Sunday, August 20, 2017

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: Media Scrum at Food Bank!

In just one more demonstration of what a caring community this is, I was very pleased to meet Mayor Shaun at the Lanark County...

Gardening in Almonte: Veggie Grow-off – Final weigh-in this Saturday!!

by David Hinks The end of the Great Veggie Grow-off is coming up fast! The final weigh-in and crowning of the victor will take place...

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: Plants just wanna’ grow!

by David Hinks  I have been checking the geraniums that I potted up last week for signs of growth – these had been pulled from...

Gardening in Almonte: Gardening as a team sport!

I often think of gardening as a very individual pastime. I appreciate the solitude to commune with growing things and connect with the essential...

Gardening in Almonte: Rain disaster 

The inconvenience and delays to our gardening plans pales in comparison to the very real disaster that the huge volumes of rain are creating...

Branching out talk about gardening informative and successful

by Noreen Young A big thanks to the Mississippi Mills Chamber of Commerce and the town’s Beautification Committee for co-presenting “Branching Out – Tree Talk...

Gardening in Almonte: A Seed Library!

I had written last week about creating a written inventory of all of the garden seeds that I have left over from this year’s...

Gardening in Almonte: The seasons they are a changin’

The weather continues gloriously summer-like this week with temperatures 7 to 8 degrees above seasonal averages. It has been a fabulous growing season with...
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