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



Ruby Red Beehives and Arborite Angst
By Diane Forrest

Want to know what that Superman comic was worth before you used it as fire starter?

This is the Way the Cottage Crumbles
By Tom Carpenter

Where wood goes, rot follows. How to get back on solid footing.

He’s All Ears

Brian Johnstone's corn could stop traffic — and does, all summer long. How a cottage-country farmer grows the peaches and cream of the crop.

One-Trip Tray

Build our ultimate cottage-to-dock caddy.

The Family Compact

Puppa Plant turned a derelict lumber camp into a cottage compound for his descendants. How 60 of them share the Lake Pogamasing Plauntation.

The Singles Game

Solitaire is the perfect one-person pastime, but with these fun variations on the popular classic you won't be alone for long.

For Starters
By Jane Rodmell

Manage the late-day munchies with these simple, sensational, pre-dinner snacks.

Also in this issue

Cottage Q&A
Choosing a paintbrush
The greening of cottage-country golf courses
Conestogo Lake
Paper birch trees
Roy MacGregor on snapping turtles

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