Tag Archives: Summer

Beautiful Path Lane Walkway Way In Summer Forest Park. Healthy Walking In Park Between Woods, Trees And Green Bushes.

Those Were The Days “All the Yesterdays Are Gone “

Those Were The Days “All the Yesterdays Are Gone “

Way back in 535 BC a Greek philosopher named Heraclitus made a profound statement, “you can never walk the same path twice”. I believe every one of us who have re-visited old homesteads, neighbourhoods or stomping grounds will attest his words to be not only sage insight but living truth. The Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor

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Father and son fishing in the river

Dragon​ ​Flies and Fishing Poles

Fishing is something I grew up with. My father spent many hours teaching my brothers and I how to cast, bait a hook, take a fish off the line, where to cast to catch the “big” bass and a slew of other tips and tricks. As a child, I spent many summer days in boats,

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houseboat at dock at sunrise

The Bliss of Houseboating

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, you can hear the call of a loon in the distance – you sail the Trent Severn Waterway on a houseboat. With endless possibilities and attractions the Trent Severn offers 386 kilometers of canal, connecting Lake Ontario at Trenton to Lake Huron at Port Severn. While you travel the waterway going from lake

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Leisure Fishing with Pro Angler Mike Williams

If you are lucky enough to get to the cottage or lake this summer, you will want to set aside some time to do some leisurely fishing. Fishing is a relaxing way to reconnect with nature, family and friends. Leave the cell phones alone for a few hours and escape the rigors of everyday life

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Cottage Lift on high hill

Lifting You Up When the Climb Has You Down

With fascinating landscapes abound in cottage country, structures are built where nature allows. Many properties remain water access, meaning if your cottage is also built on a hill or rock face you are carrying everything up that hill, every visit. Hillside homes and cottages offer great benefits – stunning sunsets, a breeze that keeps bugs

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Top view of rows of paintbrushes laying on abstract colorful oil paint artwork.

Artists, Artisans and Art Shows You Won’t Want to Miss this Summer!

Cottage Country has numerous talented Artists and Artisans, crafting unique one-of-a-kind pieces that speak to the cottage country experience. Here are some of our favourites that you will want to check out this summer. Featured Artist Paul Chester – Art Gallery of Bancroft Paul Chester has been painting striking surreal landscapes and capturing natural beauties

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phenomenal lavender bush

Battling the Bite with Protective Plants

Nature offers us so many great natural defences to the things that bother us. There are few pests more bothersome than the hated mosquito. Luckily we have options that you can grow in your garden that will help make mosquitoes buzz off. Lemon Grass – The smell that is given off when burning citronella candles

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Protection and Avoidance of Black Flies and Ticks

Black flies are known to be prevalent from mid-May to approximately the end of June. (cold and wet can keep them here longer) Ticks, can be found in many wooded areas and are most active from approximately April to November. Here are some suggestions to help you protect yourself and avoid unwanted bites this year!

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