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Author: Carson Arthur

Choosing Your Bay of Quinte Backyard

Chickens and a turkey roaming around a Bay of Quinte backyard.

Here are four things to contemplate when choosing your dream Bay of Quinte backyard.

Almost every homeowner, would be or otherwise, wants a dream backyard space (myself included). The beauty of the Bay of Quinte area is that there are many types of backyards that can fulfill your vision. The tough question is, Which one will you pick? Here are a few things to contemplate when choosing your perfect Bay of Quinte backyard. Waterfront Yes, you can still get waterfront property in this region! We have 1,200 km of shoreline to prove it. ...

Tips for Growing Window Sill Herbs

Carson Arthur How To Grow Window Sill Herbs

I am starting 2019 back at the basics for all of the new gardeners out there. One of the first spots that future gardeners often start is with herbs in the window sill. If you can keep these alive, you can pretty much grow anything! Unfortunately… it’s not as easy as you think. Just ask my kid sister, who has successfully killed many helpless rosemary and thyme. Carson’s Top Tips For Growing Window Sill Herbs A majority of the ...

How To Protect Your Trees From the Winter Weather

how to protect your trees from the winter weather

Winter is hard on trees. Heavy snow, violent ice storms and high winds can all damage trees, as can mild weather followed by extreme cold. It feels like we’ve had all of this already and it’s only January. What Should You Look For? At this time of year, you should be checking your tree for frost cracks. These vertical cracks are splits in the trunk of the tree cause by rapid drops in temperature freezing. Most commonly found on ...

Fir Trees For Christmas

I have a guilty pleasure. I like a real tree for the holidays—specifically, a fir tree. For me, there is nothing quite like the smell, the look or the reduced cleanup associated with a fir, but did you know that not all firs are the same? Here are my pro tips when choosing a fir tree for your home this holiday! BALSAM FIR First up is clearly the Balsam (won’t make that mistake again). Balsam Firs are known for ...

Millennials on the Move

The largest generation in history is about to change the economic game. Their desire for space and character over proximity makes for an interesting future for smaller communities like the BoQ.  W: carsonarthur.com EVERY SPRING I like to take a look at the housing numbers associated with buyers and what they are seeking so that I can gain a better understanding of how to help homeowners improve their home’s exterior. I’ve always known that even if you’re not planning ...

Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.