Your guide to seed houses & specialty nurseries across Canada... our 34th annual edition... with 130 entries... 40 new entries... Our most comprehensive survey ever!
Words Of Wisdom From The World-Famous Dionne Sisters On The Occasion Of Their 75th Birthday
Canadian Small Towns Still Remember The 1959 Royal Visit.
The Ballad Of The Retired Prairie Farmer
Macaroni and cheese must be just about everyone’s favourite comfort food. Informal as this dish may be, you’re going to want to invite a few friends over to sample it. Makes 8 servings.
Here is a time-honored recipe for leek soup that has been given a little flavour boost with the addition of blue cheese. It's a great late-season recipe, using leeks, potatoes and herbs that are still growing in the garden. Serves 6.
With or without the grilled chicken, this is a terrific salad with a hint of asian flavours. It is perfect as a main course on a warm summer evening and, of course, it’s one of the best ways to get your daily serving of dark, leafy greens.
Popular Plants Can Poison Your Pets.
What's the Best Hardy Lavender to Grow from Seeds? Best of the Harrowsmith Garden Trials.
Making the most of a Canadian growing season
Facelifting An Aging Apple Tree
A peek at the peaks of Yoho and Glacier National Parks, celebrating their 125th this year!
Taking The Plunge—Without A Lot Of Chlorine
Across Canada, small towns and rural places are being transformed by an influx of urban people. What are they looking for? And what have they got to offer us?
Loreena McKennitt is one of Canada’s most successful international artists, having sold more than 14 million albums around the world and achieved gold and multi-platinum status in more than 15 countries.
Husband, father, filmmaker, singer-songwriter, wilderness guide and, most notably, the writer-producer-director-host of an award-winning television series, Stroud is hard to pigeonhole.
Stepping onto a pair of skis for the first time at the tender age of two, Anne Heggtveit wasted little time making herself known as a skier. The daughter of cross-country ski champion Halvor Heggtveit, she won her first alpine race, the Ladies Senior Slalom and Combined Events at Wakefield, Quebec, at the age of seven.
Even though they cost the earth...even though we spend endless hours in traffic...even though they are one of the worst culprits behind the global warming crisis...cars still capture the hearts of canadians. Here’s a nostalgic look at our continuing—if jaded—love affair with the automobile.
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Most every old barn hides a “whatsit” or two. Whatsits are once-useful gadgets that have been gathering grime for generations, having long outlived their original purpose. Today, these found items are nothing less than a mystery to most barn owners. Heck, some of the doodads we collected for our quiz last year even stumped our panel of experts.
Wiarton Willie Casts A Big Shadow
Canadian music legend Stompin’ Tom Connors has agreed to share with the readers of HARROWSMITH’S TRULY CANADIAN ALMANAC a calendar he created.
Here is their latest inventory of this country’s heritage livestock, sorted out by the number of registrations of pure breeding female stock.
A Queen among heritage breeds.
There’s more than nostalgia at work In the effort to preserve rare livestock breeds.