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Condo Smarts: Service pet is exempt from bylaws, doesn't count toward one-pet limit

Condo Smarts: Service pet is exempt from bylaws, doesn't count toward one-pet limit

In addition to the exempt certified dog, other pets may be considered emotional support or some other valid reason for accommodation under the B.C. human rights code
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Fall sparks compulsion to reorganize, simplify and streamline

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Fall sparks compulsion to reorganize, simplify and streamline

Outdoors, autumn weather brings with it a desire to clean up and renovate enough to send the garden in good condition into winter.
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Plant spring bulbs in order of blooming

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Plant spring bulbs in order of blooming

Snowdrops (Galanthus), the first to flower in many gardens, are available in single-flowered and double-flowered forms
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Showy sedums make long-lasting, easy-care container plantings

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Showy sedums make long-lasting, easy-care container plantings

Dear Helen: Can you recommend a hanging basket plant that will be showy for many months and require minimal maintenance? A plant with low water needs would be good. I never manage to keep up with the hand watering. T.G.
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: As apple harvest begins, many delights to come

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: As apple harvest begins, many delights to come

Among the apple treats yet to enjoy — apple cake, apple clafouti, applesauce
Condo Smarts: Is bonding worth the investment on major project?

Condo Smarts: Is bonding worth the investment on major project?

A valuable business practice to consider: If contractors or consultants can't qualify for bonding or provide credible insurance for construction and liability, why are you hiring them?
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Barbara Dibley clematis flowers fade in full sunlight

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Barbara Dibley clematis flowers fade in full sunlight

Because of its twice-flowering habit, pruning the vine can be as simple or as complex as you choose
House Beautiful: Video art gallery tour showcases zen, urban, country homes

House Beautiful: Video art gallery tour showcases zen, urban, country homes

Volunteer group Gallery Associates are celebrating their 70th anniversary
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Selective pruning can help fill out Kerria japonica

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Selective pruning can help fill out Kerria japonica

Double-flowered form ‘Pleniflora’ is the one most seen in gardens here
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Colour separation on apple due to uneven sun exposure

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Colour separation on apple due to uneven sun exposure

A clearly defined colour separation is not unusual in gala apples
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