Monday, December 11, 2017

Gardening in Almonte:  Don Maynard Park: A Modest Proposal

I finally took a walk around Don Maynard Park yesterday to check out what the fuss is all about. I discovered a hidden gem...

Gardening in Almonte: Breaking News from Carleton Place!

Community gardeners in Carleton Place were overjoyed to learn that they have been awarded a $4,700 grant to rejuvenate the garden next to St....

Gardening in Almonte: What is a weed?

 by David Hinks My dictionary defines a weed as “a plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted, as...

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week — Grant and Carol Chaplin

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week - July 20 The home of Grant and Carol Chaplin at 128 Duncan Drive, Munro Meadows in Ramsay Township...

Gardening in Almonte: Buyer Beware!

I had the occasion last week to check out a large-scale landscaping project. What I saw horrified me! Two new large perennial beds, very...

Gardening in Almonte: Early signs of new growth!

Mother Nature continues to throw a few curve balls at us this spring as well as a couple of low-ball zingers right over the...

Seedy Saturday comes to Almonte this Saturday February 20

This fantastic opportunity to network with local gardeners and to risk getting infected with gardeners’ spring fever happens this Saturday February 20 when Seedy...

Gardening in Mississippi Mills: Finally, Spring is in sight!

by David Hinks The geraniums that I potted up nearly two weeks ago are finally starting to show signs of growth. The following photo shows...

Gardening in Almonte:  Mayor Swears to Weed his Patch

Another concert in Gemmill Park and more very welcome precipitation (at least from the perspective of gardeners!) I happened to run into the mayor...

Gardening in Almonte: Season’s Greetings!

All the best for the holiday season! I plan to take a few weeks holiday from the column but promise to be back in...
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