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We Dig It
Looking for a rare peony variety? Diana Hillman’s got you covered with rootstock from North America and the Netherlands.
Meet the women behind the blooms at Petals Flower Co., Purple Hill Lavender Farm, Stonewell Farm, Broadside Flowers and Caledon Hills Peony Farm.
Local sunflower and lavender farms are bursting with some of nature’s showiest blooms. Here’s how to enjoy them in person and via handmade products that capture the magic.
Terra Cotta landscape gardener Amanda White’s own garden is brimming with foxgloves and dahlias.
Signs of Spring
Calvin is a rare piebald version of a spotted salamander.
Most of our minnows, like our songbirds, breed in spring and many male minnows, like male songbirds, advertise their reproductive fitness with brilliant colours.
In March nature pushes against the shackles of winter, and then bursts free with birdsong and butterflies.
There is much to quicken the pulse at this time of year. So much to see, hear and appreciate.
Calling All Cooks
This zingy lemon garlic salad is a takeaway hit at Rasmi’s Falafel at the Orangeville Farmers’ Market. Here’s how to make it at home.
This apple and kale salad is perfect for potlucks because it travels so well.
Please harvest wild leeks sustainably, taking only 5 to 15 per cent of a given population a year.
After your foraging trip, try this fettuccine dish to celebrate.
On the calm, early morning waters of Island Lake, rowers get a healthy head start on their day.
Are e-bikes cheating or are they the perfect solution for our hills? Two very different local cyclists take their e-bikes out for a spin, and weigh in on the experience.
Nicola Ross shows readers how to navigate local Caledon trails, including the Bruce Trail and the Trans Canada Trail, without having to backtrack or arrange to leave a car at a hike’s endpoint.
The name may be goofy, but this racquet sport delivers a competitive workout.