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Meet More Makers
This Orangeville artist strings together her Anishnaabe heritage and contemporary design in every pair of earrings she makes.
The ancient craft of dry stone walling is alive and well in Headwaters thanks to this busy local artisan.
How an Orangeville mom made homemade soaps and beauty oils her business.
An Orangeville jeweller casts nature as the star of her striking one-of-a-kind pieces.
How a designer found her groove in Caledon East by offering one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and sculptural clothing creations.
Headwaters Fly Fishing Club keeps the art and craft of handmade ties alive.
This jeweller crafts her designs to match the individual – even when meeting them in person was on hold.
From the Alton Mill to the One of a Kind Show, this knitter’s up-sized pieces are wowing collectors.
Ten species of frogs and toads share our landscape, a rich assemblage of hopping amphibians for such a northerly clime.
These plants can switch genders throughout their lives in response to growing conditions.
Take time to notice the fox, white-crowned and white-throated sparrows.
Most of our minnows, like our songbirds, breed in spring and many male minnows, like male songbirds, advertise their reproductive fitness with brilliant colours.
Along the Bruce Trail, spring is the time to slow to a saunter and see, hear and scent nature’s renewal.
The heart-gladdening beauty of early wildflowers is a signal all is right in the woodland. Which one is your favourite?
Asters and goldenrods are tremendously important wildlife plants.
Remarkably, flying squirrels can glide up to 90 metres, though most of their aerial journeys are much shorter.
Gardener Liz Knowles’ passion for rare yet rugged alpine flora has transformed her Mono gardens into more than an aesthetic triumph. They’re an aide memoire of her life and travels 40 years on.
Art and gardening inspire each other to superlative effect in the botanical pursuits of two local artists.
Up close and personal with some of the stars of Liz Knowles’ garden – many of them from alpine destinations in Central Asia, China and India.
At their garden in Mono, Liz and George Knowles garden with an eye to all four seasons.
At Lee Anne Downey’s new lavender farm in Erin, small-batch products and intimate retreats are in the works.
With trial, error, dumb luck – and joy – two neophytes transformed four acres of bramble and meadow into a painterly Hockley garden.
How Lorraine Roberts conjures up dreamy landscapes using colour, shape – and an appetite for surprise.
Dedicated local gardener Tony Spencer channels the aesthetic of the famed Dutch plantsman into his corner of the rural countryside of Mono.
A Mono teen reassesses her idea of “normal.”
Keeping both animals and staff safe was a priority at the Upper Credit Humane Society shelter.
In the Kitchen
After your foraging trip, try this fettuccine dish to celebrate.
At Home in the Hills
How a project called Compass House helped one family build roots in Dufferin County – and cemented its two architects’ love of the area.