Saturday, November 18, 2017

Gardening in Almonte: Moral Compass?

How do we decide right from wrong? I’m not talking the biggies here – grand theft auto, bank robberies and the ilk – but...

Gardening in Almonte: Good intentions?

Good intentions often lead gardeners down a road that in hindsight they may wish they had not chosen. With apologies to Robbie Burns, the...

Gardening in Almonte: Gardening with youth in Mississippi Mills

I am convinced that the health of our society can be improved by spreading the knowledge of gardening and of growing our own food,...

Gardening in Almonte: Hope for the Future

With accelerating speed each day gets shorter and shorter with less and less sunlight as we head towards the December Solstice. We all know...

Gardening in Almonte: Vignettes from a Garden Party

This past Saturday we had a garden party at the Carleton Place Community Garden on Townline Road in Carleton Place to announce the winner...

Gardening in Almonte: We’re goin’ to a garden party

Circle the date October 14! Yes, that’s right – this Saturday, sun or rain from 11am to 1pm; we are having a garden party...

Gardening in Almonte: How sweet it is!

I finally got around to digging a bed of sweet potatoes last week. I had told myself that I would dig them before the...

Gardening in Almonte: “Best Little Fair in Canada!”

I spent three very full days this past weekend at the Carp Fair participating in their Agricultural Awareness program. Wearing my Master Gardener hat...

Gardening in Almonte: Bountiful Harvest!

I find one of the many benefits of being retired is that there is a lot of latitude in how I choose to spend...

Gardening in Almonte: Squashed!!

As always there are winners and losers in the garden. This year has been great for veggies that like moisture and cooler conditions, such...
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