Pro-Mix Gardening
Food » Recipes Video

Vegan Walnut Cheeze

The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines
Harrowsmith Cookie Contest
Travel & Culture » Ontario Video

Christmas Baking at Dundurn Castle

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

Environment » Nature

Lavender: a little patch of heaven

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

Home & Design » DIY

Gather Round – DIY Wreath

Welcome the season with a homemade wreath inspired by treasures found

Gardening

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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.

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

Home & Design

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Fuel for Thought: A Guide to Heating Your Home

Oil? Wood? Electricity? Geothermal? Gas? Pellets? Propane? Ideas on choosing the lesser of the evils when considering home-heating options.

Canadian Candle

Also known as a “Swedish torch,” the Canadian candle is a fun option for sitting by the fire

Cottage Life & Eco Home

A green renovation turned this Ontario cottage into a comfortable year-round retreat

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

Food

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Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies CONTEST

Honestly, there’s never been a tastier chocolate chip cookie than this one.

Leek and Mushroom Custard Quiche with Goat Cheese and Gruyére

One of the miraculous things about eggs is their ability to become so many different textures.

Carrot Cake Marmalade

This carrot jam seems unusual, but it actually tastes like bright and tangy apricot jam, with a marmalade texture

Environment

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Fuel for Thought: A Guide to Heating Your Home

Oil? Wood? Electricity? Geothermal? Gas? Pellets? Propane? Ideas on choosing the lesser of the evils when considering home-heating options.

Mark Cullen’s Gardener’s Checklist for Fall

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

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