look good doing it.

7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

The year round off-grid greenhouse demystified, a Guest Post by Lindsey Schiller

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