Saturday, April 29, 2017

An honourable mention for yard of the week

by Noreen Young and Bruce Kingsley Hey Mr/Ms Millstone!  Wait for me!  I've got an honourable mention for the Yard of the Week.  I know...

Gardening in Almonte: A bountiful beautiful berm

by David Hinks The berm that was created in the Augusta Park garden the end of May is now fully planted with over 40 shrubs...

The Great Veggie Grow-off: Final weigh-in October 10

The Great Veggie Grow-off, year two, prepares for the final weigh-in on October 10th at the Almonte Farmer’s Market. You can help them reach...

Gardening in Almonte: Finished for the season?

 A beautiful day on Saturday permitted some last minute tasks to be completed in the garden (after buying a few ‘new’ gardening books at...

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...

Yard of the Week

This garden, owned by Jamie Roy and his partner, on the corner of Mitcheson and Wilkinson streets in Almonte, is a fairly new planting...

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week – Paddye Mann Clothing

Once a season, the Yard of the Week is awarded to a Mississippi Mills business.  The Pakenham Horticultural Society has chosen Paddye Mann Clothing...

Gardening in Almonte: Great Veggie Grow-off Final Weigh-in

Many citizens of our fine community have worked long and hard to grow some extra healthy, nutritious and organic food to share with their...

Outdoor planting in full swing

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

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...
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