Friday, December 15, 2017

Yard of the Week

This wonderful property is located in rural Ramsay. A well placed bench welcomes you to sit and enjoy the flowering hydrangeas and listen to...

Gardening in Almonte: Food as love?

We all have an incredibly complicated emotional relationship with food. We celebrate special occasions, we show our love to our family and friends by...

Yard of the Week — Judy and John Riopelle

This impeccably maintained corner property at 325 Tait McKenzie Drive, owned by Judy and John Riopelle, was chosen as this week's yard of the...

2017 Flower and Edible Show a blooming good time

Visitors to the District 2 Flower Show hosted by Almonte, Pakenham and Carleton Place Horticultural Societies were treated to a stunning sight of colourful...

Gardening in Almonte: All About Tomatoes!

Like all good things the end of the outdoor gardening season is fast approaching - one of the surest signs is the focus of...

Yard of the week times two!

We have two Yards of the Week to share today: This garden has it all, raised bed for vegetables, trees for shade, bee nests and...

Gardening in Almonte: A Tale of Two Gardens!

Last week I had the opportunity to revisit the community garden at the frenetically busy intersection of Preston and Somerset Streets in one of...

Gardening in Almonte: Indigenous Agriculture in Canada

Without a doubt, the most difficult book I have read in quite some time is titled Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation and...

Yard of the Week – Barb Elliston

This large front yard at 166 Hillcrest Drive in Appleton is surrounded by mature trees and shrubs including blue spruce, maple and hydrangea.  Three...

Gardening in Almonte: Mostly about the garlic!

Garlic harvest always seems to sneak up on me. I pull it when about half of the leaves have turned brown. The bulbs should...
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