Home and Garden Tips

Add honey berries to your landscape



Consider adding honey berries (aka Haskap, Blue Honeysuckle, Sweet Berry Honeysuckle, Saskatoons) to your edible landscape. This prolific-bearing, deciduous bush is native to Siberia (Zone 1),but has long been part of the University of Saskatchewan breeding program. Honeyberries are very similar to blueberries, but the fruits are elongated and much larger. High in nutrition, they are perfect for eating, cooking, […]

Tips on keeping cut flowers fresh longer



If cut flower stems are momentarily out of water, air plugs up the cells that need to transport liquid. Dissolve commercial preservative in 110-degree water in a clean vase. Remove the foodproducing leaves below the water level. Recut the stems under water and quickly place into prepared vase. Place the vase in a very cool environment for two hours to […]

How to find a hobby that can enrich your life

 Commitments to work and family can make adults feel like they have little time for much else. But finding time to pursue hobbies can benefit men and women in various ways. A form of escapism that can provide a much-needed respite from the hecti… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Resolve to exercise and eat healthy food



 Need a little moral boost in sticking to your diet plan? You can increase physical activity by shoveling, dusting off that exercise machine, or soaking up some southern sun. But not everyone can pack up and leave. Some helpful tips for weight l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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