Alison McGill is a writer, editor and podcaster who lives in Halton Hills.
Dream CountryMar 20, 2023
When Ann and Jim Magee happened on a hidden gem in Caledon, they snapped it up and created an idyllic year-round country retreat for their sprawling family.
Feed the BirdsNov 20, 2022
Looking to bring colour and joy to those grey winter days? Setting up a feeder for our fine feathered friends is a mutually beneficial move.
Striking a CordSep 20, 2022
Everything you need to know about what type of wood to burn, and how to source, store and stack it all.
Open HouseSep 20, 2022
For two architects who built thriving careers in Czechoslovakia, Canada and China, a contemporary home set against the sweeping vistas of Mulmur’s Pine River valley is their paradise found.
Water WorksJun 24, 2022
Rural life means getting your water from a well. But do you know how your system operates and how to keep it healthy?
Historic ProportionsJun 24, 2022
An iconic 150-year-old stone farmhouse is restored and modernized into an oasis of rural living in Erin – amid rows and rows of lavender.
Natural RhythmMar 29, 2022
The rocky terrain on an escarpment precipice inspired rather than deterred the creation of this expansive Caledon garden.
How Does Your Garden Grow?Mar 29, 2022
Creating your first vegetable garden can seem like a daunting task. Here’s a beginner’s guide to choosing the right spot, the top crops and enjoying the fruits (well, vegetables) of your labour.
Happy Returns: Rural Tax CreditsMar 29, 2022
As a country property owner you may be eligible to apply for one of three Ontario tax savings programs – and start your journey as a steward of the landscape.
Nature Booster: Janice McClellandNov 29, 2021
How the Erin resident transformed a passion for the outdoors into many fruitful years of volunteering for the Bruce Trail Conservancy.