Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Great Veggie Grow-off with Ed Lawrence, May 1

The Lanark County Great Veggie Grow-off 2017 Launch with Ed Lawrence Launch event at the Mississippi Mills Youth Centre (Almonte, 134 Main Street ) on...

Gardening in Almonte: Signs of Fall!

I had the privilege to participate in the Agricultural Awareness activity at the Carp Fair on Friday morning as nine classes of Grade 4/5...

Gardening in Almonte: Yes, you may start your tomatoes!

Back in the middle of February I wrote about whether it was time to start some seedlings indoors under lights. At that time I...

Gardening in Almonte: Getting a super-early start!

Perhaps it is our incredibly mild winter or the up-and-down temperatures, but I have run into several local gardeners who have already planted some...

Gardening in Almonte: Fruit Trees 101, February 25

This column, if truth be told, constitutes a shameless promotion of a workshop on fruit trees to be held this coming Saturday morning February...

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...

Yard of the Week

The final yard of the week for 2016 is at the home of Jennifer and John Liddle at 315 King Street, Almonte. There are a...

Gardening in Almonte: Time to move it outside!

On a sunny day last week I prepared a raised bed for planting some early greens. My goal was to create a raised bed...

Gardening in Almonte:  A Tale of Three Markets

Saturday was a perfect day for a drive in the country and a sojourn at three of my favourite Farmers’ Markets. First stop was the...

Gay Cook’s Appetizers

Appetizers say “welcome” whether to one friend or a roomful of guests. Chicken Liver Pâté with Brandy This rich-tasting pâté is great for a buffet or...
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