Gardening

Gardening in Almonte: Coping with the rain!

 by David Hinks  While it continues to be great growing conditions for vegetables such as broccoli, kale garlic and potatoes that like cooler temperatures and...

Gardening in Almonte: Bring on the heat!

 by David Hinks It has continued to be great growing conditions for vegetables such as broccoli, kale garlic and potatoes that like cooler temperatures and...

Gardening in Almonte: What a difference a year makes!

 by David Hinks It has been another great week for the vegetables such as broccoli and onions (shown in the following photo) that like cooler...

Gardening in Almonte: Thanks for the rain!

 by David Hinks It has been a great week for the vegetables such as broccoli that like cooler temperatures and a lot of moisture –...

Gardening in Almonte: Summertime!

 by David Hinks All of a sudden summer is here and my completely unrealistic expectations and plans for gardening are now colliding with the limitations...

Gardening in Almonte: Taking the plunge!

 by David Hinks The weather has remained unsettled with some very cool nights. I am still holding off on transplanting into the garden the very...

Gardening in Almonte: Are you a risk taker?

 by David Hinks  The Victoria Day rule for planting the garden is an important rule for heat-loving and frost-sensitive plants. Looking ahead for the week...

Gardening in Almonte: A Return to more Seasonable Weather

by David Hinks  The weather has changed with a vengeance and we are facing over-night temperatures that can kill frost sensitive vegetables. As I mentioned...

Almonte and District Horticultural society contributes to the community

by Marilyn Snedden Saturday morning the Almonte and District Horticultural Society held a very successful plant sale at the Library parking lot. The cold drizzly weather was a...

What happened to spring?

 by David Hinks All of a sudden it’s summer – but hold off on planting any of those heat loving plants that are very sensitive...

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