Keeping Your Grass Green Using Less Water

Watering lawns and gardens, washing cars, filling swimming pools and with periods of low rainfall – in the summertime our water use can double. So how can you keep your lawn green and use less water as the title suggests?  By using a few simple tips, your lawn and garden can cope with dry conditions and you can minimize water wastage. Many people tend to over water which results in significant … [Read more...]

Canada Mortgage Rules Change

Buying a first home or taking out a loan against an existing residence will be more difficult for Canadians under new rules announced Thursday, but Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says it's for their own good. For the fourth time in as many years, the finance minister moved to tighten the mortgage and lending landscape — changes that mean up to five per cent of Canadians who might be considering … [Read more...]