Sunday, August 20, 2017

Gardening in Almonte: Creating Black Gold

by David Hinks Last Thursday was the second workshop in the series of four gardening workshops organized by the Neighbourhood Tomato Education Committee. Once again...

Gardening in Almonte: Buried treasure

by David Hinks Last Thursday was the first workshop in the series of four gardening workshops organized by the Neighbourhood Tomato Education Committee. A small...

Gardening in Almonte: Focus on harvesting and storing

by David Hinks It is now September and the vegetable gardening focus is on harvesting and storing the bounty that a growing season with lots...

Gardening in Almonte: Four September workshops and a bountiful harvest

 by David Hinks Last week I talked about efforts by the Neighbourhood Tomato to create a vegetable gardening community. Raised garden beds have popped up...

Gardening in Almonte: A community effort?

by David Hinks I often think of gardening as a very individual pastime. I appreciate the solitude to commune with growing things and connect with...

Gardening in Almonte: amazing diversity!

by David Hinks The Garlic Festival in Carp was a huge success with large crowds and even traffic congestion. (Unfortunately I was not able to...

Gardening in Almonte: The end of summer?

by David Hinks For many the beginning of August signals the end of the heat of summer and time to prepare for the fall –...

Gardening in Almonte: Mainly about the garlic!

by David Hinks While it is probably about three weeks before I will harvest my garlic, it is already available from producers at local Farmers’...

Gardening in Almonte: What a difference a week makes!

 by David Hinks Last week we were starting to see the results of more than two weeks of very hot weather with virtually no rain....

Gardening in Almonte: What a difference a month makes!

 by David Hinks  Notwithstanding the number of overcast days when rain or thunderstorms have been threatening we have actually had very little rain in the...
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