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Spring 2017

Volume 24 Number 1

A Botany of Desire

Mar 20, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Leisure

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.

Take a Tour of Larkspur Hollow

Mar 20, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Leisure

At their garden in Mono, Liz and George Knowles garden with an eye to all four seasons.

Stars of Larkspur Hollow

Mar 20, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Leisure

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.

Vernal Pools

Mar 20, 2017 | Don Scallen | Environment

These fleeting spring wetlands are factories of biodiversity. Unusual winters threaten vernal pools, as do hot, dry summers.

Hit Your Rhythm with Drumming

Mar 20, 2017 | Janice Quirt | Arts

How to join a drumming circle and reap the benefits of drumming, which include decreasing stress and anxiety.

Summer Camps in the Hills

Mar 20, 2017 | Janice Quirt | Leisure

Whether your child loves the arts, riding, sports or campfire singing, here’s how to find the perfect summer camp in Erin, Caledon, Orangeville and area.

Doris Porter Goes to War

Mar 20, 2017 | Ken Weber | Heritage

As a young woman, the lifelong resident of Caledon served in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps during World War II.

Remembrance of Vimy Ridge

Mar 20, 2017 | Signe Ball | Heritage

Among Canada’s troops at Vimy was a young poet named Christopher George Cook.

8 Ways to Kick Your Grass Habit

Mar 20, 2017 | Don Scallen | Environment

Inspiring tales from those who broke free from the rule of lawn.

Ballroom Dancing Spins Through Caledon

Mar 20, 2017 | Liz Beatty | Arts

A beginner’s ode to getting into the ballroom dancing groove.

The Shuttle People

Mar 20, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins | Community

Meet the good folks who get you home when your car won’t.

Letters – Our Readers Write: Spring 2017

Mar 20, 2017 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Spring 2017 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Earthly Delights

Mar 20, 2017 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

Gardening has always been one of my greatest pleasures, but my efforts were, and remain, of the “weekend gardener” variety.

Russna Kaur

Mar 20, 2017 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence

Russna Kaur’s works can be found in private and corporate collections.