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An Idea Worth Pursuing! An Open Letter to Electoral Candidates

Congratulations to Christa Lowry as Mayor acclaimed....

Olde Tyme Country dinner and dance, Clayton, October 2

Clayton community centre October 2/22 2pm -...

Diana’s Quiz, September 24 2002

Where in Canada is the town...

Gardening

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Yard of the Week, August 24 2022

This week Almonte & District Horticultural Society’s ‘Yard of the Week’ goes to 6 Larose Street.  The front yard is anchored by an island bed that features hydrangeas and...

Yard of the Week, August 10 2022

This week’s Almonte & District Horticultural Society’s ‘Yard of the Week’ goes to 7 Clay Street. Under the canopy of a beautiful mature tree, the front yard is full...

Yard of the Week, August 3 2022

This week’s Almonte District Horticultural Society ‘Yard of the Week’ goes to 332 Napier Court. The plantings surrounding the large rocks enhance this focal feature rather than hide it....

Yard of the Week, July 27 2022

This week’s Almonte District Horticultural Society ‘Yard of the Week’ goes to  6811 Highway 29. A yard must be pretty special to demand your...

Yard of the Week, July 20 2022

This week’s Almonte District Horticultural Society ‘Yard of the Week’ goes to  463 Van Dusen Street. This garden has several art pieces which complement...

Yard of the Week: July 13 2022

This week’s Almonte District Horticultural Society Yard of the Week goes to the garden at 69 Clyde St. When you arrive at the house...

Yard of the Week, July 6 2022

This front yard garden at 46 Malcolm St. Almonte has been evolving for the past couple of years from mostly grass to many flower...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully maintained gardens at 314 Greystone Drive in Almonte feature a variety of shrubs and perennials and mature...

Yard of the Week: June 22 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society Judges were unanimous in choosing this garden at 66 Farm St. Almonte for the first Yard of the...

Yard of the Week is back!

Get your gardens ready!  In 2022, the Year of the Garden, as declared by Communities in Bloom and Landscape Ontario, the Almonte & District...

Call for community gardeners at the Almonte Library

For the upcoming gardening season, the Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens at the Library is looking for people to take up a limited number of...

Gardening in Almonte: The garden clean-up continues!

by David Hinks We have had some dramatic weather events (did the wind-storm deposit all the neighbours’ leaves in your yard or did it relieve...

Excitement growing for the garden season ahead

Interested in attracting pollinators to your garden?  Having problems with the cucumber or squash beetle?  Thinking of renovating your existing garden?  Want to learn...

Neighbourhood Tomato community farm project gardening workshops

“Growing Hope” Fall 2021 Join us online for quality workshops delivered by local experts. Our workshops can help you improve your knowledge and understanding of...

Gardening in Pakenham: How Sweet it is!

Visitors to the Pakenham Library may have noticed two livestock water troughs at the side of the library overflowing with green vegetation. There are...

100 years with the Almonte Horticultural Society

The Almonte Horticultural Society was formed on April 8, 1921, as part of the Ontario Horticultural Society. Early reports show flower shows, public plantings,...

Some interesting perennials at our OrchardView townhome

Maureen & Dick write: Our “perennial” hibiscus just bloomed today.  We couldn’t believe that a tiny stump from last year gave rise to a “jack-in-the-bean-stock”...

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