Friday, June 23, 2017

Yard of the Week — Sue Adams and Geoff Stewart

656 Bellamy Mills Road, Clayton is the home of gardeners Sue Adams and Geoff Stewart.  This lovely garden and outdoor space includes an ornate...

Gardening in Almonte: Know Thy Enemy!

In last weeks column I reported that I had been horrified with the veritable witches’ brew of six or seven of the most invasive...

Gardening in Almonte: Buyer Beware!

I had the occasion last week to check out a large-scale landscaping project. What I saw horrified me! Two new large perennial beds, very...

Gardening in Almonte: Live and let live?

Well to a point! I have found that all experienced gardeners come to a point where they take great delight in wreaking vengeance on...

Gardening in Almonte: A Reality Check

All of a sudden June is knocking at the door and my completely unrealistic expectations and plans for gardening are now colliding with the...

Gardening in Almonte: Almonte Farmers Market Opened on Saturday!

  I spent a delightful four hours Saturday morning at the Master Gardener table at the Almonte Farmers Market breathing in the tantalizing aroma of...

Gardening in Almonte: Nature always wins!

Nature always wins! – very wise advice from local gardening celebrity Ed Lawrence. In the final analysis we have to adapt to whatever Ma...

Gardening in Almonte: Rain disaster 

The inconvenience and delays to our gardening plans pales in comparison to the very real disaster that the huge volumes of rain are creating...

Gardening in Almonte: Get off the grass!!

I find most advertising on television irritating if not downright insulting or offensive. However there are a certain group of advertisers, which emerge like...

Gardening in Almonte: Who has seen the rain???

Just how much rain have we received already this spring? What a difference a year makes. The first three weeks of April this year...
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