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A Tree for Every Hero – Highway of Heroes Tribute

We are planting 117,000 trees – one tree for each of Canada’s war dead since Confederation. A living, breathing memorial.

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines
Harrowsmith Cookie Contest
Food » Recipes

Trade Secrets from Langdon Hall’s Pastry Chef, Rachel Nicholson

Chef Nicholson Shares Her Holiday Biscotti Recipe with Harrowsmith!

Food » Recipes

Candy Cane Peppermint Biscotti recipe

Biscotti are conversation starters, meant to be savored crunch by crunch, and not inhaled like softer cookies often are. 


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Lavender: a little patch of heaven

What’s the Best Hardy Lavender to Grow from Seeds? Best of the Harrowsmith Garden Trials.

Mark Cullen’s Gardener’s Checklist for Fall

Mark Cullen lets us know what to do once that cold wind starts blowing in.

Small Farms

We need to move away from mass production, and there’s zero doubt in my mind we are heading that way.

Home & Design

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Ten 150-Year Old Household Tips That Still Work

They’re natural, effective, non-caustic and practically free. No wonder old-fashioned cleaning tips are back in a big way.

Home, Sweet (Log) Home is FOR SALE

Capture a unique opportunity to own a piece of Canadian History.

Gather Round – DIY Wreath

Welcome the season with a homemade wreath inspired by treasures found

Travel & Culture

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Get happy!

A simpler, more sustainable life may also be the secret to happiness

Lighthouse Diaries

Ocean rescues, whale spotting and bocce on the helipad—it’s all just another glorious summer day in the life of this B.C. lighthouse keeper

Country guy

Former Harrowsmith columnist Dan Needles talks to us about country living and his new book, True Confessions from the Ninth Concession: The Harrowsmith Years


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How Does Your Cookie Crumble?

Five Foodies Share Their Holiday Cookie Secrets

Beer and Holiday Foods—A Perfect Pairing

Ryan Barath, brewmaster at Collective Arts Brewing, on matching beers and cheeses

Christmas Baking at Dundurn Castle

Janet Kronick, the historic kitchen coordinator at Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, whips up a wonderful moulded shortbread.


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Ducks Unlimited Canada Episode 7 – How to Freeze a Frog and Cook a Goose

In the hard, frozen surface of winter wetlands it looks like all is calm, all is bright.

Ya Gotta Love Garlic

Think your planting is done by late spring? Try sowing some garlic this fall for a pungent, oh so tasty crop next summer.

Chewing up the Scenery

Many seemingly innocent plants are a real hazard if eaten. All gardeners with pets (not to mention young children or visiting grandkids) should poison-proof their gardens