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Urban Picnics

August 22, 2012 Laura 1

One of the many joys of summer is the ability to dine outside.  Lunch on a busy patio, a backyard BBQ, or a glass of wine on the front porch – I love it all.  I’m always game for the al fresco dining experience and I’m a sucker for a good picnic. What’s not to love …

Urban Gardening

April 17, 2012 Laura 1

Now that spring has officially sprung, it’s time to start thinking about how we are going to maximize our tiny backyard and collection of planters for this gardening season. Although most of us here in downtown Toronto don’t have large plots of land with rows and rows of …

Mushrooms That Kill (termites!)

February 17, 2012 Peter 1

The mighty mushroom wears many hats.  From bringing us lifesaving antibiotics,  to enhancing a delicious risotto,  to making Alice shrink small and grow tall, the roles mushrooms play are as endless as the number of different species.  Well here’s yet another, slightly …