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Langley’s Best – Valentine’s Day Edition

We are so lucky to live here in the Fraser Valley for a seemingly infinite number of reasons… but perhaps you haven’t realized that our culinary scene boasts some great options. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, let’s keep it local!

Here are my recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day in Langley as memorable as it is spectacular:

 

How to Build and Maintain a Well on Your Langley Acreage

We’re very fortunate to live in a place and time that allows us to think so little about water. For nearly all of time, mankind has had a driving daily need to think about where, when, and how they were going to get their drinking water. But today, it’s just a matter of turning on the tap!

However, depending on where you live, there might be quite a few things going on behind the scenes that allow for clean, fresh water to be brought through your pipes. This is especially true if you currently live on – or are considering living on – any sizeable acreage. That’s because nearly all homes in rural settings need to create a self- sustaining source of water on their own (i.e. they’re too far out to be hooked into the local city or town’s water supply).

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Home Grown: Implications of (Legally) Growing Cannabis at Home in British Columbia

As you likely heard, on October 17th of 2018, Canada officially made it legal for residents to grow up to four cannabis plants inside their homes.

But before you go buying seeds and grow lights, you should take some time to think through all the implications that come with growing cannabis inside you home, and whether the reward outweighs the risk.

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How to Care for Your Septic System

Acreage living brings many wonderful things with it: fresh air, space to roam, and lots of friendly wildlife. But it also brings something else. Something that’s much less glamorous and rarely discussed: septic systems.

Though the idea of having to care for a septic system may scare some folks away from living their dream life in the country, I am here to tell you that these centuries-old filtration devices are nothing to be scared of. In fact, with a little regular maintenance, septic systems are often one of the most reliable parts of a home!

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