• The bold colours of poppies, irises and daylilies frame the farmhouse in June. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

    A Purposeful Garden

    Misha Dubbeld’s gracious Mono garden is a testament to 20 years of love and labour. With all that she’s learned, her latest project is conceived on a grand scale.

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  • A spring carpet in one of the Sants’ five greenhouses, 2015. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

    George Sant & Sons Greenhouses: Sowing the Seeds of Family Life

    Sants Greenhouses is a sprawling five-greenhouse operation that helps beautify not just southern Ontario but all corners of North America.

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  • Male bobolink, long a familiar sight in southern Ontario farm fields, these grassland birds are disappearing. Photo by Robert McCaw.

    Bobolinks and Meadowlarks in search of some breeding space

    Long a familiar sight in southern Ontario farm fields, these grassland birds are disappearing. So conservationists and others are joining forces to find practical ways 
to reverse the decline.

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Features

Blogs

Artist in Residence

  • Steam punk faery time machine (detail), 5" x 5". Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

    Gary Wright

    By Signe Ball

    You can visit Gary in his Hockley Valley studio. You'll see finished pieces as well as works in progress, and you may even see faeries in his garden.

At Home in the Hills

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Headwaters Nest

Historic Hills

  • Seneca Ketchum, 1772–1850. Courtesy St. John's York Mills Anglican Church.

    Seneca Ketchum

    By Ken Weber

    Seneca was nearly 60 when he came to Mono, an age when many people look forward to ease and comfort.

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