Gardening

Gardening in Almonte: Preparing for winter!

by David Hinks The past week (up until the weekend) has probably been the most enjoyable week of the summer, at least weather-wise, for most...

Gardening in Almonte: Lots to enjoy and lots to learn!

by David Hinks What better way to enjoy a Saturday morning than to head down to the Almonte Farmers’ Market; buy some very fresh veggies,...

Gardening in Almonte: How sweet it is!

 by David Hinks Last Thursday was the third workshop in the series of four September gardening workshops organized by the Neighbourhood Tomato Education Committee. This...

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 –...

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