Minter: How to attract butterflies to your garden

!Even though we have to make a few important adjustments to the traditional way we garden, writes Brian Minter, attracting butterflies to our gardens is both an interesting and environmentally friendly activity. - submitted photo
  • posted Jul 11, 2016 at 9:00 AM

We are learning the true value of insects in our gardens, as friends, pollinators and predators for some of our more troublesome pests.

Don’t let the heat beat your summertime workouts

  • posted Jun 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM

There’s one guarantee if you’re planning on keeping in shape this summer: the heat. Here are some tips to help you keep your cool.

Provincial campsite rush mostly B.C. residents

  • updated Jul 5, 2016 at 8:05 PM

Few BC Parks bookings going to commercial operators, solution is more campsite spaces, Environment Minister Mary Polak says

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

  • posted Jul 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

Minter: Add some colour with coleus

  • updated Jun 29, 2016 at 3:01 PM

The other nice thing about foliage plants is the new and wonderful colour combinations you can create, writes Brian Minter

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