BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

Apps to Reduce Kitchen Waste

It's the peak of harvest season, which means lots of vegetable washing, chopping, cooking, freezing ...

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Outdoor Living in Fall – Part 1

Too often, an outdoor room lies desolate as the chill winds of fall start to ...

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The 15 Best Interior Designers in Washington, DC

Washington DC is famous for its local style setters and impressive Georgetown design district, which includes over ...

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Keep Calm and Decorate: Home Inspiration from Great Britain

There’s nothing like the quiet gentility of an English garden or the energy of a ...

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How To Help Your Home Adapt To Cooler Weather

It's undeniable that the days are shorter, and school has started in some locales signaling ...

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It’s the peak of harvest season, which means lots of vegetable washing, chopping, cooking, freezing and canning. That means lots of food scraps, water usage, stock making, recycling and composting. I am by nature a frugal person trying to...
I was saddened to read about the community gardens along the Arbutus corridor in Vancouver being bulldozed. The article stated that gardens tended by families, some for 20 years, on an unused railroad track right-of-way had to be removed....