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Gardening in Almonte: How big is too big??

Over my many decades of growing vegetables, I have always been consistent -- consistent in having a garden that is just a bit too...

Gardening in Almonte: On water …

Two events on the weekend spoke profoundly to me of the importance of water and how we view it. The first event was a blessing,...

Gardening in Almonte: Starting a veggie garden

One question that I am asked quite frequently when I am holding workshops for beginner vegetable gardeners is how to create the garden itself....

Gardening in Almonte: The end of winter?

After record-breaking cold weather in April, there appears to be a glimmer of hope. Weather forecasts are now looking pretty rosy – as always...

Gardening in Almonte: Let’s Celebrate Gardeners

On Saturday I had been persuaded, against my better judgement, to attend the Annual General Meeting of District 2 of the Ontario Horticultural Society...

Gardening in Almonte: Pakenham Project Approved!!

The Hunger Stop (aka Lanark County Food Bank) was delighted to learn last week that our application for a grant to build a community...

Gardening in Almonte: Stumped!

Visitors to Almonte Library last week may have noticed a major change in the garden behind the Library. Three Manitoba Maples that graced the...

Gardening in Almonte: Eek!! Polar Vortex Redux

Breathless weather commentators advise of the impending arrival of yet another polar vortex. Is it just me, or do weather events that we took...

Gardening in Almonte: Raspberries for ‘The Hunger Stop’

On Sunday afternoon the outdoors beckoned with such brilliant sunshine that it was imperative to get outdoors and bask in that solar warmth. What...

Gardening in Almonte: Planting a seed!

Last Tuesday was the kick-off for starting seedlings indoors at the Mississippi Mills Youth Centre. The task was made all the more enjoyable by...

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