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A rustic bench is shaded by Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus’ and Helianthus salicifolius. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Splendour in the Grass

Sep 24, 2021 | Signe Ball

Mono gardener Misha Dubbeld’s newest garden, full of swaying grasses and anchored by a spillway of field rocks, was carved out of a windswept field.

Sue Joy’s canine companion, Traffic, 11, masters a sun salutation during a “doga” (dog yoga) class in August among the sunflowers at Campell’s Cross Farm in Caledon. Yoga with animals is one of the many contemporary variations of the ancient practice. Photo by Venesa Zukic, Fly Light Photography.

Pick Your Pose

Sep 24, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

From hatha to ashtanga, there’s a wide range of yoga styles to address your physical, mental or spiritual needs – even the need to include furry pals.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

A mobile fish market, sock drawer and sweet seven anagram.

A visitor takes in the epic view at Purple Hill Lavender in Mulmur. Photo courtesy Emma Courtney.

Sunflower and Lavender Dreams

Jun 22, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt | Farming

Local sunflower and lavender farms are bursting with some of nature’s showiest blooms. Here’s how to enjoy them in person and via handmade products that capture the magic.

From left, brothers Leif, Waverly and Xavier discover a cache in a hollowed out tree trunk. Photo by Fred Webster.

Geocaching Treasure Hunt

Jun 22, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

A thoroughly modern treasure hunt is a surefire way to get kids busy outdoors.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2021

Jun 22, 2021 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Marking time at the Jolly Morphology Club, a math journey with options and nouns from the outer edge.

Ruby-throated hummingbirds visit frequently in early summer to nectar on Sicilian honey garlic (Nectaroscordum siculum), a lesser known member of the onion family. Photo by Tony Spencer.

Piet Oudolf, Reimagined

Mar 31, 2021 | Tony Spencer

Dedicated local gardener Tony Spencer channels the aesthetic of the famed Dutch plantsman into his corner of the rural countryside of Mono.

Angus and his father, John, paddled together at least once a month through every season for 21 years. Photo by Fred Webster.

Canoeing the Humber

Mar 31, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.
– Henry David Thoreau

Al Waltho may have replaced two hips and a knee, but he’s not quite ready to hang up his skates. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Good Old Hockey Guy

Nov 24, 2020 | Anthony Jenkins

Al Waltho may have replaced two hips and a knee, but he’s not quite ready to hang up his skates.

Tales of a Snowboarding Newbie

Nov 24, 2020 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Strapping on a board for the first time can be daunting, but as Nicola Ross finds outs, hiring a knowledgeable instructor keeps bruising at bay.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Test your recall with our Christmas crafts, 7 to 4 and build your own zoo.

Kayaking

Sep 18, 2020 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Seeking peace and solitude on Island Lake in Orangeville.

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