Friday, April 28, 2017

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...

Great Veggie Grow-off with Ed Lawrence, May 1

The Lanark County Great Veggie Grow-off 2017 Launch with Ed Lawrence Launch event at the Mississippi Mills Youth Centre (Almonte, 134 Main Street ) on...

Gardening in Almonte: Lots of Volunteer Opportunities!

The Youth Centre Changes Pavement to Paradise! Join an enthusiastic crew of carpenters (old duffers and youth) this Saturday morning April 22 (Our rain date...

Gardening in Almonte: A tad more patience required!

Harbingers of spring abound - motorcycles, bicycles and walkers are all over our roads, throngs of people flocked to the Home Show in Carleton...

Gardening in Almonte: Ed and me in CP

I am excited to be part of a gardening workshop, along with Ed Lawrence, our very own gardening celebrity, that will be held this...

Gardening in Almonte: Yes, you may start your tomatoes!

Back in the middle of February I wrote about whether it was time to start some seedlings indoors under lights. At that time I...

Gardening in Almonte: What is Food Security?

Wearing my hat as a volunteer at our local food bank I have chosen to interpret food security in a very local and immediate...

Gardening in Almonte: Breaking News from Carleton Place!

Community gardeners in Carleton Place were overjoyed to learn that they have been awarded a $4,700 grant to rejuvenate the garden next to St....

Gardening in Almonte: Control Issues?

You never know where the idea for a column comes from! I was minding my own business buying coffee beans at one of my...

Gardening in Almonte: Fruit Tree Workshop Bears Fruit

I am happy to report that the workshop on fruit trees that took place on Saturday at the new Mississippi Mills Youth Centre in...
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