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In each issue of Cottage Life you'll find answers to your cottage questions, delicious recipes, design ideas, and stories of other interesting cottagers and some wildlife too

Contents

Features

Perched on a Cliff
By

An expat Canadian revives her West Coast roots with a tiny, perfect Bowen Island retreat.

A Cottage Greenovation
By

Love our planet? Give your cottage an eco-makeover.

Custodians of Paradise
By

The recipients of our 2nd annual Green Cottager Awards.

Restore, Replant, Relax
By

Three inspiring ways to nurture a natural shoreline.

How to Choose a Greener Cleaner
By

Pick the right soap and shampoo and you can help preserve your lake’s water quality.

All the Kids Came Back
By

The car-free, carefree cottagers of Victoria Beach.

Take the High Road
By Jim Kenzie

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
By

The magical beauties of the awakening forest floor.

Preferred Shares
By

Time-tested recipes from cottager cookbooks.

Puttering

Saturday Project
By Raj Chaudhry

Suitcase stand

Real Tools
By Paul Lewis

Portable air compressor

Go Green
By

Sustainable insulation

Solutions

By Allan Britnell and Ryan Shervill
Lithium-ion batteries; Local, independent sawmills

Job Jar
By Steve Maxwell

Readying new wood for stain

DIY Weekend Builder
By Ryan Shervill

A water pump or generator house

Great Inventions
By Pat Lynch

Two-jug water system; Raccoon-thwarting fence

On the Waterfront

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 ball

Cottage Coup

Stranger in a Strange Land
By

The smell, the noise, the creatures. What is this place and what is it doing to me?

Cottage Q&A

By

A big dig, canoe identification, a tree mystery, bottled water options, Trent-Severn real estate.

Cottage Watch

When the Sun Goes Down
By David Harris

Will wind turbines work at your off-grid cottage?

Nature Scrapbook

Layaway Plan
By

The wily cowbird never puts all her eggs in one basket.

Weekender

By

The first job is making the job jar.

Photo Journal


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