Category Archives: gardens

Garden Gazing in Toronto

I’ve never been a gardener. But boy do I love flowers. An obvious influence must be that my childhood century home in the country sat on just shy of an acre of green grass, with  a glorious potpurri of wildflowers … Continue reading

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Done with winter? Celebrate spring with these five winter-busting remedies

It’s beginning to look a lot like…spring!  Canada Blooms opens in Toronto on March 10th. Brighten  your day and take some time to smell the roses…and lilacs and daffodils and…. (The following article was originally published March 26, 2014) There’s … Continue reading

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Five favourite things about Canada’s favourite spa

Upon entering the serene stone-walled grounds to Ste. Anne’s Spa in Grafton, Ontario, it’s easy to imagine stealing away into the transformed secret garden described in famous children’s author Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel, The Secret Garden. Built in 1858 by … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Dutch

Yes, that’s Kevin Bacon of Footloose fame standing next to me. My breakfast at the Palomar hotel in Philadelphia was less humdrum than usual after I spotted the A-list celebrity.    There weren’t any other patrons at our side of the … Continue reading

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Explore Quebec City

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