Carson Arthur
Carson Arthur started his television career as a behind-the-scenes prop coordinator for a national garden call-in show. Very quickly, Carson turned an opportunity to host his own show into a landscape design staple. With international coverage, Carson has become a voice of environmentally friendly landscape design on a global scale.

Look for Carson as the newest guest expert for The Shopping Channel as he rolls out amazing new products for the great outdoors in 2013. Carson is also now the outdoor expert for Better Homes and Gardens Dream Team.

Entries by Carson Arthur

How To Grow Your Own Kitchen Garden

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 12:35 PM

With everyone focused on making financial sacrifices in order to put a little extra aside, the backyard is a perfect opportunity to make your garden work for you.

The kitchen garden has become fashionable again. Call it backyard farming, people are replacing the annuals that they invest in year...

Read Post

How To Survive the Ugly Side of Summer

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 1:00 PM

We spend all winter waiting for it... and for some of us, suffer miserably through it. I'm talking about summer. There is definitely an ugly side to our favourite season that we grin and bear! I'm talking about allergies, mold and mosquito bites. Don't spend the entire summer inside hiding...

Read Post

Top 5 Tips For Reducing Yard Work This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2014 | 5:36 PM

"With busier schedules and changing priorities, today's homeowner wants to be able to maximize their available time and minimize the time spent on household chores."

I couldn't possibly agree more! We all have our 'must-do' lists when it comes to maintaining...

Read Post

2014: A Time to Renew

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 10:22 AM

Every year the experts come out with the list of gardening trends to watch. This year seems a little different. There are still great lists of new plants and popular fabric colors, but the consensus for 2014 is that it's a time for starting over.

I'm officially declaring 2014...

Read Post

Top Dollar

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:28 AM

Apparently, the housing market isn't waiting for warm weather this year to heat up! The number of buyers and sellers on the market has been increasing and new records across Canada are being set. The trend for 2014: "Buy a new home!"

So if buying is on trend, then selling...

Read Post

Apres Ski Me!

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 4:35 PM

True statement: I do a lot of media. As a result, every year at this time, I get asked to do a feature on extending the outdoor season through the use of heaters or fireplaces. Whether it's an article on the newest stand-alone propane heaters that are on every restaurant...

Read Post

Tools to Help Revitalize Your Garden

(3) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 12:19 PM

When the warm weather arrives, every homeowner has an inventory of outside chores: cutting the lawn, weeding the garden, washing windows and cleaning the eaves are at the top of every list, including mine. This year however, I'm adding some new 'must-do' items to make the outdoors more enjoyable.


Read Post