Friday, August 18, 2017

Ice Cream Truck

by Gay Cook  As we head into August and the weather becomes warmer with less rain, it’s the perfect time to enjoy new delicious ice...

Poultry Yard of the Week

Jim Mountain sends us this (tongue-in-cheek) nomination for the local 'yard of the week.' We wish Bernadette, Murielle, and Penelope all happiness in their new...

Gardening in Almonte: Companion Planting

I have always been sceptical of the benefits of companion planting. Declarations such as “carrots love tomatoes” and “beans and onions are natural enemies”,...

Grant to Historical Society for Almonte train wreck stories

NLHS receives grant from the Virtual Museum of Canada The North Lanark Historical Society is pleased to announce that we have received a $10,000 grant...

Yard of the Week – Iya and James Carson

This Yard of the Week is a rural oasis of rock gardens, gravel paths and raised beds among mature pine and spruce trees. Located at...

Yard of the Week — Deanna Davison

Deanna Davison’s garden at 343 Hope Street, Almonte is a delightful array of colour surrounded by a picket fence. A taste of what’s to come...

Butterflied Chicken with Olives

by Susan Hanna This is a delicious recipe from Bon Appetit that uses one of my favourite ways to grill chicken — butterflying the bird....

Gardening in Almonte: Killer Trees!!

I was happily hoeing a row of potatoes last week when I came upon a couple of plants that were severely wilted. This struck...

AGH paddle event back on for August 13

The AGH – FVM Foundation has rescheduled its inaugural Paddle for AGH event to Sunday, Aug. 13. The event, originally scheduled for Canada Day, was...

Gay Cook’s Strawberry Shortcake

by Gay Cook Makes 1 9-inch (22.5 cm) round cake Baking: 30 minutes Assembly: 15 minutes There is always a debate about whether strawberry shortcake should be made...
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