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This Orangeville artist strings together her Anishnaabe heritage and contemporary design in every pair of earrings she makes.
An Orangeville jeweller casts nature as the star of her striking one-of-a-kind pieces.
How an Orangeville mom made homemade soaps and beauty oils her business.
Headwaters Fly Fishing Club keeps the art and craft of handmade ties alive.
From the Alton Mill to the One of a Kind Show, this knitter’s up-sized pieces are wowing collectors.
How a designer found her groove in Caledon East by offering one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and sculptural clothing creations.
The ancient craft of dry stone walling is alive and well in Headwaters thanks to this busy local artisan.
This jeweller crafts her designs to match the individual – even when meeting them in person was on hold.
Vernal pools, like coral reefs, are theatres showcasing life and death struggles between prey and predators.
Ten species of frogs and toads share our landscape, a rich assemblage of hopping amphibians for such a northerly clime.
Along the Bruce Trail, spring is the time to slow to a saunter and see, hear and scent nature’s renewal.
On warm evenings in April and May our hills awaken to the life affirming voices of spring peepers. Their shrill calls stir the winter weary soul.
Calvin is a rare piebald version of a spotted salamander.
The heart-gladdening beauty of early wildflowers is a signal all is right in the woodland. Which one is your favourite?
May and June herald the arrival of a trio of supremely beautiful tropical migrants: indigo buntings, Baltimore orioles and rose-breasted grosbeaks.
Take time to notice the fox, white-crowned and white-throated sparrows.
Art and gardening inspire each other to superlative effect in the botanical pursuits of two local artists.
An allée of ‘Profusion’ crabapples at Lilactree Farm in Mulmur.
Terra Cotta landscape gardener Amanda White’s own garden is brimming with foxgloves and dahlias.
At their garden in Mono, Liz and George Knowles garden with an eye to all four seasons.
Dedicated local gardener Tony Spencer channels the aesthetic of the famed Dutch plantsman into his corner of the rural countryside of Mono.
Melanthon’s Amber Swidersky creates lush bouquets with blooms just steps from her floral studio.
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.
At Lee Anne Downey’s new lavender farm in Erin, small-batch products and intimate retreats are in the works.
Keeping both animals and staff safe was a priority at the Upper Credit Humane Society shelter.
A Mono teen reassesses her idea of “normal.”
A yoga teacher discovers the Zen in Zoom.