Does Honey have to have bee pollen?
It is, perhaps, the only place in Canada where you can buy a bacteria-killing, see-through garden hose, heritage tomato seeds and plant pots made from cow poop. The vendors at the Guelph Organic Conference and Trade Show offered a remarkable variety of organic...
Exploring Organic Bee Keeping Options
You wouldn’t expect the survival of the world food supply would depend on a hole in the ground 1,300 km from the North Pole. Deep inside a mountain on the island of Spitsbergen, Norway is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The last line of defence in edible plant species...
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Heritage seeds get a helping hand from the dedicated gardeners at SODC.
Is it really safer out in the country? Rural kids under six are more likely to be injured.
How hard can it be to get your mail in the country?
Everything you ever wanted to know about country living, but were afraid to ask!
Lyme disease is still rare but it is becoming increasingly common in southern Canada. Here are some tips to avoid it.
Everything you ever wanted to know about country living but were afraid to ask!
One barren day I woke and I was a widow. These are rural dreams, urban reality: reflections on life in the country.
Veteran Harrowsmith contributor Dan Needles examines the medieval origins of the Almanac.
An ATV is all play and no work, right? Not any more. Indeed, an ATV can hold its own doing chores on the farm.
The plan was simple: sneak into the house and boil a large kettle of water. Dump it inside the wall and the bees would be scalded to death.