An expat Canadian revives her West Coast roots with a tiny, perfect Bowen Island retreat.A Cottage Greenovation
Love our planet? Give your cottage an eco-makeover.Custodians of Paradise
The recipients of our 2nd annual Green Cottager Awards.Restore, Replant, Relax
Three inspiring ways to nurture a natural shoreline.How to Choose a Greener Cleaner
Pick the right soap and shampoo and you can help preserve your lake’s water quality.All the Kids Came Back
The car-free, carefree cottagers of Victoria Beach.Take the High Road
You’re enviro-everything, but what about your car? Here’s a greener way to drive to the cottage.The Secret Life of Spring Flowers
The magical beauties of the awakening forest floor.Preferred Shares
Time-tested recipes from cottager cookbooks.Saturday Project
Suitcase standReal Tools
Portable air compressorGo Green
By Allan Britnell and Ryan Shervill
Lithium-ion batteries; Local, independent sawmills
Readying new wood for stainDIY Weekend Builder
A water pump or generator houseGreat Inventions
Two-jug water system; Raccoon-thwarting fence
My Favourite Critter; New traffic options; ThirstyWear; Ask Zim; Reporter; Walking stick; Online cottage connections; Carbon calculations; A wine for trees; Monopoly Mark 2; Waiting for a ballStranger in a Strange Land
The smell, the noise, the creatures. What is this place and what is it doing to me?
A big dig, canoe identification, a tree mystery, bottled water options, Trent-Severn real estate.When the Sun Goes Down
Will wind turbines work at your off-grid cottage?Layaway Plan
The wily cowbird never puts all her eggs in one basket.
The first job is making the job jar.