Monday, December 11, 2017

David Hinks’ column returns to the Millstone in 2014

David Hinks is taking a well earned rest from his column for about a month. He would like thank everyone that donated to our local...

Gardening in Almonte: How sweet it is!

I finally got around to digging a bed of sweet potatoes last week. I had told myself that I would dig them before the...

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 damage frost sensitive vegetables. As I mentioned...

Gardening in Mississippi Mills: Calling all Tomato Heads

Just what is the Neighbourhood Tomato? It is a community gardening phenomenon that owes much to the support of the Mills Community Support Corporation, to...

Gardening in Mississippi Mills: Every year is different!

by David Hinks I find that it is fun to compare one year against another – one of the very earliest things that I plant...

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: Lots of Good Things Going on! UPDATE

Who has seen the rain? The concern about the lack of rain that I commented on last week is now somewhat abated as there appears...

Gardening in Almonte: Lots of green tomatoes!

by David Hinks This year it seems like it will be a race between the late blight and frost as to which ends the tomato...

Yes, you may start your tomatoes

 by David Hinks As you may recall from last week’s column I was busy planting seeds - eggplant, pepper and a half-dozen other vegetables. Pepper...

Gardening in Mississippi Mills: What a glorious weekend!

by David Hinks There are signs of new life all about. Some plants that we grow in the vegetable garden are very hardy perennials. In...
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