Authors Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Jeannine Taylor
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Jeannine Taylor is the CEO and publisher of kawarthaNOW.com and a contributing writer. She's a self-professed geek and early adopter. She's also a vegetarian, music lover, and arts enthusiast. Jeannine would rather be at the cottage kayaking, boating, reading, paddle boarding, or biking with her border collie Tess. You can follow her on Instagram @wired_woman or on Twitter @wiredwoman.
Gardens Plus owner Dawn Golloher is the local queen of easy-care perennials including daylilies and hosta. The garden and greenhouse at Gardens Plus is a great place to visit and get inspired for your own garden expansion. July is a perfect time for a tour, with over 900 daylilies and 600 hosta on display, and more than 200 varieties of hosta for sale. (Photo: Gardens Plus)

Kick up your part-shade garden with easy-care perennials

Gardens Plus owner Dawn Golloher talks about new hosta varieties, growing tips, and adding texture and colour to your shade gardens.
Lynn Zimmer (centre) with the board of directors of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. The executive director announced her upcoming retirement at the organization's annual general meeting on June 20, 2019. Zimmer has been at the helm of the women's organization for the past 35 years. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

Lynn Zimmer to retire from YWCA Peterborough Haliburton after 35 years

'Beloved' executive director of women's organization was also founding member of Canada's first shelter for abused women.
Some of the members of 100 Women Peterborough with representatives from Five Counties Children's Centre, including 15-year-old client Rebecca Jordan and board chair Adam White (both holding the cheque). The non-profit organization that provides therapy services for children will receive more than $10,000 from the group. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough raises more than $10,000 for Five Counties Children’s Centre

Collective philanthropy group has now donated around $70,000 to six local organizations.
This photo by Robert A. Metcalfe was one of 10 trillium photos by Kawarthas photographers that were featured in our top post on our Instagram for May 2019. (Photo: Robert A. Metcalfe @robert.a.metcalfe / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for May 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
The 19th annual Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Del Crary Park in downtown Peterborough. Community, junior, competitive, and breast cancer survivor teams will join together for a fun and exciting day of dragon boat racing on Little Lake to raise funds for state-of-the-art cancer technology at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW.com)

Perfect weather in store for Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday

Head to Del Crary Park to cheer on the paddlers and donate to help the festival meet its fundraising goal.
Along with staff and volunteers, Peterborough Business Downtown Improvement Area executive director Terry Guiel points at the promotional signage during the launch of the new 'Open Late 'Til Eight' initiative on June 4, 2019. The initiative will see 27 retail stores in downtown Peterborough staying open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays this summer, and parking will be free in the downtown after 6 p.m. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW.com)

Staying open late keeps people shopping local

Downtown Peterborough launches new 'Open Late 'Til Eight' initiative this summer, with free parking after 6 p.m.
One of two playful river otters in Buckhorn from a video by The Highlands Cottages that was the top post on our Instagram for April 2019. Watch the video in our story to see the two otters having fun in the early spring snow. (Photo: The Highlands Cottages @thehighlandscottages / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for April 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
Time is running out to register as a paddler or a team for the 19th annual Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival, which takes place on June 8, 2019 at Del Crary Park in downtown Peterborough. All proceeds raised by the festival will support breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW.com)

Last call for paddlers for the 2019 Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival

Register as an individual paddler or a team for the June 8th event that has raised more than $3.3 million for breast cancer to date/
This stunning photo of a majestic bald eagle in Selwyn Township, taken by scientist and photographer Robert Metcalfe, was the top post on our Instagram for March 2019. (Photo: Robert Metcalfe @robert.a.metcalfe / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for March 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
rock Mission executive director Bill McNabb (centre) celebrates the collective donation of more than $10,200 from members of the 100 Women Peterborough group at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on March 19, 2019. Brock Mission is the fifth local organization to receive a donation of at least $10,000 from group since its formation in early 2018. (Photo: Rosalea Terry)

100 Women Peterborough raises $10,200 for Brock Mission’s Cameron House

Collective philanthropy group has now donated almost $60,000 to five local organizations.

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