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This Orangeville artist strings together her Anishnaabe heritage and contemporary design in every pair of earrings she makes.
How an Orangeville mom made homemade soaps and beauty oils her business.
The ancient craft of dry stone walling is alive and well in Headwaters thanks to this busy local artisan.
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.
From the Alton Mill to the One of a Kind Show, this knitter’s up-sized pieces are wowing collectors.
This jeweller crafts her designs to match the individual – even when meeting them in person was on hold.
An Orangeville jeweller casts nature as the star of her striking one-of-a-kind pieces.
Five ways butterflies survive the winter.
Asters and goldenrods are tremendously important wildlife plants.
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.
Remarkably, flying squirrels can glide up to 90 metres, though most of their aerial journeys are much shorter.
There is much to quicken the pulse at this time of year. So much to see, hear and appreciate.
May and June herald the arrival of a trio of supremely beautiful tropical migrants: indigo buntings, Baltimore orioles and rose-breasted grosbeaks.
Along the Bruce Trail, spring is the time to slow to a saunter and see, hear and scent nature’s renewal.
Ten species of frogs and toads share our landscape, a rich assemblage of hopping amphibians for such a northerly clime.
At Lee Anne Downey’s new lavender farm in Erin, small-batch products and intimate retreats are in the works.
Art and gardening inspire each other to superlative effect in the botanical pursuits of two local artists.
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.
With trial, error, dumb luck – and joy – two neophytes transformed four acres of bramble and meadow into a painterly Hockley garden.
At their garden in Mono, Liz and George Knowles garden with an eye to all four seasons.
Terra Cotta landscape gardener Amanda White’s own garden is brimming with foxgloves and dahlias.
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.
How Lorraine Roberts conjures up dreamy landscapes using colour, shape – and an appetite for surprise.
Shelburne’s mayor reflects on both the tragedy that gripped his town and the compassion it inspired.
How an Orangeville soccer coach stayed connected when practice was cancelled.
On a Mulmur farm, an essential seasonal worker misses his Mexican homeland.
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.