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gardening tips
11 Sep, 2021

Gardening tips: How to stop insects eating young plants

If you are a new homeowner with a garden and you’re propagating young plants, insects can be good and they can be a challenge. There is nothing more frustrating than insects devouring young green shoots before they have had time to mature as plants. Here are some gardening tips to help you stop insects from […]

Home gardening
13 Mar, 2021

Home Gardening to Save Money – 7 Top Tips

If you are a homeowner with your very own garden you may be harbouring deep unrequited yearnings to grow your own fruit and vegetables. You may have resisted over the years thinking it’s simply cheaper and  efficient to shop at the local farmers market or cooperative supermarket. Well, don’t give up that dream. Here are […]

aquaponics
8 Feb, 2021

Curious about Aquaponics? Here’s what you need to know

Many of our homeowners at HousesitMatch.com have gardens and love gardening.  Increasingly we hear about the growing trend in aquaponics as a means to grow produce in a larger scale.  Does aquaponics, or hydroponics as it is also known, interest you? Then read on. While it may not suit your post lockdown home garden, aquaponics […]

3 Mar, 2014

House-Sitting Helps to Fund Our Global Travel

Global travel made possible by house-sitting – from Sydney Australia to London England Chris and I met in Victoria, British Columbia on the west coast of Canada in February 2012. He was on a three-month vacation and had just returned to B.C. from a trip to California. We were both temporarily staying with friends in Victoria B.C., […]