Life

The grass doesn’t always have to be greener

Ornamental grasses can add a stunning array of shades and colours to your garden

  • Jul 14th, 2018

Okanagan hosts 4H clubs from across B.C.

Stock Show this weekend in Armstrong

Made in the shade: Minter shows you how

Shade trees can keep your home cool, and enhance the beauty of your yard, Brian Minter says.

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Legion Week celebrated across B.C.

Starting today, BC/Yukon Command of Royal Canadian Legion is hosting events in 65 communities

Spice up your garden with herbs

Fresh herbs add a flavourful dimension to any garden

  • Jun 9th, 2018

VIDEO: Goats get in downward dog at B.C. ranch

Yoga with Goats every Wednesday and Saturday in June

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Here's a taste of the eclectic menus of the Calgary Stampede
Cineplex to deliver popcorn and movie snacks by Uber

Unicyclist starts his cross-Canada trip in Vancouver

Taylor Stark started his journey May 7

  • May 23rd, 2018

Video: B.C. canines crowned for saving owner’s life

One-year-later Matthew Smith is still recovering, in Campbell River

Going beyond flowers for Mother’s Day

You might even plant Mom’s gift for her, writes Brian Minter. “In the right location, of course!”

  • May 8th, 2018

Keep the colour coming all spring

Flowering shrubs can deliver a cascade of colour if timed right

  • Apr 28th, 2018

Time to get growing in the garden

Not all vegetables can be started early. Brian Minter helps you find the ones that can go in now.

  • Apr 20th, 2018

Add a splash of spring colour

Brian Minter offers tips on how to add a little early spring colour to your garden

  • Apr 1st, 2018

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

Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday

In which Santa Claus discovers the power of healthy living

  • Dec 19th, 2017