Chug-clink, chug-clink, chug-clink. The lower tracks of the Alexandra Bridge in central Ottawa reverberate like a Midway roller coaster as vehicles thunk along below.
From the iron crossties of the Canadian Pacific Rail to the steel wires at your local orthodontist, it is a known fact that tracks are made to take a heavy load. This is no exception in the window cleaning world.
This week we got in touch with Master Gardener Dot Brand to ask for her advice on how to create a window arrangement that will brighten your room and attract compliments from the neighbours. Here’s the science:
1) Choose plants that will thrive in the light they receive from the windowsill
Not all sills were made equal - consider the movement of the sun relative to your window sill. Between the lat...
A blooming bed of orchids adorns the interior of the bay windows at the front of my grandmothers house. To me, they are an exhalation of life from a woman who raised three boys and supported six grandchildren, who combs auras over the ill and pours tea at each family gathering.
For my grandmother, they are her mane and pride. At countless family gatherings she will remind us that her neighbours wa...