There are 4 blog entries for February 2012.
Friday, February 24th, 2012 at 8:51am. 2924 Views, 1 Comments.
Do you have a green thumb that’s just itching to start gardening? Planting an indoor herb garden is the perfect activity to get you started.
First, figure out which herbs you want to grow (think of which flavours you like to use when cooking, as that’s what you’ll be using them for!). Next, pick out the pots. For individual herb plants, you’ll want to get deep, somewhat wide (about 6-12”) pots with good drainage holes. Fill them up with nutrient-rich potting soil; it can be beneficial to mix it with sand, or to place pebbles at the bottom to help with proper drainage.
While herbs grow best from seeds, if you’re in a rush you can also purchase seedlings; annuals, like basil, should be grown from seed because they have a shorter life cycle than perennials.…
Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 7:51am. 769 Views, 0 Comments.
The Calgary Home & Garden Show is coming up next weekend (February 23-26 at the BMO Centre and Corral), and we’re going to be there!
Image: Calgary Home & Garden Show
We’ll be showcasing our search tools that allow you to find out all about the Calgary real estate market, and find the right home for you – in your ideal style, in your ideal neighborhood. Plus, you can personally ask us any questions you may have regarding the current market and buying or selling a home.
This year’s show boasts over 650 exhibitors to help and inspire you with all of your home and garden needs; including HGTV and the Food Network’s Bryan Baeumler and Corbin Tomaszeski. For a full list of the show’s special guests, click here.
Leading up to the show, we’ll be giving away…
Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 7:34am. 2127 Views, 0 Comments.
If you’re selling your home, you’re probably trying to figure out how to increase the value of your home. If you start renovating, will there be a guaranteed return on your investment? Should you work on big or small projects?
We’ve compiled five tips on how to increase the value of your home, over at Set Your Stage’s blog. Click on the link below to check them out!
Set Your Stage’s Blog: Increase the Value of Your Home
Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 9:22am. 560 Views, 0 Comments.
Can you believe it’s already February? While it’s typically the coldest time of year, it is so mild right now that it’s the perfect time to get started on some home resolutions.
At the beginning of January, we launched a contest that was aimed at helping Calgarians kick-start their New Year’s Resolutions for their homes by giving away a $150 RONA gift card. We had a great response, and we also have a winner!
Kelly S., congratulations! You have won the gift card, and the opportunity to get started with your project of replacing “2 toilets with more efficient models.” Kelly was chosen via random.org.
To everyone who entered the contest, thank you for participating! This month we’ll be giving away five pairs of tickets to the Calgary Home & Garden Show, where…
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