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Minter: Mother's Day plants — something to say 'Thank you'

Minter: Mother's Day plants — something to say 'Thank you'

Master gardener Brian Minter: "It isn’t just the flowers and plants, but the innovative ways in which they are presented....that will make all the difference."
House Beautiful: A lifelong love affair with stones

House Beautiful: A lifelong love affair with stones

Gardener-collector of evergreens, maples and giant rocks opens her stunning Uplands garden for the Victoria Conservatory of Music garden tour.
One Tech Tip: How to repair an electric toothbrush

One Tech Tip: How to repair an electric toothbrush

LONDON (AP) — Toothbrushes used to be simple, powered only by your hand so they never broke down.
Sunday Night Read: 'Dreams of Freedom'

Sunday Night Read: 'Dreams of Freedom'

This short story series submission is from Elias Ishak of Burnaby.
Minter: Life's beautiful. Have a rose — or a garden full of them

Minter: Life's beautiful. Have a rose — or a garden full of them

Master gardener Brian Minter shares his advice on how to care for roses this spring. Spoiler alert: they're heavy feeders.
Fair share: the right office solution can take finding the right partner

Fair share: the right office solution can take finding the right partner

TORONTO — There’s more choice than ever for office space, but it can still be a challenge for smaller companies to find the right fit.
This 'supereasy ramen' recipe shows how easy it is to make the Japanese noodle dish at home

This 'supereasy ramen' recipe shows how easy it is to make the Japanese noodle dish at home

TOKYO (AP) — Ramen noodles are so popular they have become one reason to visit Japan. But ramen can easily be cooked at home too, especially if you can find the ingredients at your neighborhood Asian grocery store.
Heavy rain heading for New West — including 20 mm on Thursday, Sunday

Heavy rain heading for New West — including 20 mm on Thursday, Sunday

While no formal warning is in effect, New Westminster could experience a significant amount of rainfall for the rest of the week.
Air Canada announces non-stop flights to Singapore from YVR

Air Canada announces non-stop flights to Singapore from YVR

Embark on a rejuvenating journey with Air Canada's new non-stop flight, offered four times a week from YVR on Boeing 787 Dreamliners
The problem with leaf blowers, and what you can do instead

The problem with leaf blowers, and what you can do instead

When I was a kid, I used to help my mother clear leaves the old-fashioned way — with a rake. These days, I don’t see many rakes in my neighborhood.