Brian Minter offers the buzz on bees

Helping the bees helps us

  • Mar 18th, 2018

Surrounded by coastal serenity, tourists spontaneously tie the knot in Ucluelet

“I said, jokingly, to Justin, ‘Hey, you want to get married today?’ He said, ‘Yeah!’

Bring some early colour into your garden

Winter-flowering heathers are one of the best sources of winter and early spring colour, says Brian Minter.

  • Mar 13th, 2018

The sweet smells of summer, but in winter

The best winter fragrance comes from a rather unassuming green plant commonly called ‘sweet box,’ writes Brian Minter

  • Mar 3rd, 2018

Finding success with seeds

There is a lot of satisfaction in growing your own plants from seed, says master gardener Brian Minter

  • Feb 17th, 2018

Winter offers chance to plan food garden

Vegetable gardens cut costs and offer food security

  • Dec 23rd, 2017
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Moose gives early morning visit to B.C. conservation officers
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Elusive Greenland sharks caught on camera in Nunavut

Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday

In which Santa Claus discovers the power of healthy living

  • Dec 19th, 2017

Bring the beauty of the bulb indoors

A great way to brighten the dark winter days

  • Dec 16th, 2017

The Christmas rose a holiday treat

Helleborus also make wonderful Christmas gifts, reminds Brian Minter

  • Dec 9th, 2017

Get the most from the foods you eat

Good digestion is important for a healthy, vibrant and energetic body, writes Tanja Shaw

  • Dec 3rd, 2017

Capture the scent of the season

Christmas greens are inexpensive, natural and fragrant, writes Brian Minter

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Five gentle morning stretches to start your day

Set a goal to complete the stretches daily, says Tanja Shaw

  • Nov 28th, 2017

Relaxed and mindful eating

Slow down, enjoy the moment and eat better

  • Nov 12th, 2017

Feeding birds during the winter

If you are serious about attracting birds to your garden, Brian Minter shows you how.

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Winter’s coming; Is your yard ready?

Brian Minter offers a fall t0-do list to prepare for winter.

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Eating your way to better health

Nutrition tips for osteoarthritis

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

Add colour to those dark days of winter

Kale will take a good deal of frost, but will need cover when the cold outflow winds begin to blow

  • Oct 21st, 2017

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Building a bridge in the Light the Portrait workshop

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Batten down the hatches winter is coming

When the nights get colder and frost starts appearing in the mornings it’s time to take action

Right mindset key to success

The problem isn’t the plan, says Tanja Shaw. The problem is that we don’t stick to any plan consistently enough to get results.

  • Oct 14th, 2017