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House beautiful: Making their own masterpiece (with video)

Artists Bruce Ketterer and Kathleen McPhail have fashioned a new home that looks like it stepped out of another century

When neighbours feud...

Bylaw-enforcement officers get stuck in the middle of escalating complaints

Self-management at its best

Condo complex residents pitch in with tasks, eliminate a lot of fees

Planting for the perfume

The good fortune of having a home garden brings with it, among many other agreeable perks, the superb pleasure of being greeted by bursts of fragrance on strolls through the landscape.

House beautiful: Little footprint, big views (with video)

Glass-and-concrete home creates small, spectacular perch on Saltspring Island

Gardens can be more than eye candy

Book shows you how to create stylish space with edible plants

Stylish living goes outdoors

Folding lawn chairs and hibachis give way to entire backyard rooms

Tour this Central Saanich home designed with different tastes, story, photo, video

Opera director Timothy Vernon loves a bold, ornate look; his wife prefers classical decor in pastels. Together, they've created a harmonious home

Deep blue petunias perfume July garden

I nudged my nose into the deep royal purple of a plush Storm Blue petunia bloom and inhaled its rich, sweet perfume. The distinctive fragrance of petunia is a summer pleasure I indulge in every year, with plantings on and near the patio.

From rustic to resplendent

Renovation lassoes not-so-charming country barn-style house into a modern and elegant West Coast retreat