Gardening

Gardening in Almonte: Plants just wanna’ grow!

by David Hinks  I have been checking the geraniums that I potted up last week for signs of growth – these had been pulled from...

Gardening in Almonte: Pot ‘em up!

 by David Hinks I decided in the past week that it was time to deal with the 30 or so geraniums that had been hanging upside...

Gardening in Almonte: Gotta’ get planting

by David Hinks  I don’t know about you, but after a couple of months with absolutely no outdoors gardening I have been developing a case...

David Hinks’ column returns to the Millstone in 2014

David Hinks is taking a well earned rest from his column for about a month. He would like thank everyone that donated to our local...

Gardening in Almonte: Because no one should be hungry!

by David Hinks  It has rapidly become that time of year when I can’t go into a store without earplugs (why won’t someone make that...

Gardening in Almonte: Catching up on the Paperwork!

by David Hinks A couple of nights of record-low temperatures and some snow have pretty much eliminated the possibility of doing any more outside gardening...

Gardening in Almonte: Finished for the season?

 A beautiful day on Saturday permitted some last minute tasks to be completed in the garden (after buying a few ‘new’ gardening books at...

Gardening in Almonte: A Cautionary Tale!

by David Hinks Once upon a time in a far away allotment garden plot in the wilds of the Alta Vista area of Ottawa, a...

Gardening in Almonte: The garden clean-up continues!

by David Hinks We have had some dramatic weather events (did the wind-storm deposit all the neighbours’ leaves in your yard or did it relieve...

Gardening in Almonte: Getting much colder!!!

by David Hinks What a difference a week makes – the following photo shows a dahlia bloom in all its glory last Tuesday. The next photo...

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