Gardening

Yard of the Week: Mississippi Veterinary Services

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week which is sponsored by the Almonte and District Horticultural Society. This week's Yard of the Week belongs to a...

Gardening in Almonte: Scapes, Suckers & Succession Planting

Garlic Scapes The flower/seed heads that grow on a long stem from the middle of the garlic plant are called ‘scapes’. They can be snapped...

Yard of the Week: Linda Hale and Tom Pelletier

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week is sponsored by the Almonte and District Horticultural Society. This stunning garden, owned by Linda Hale and Tom Pelletier,...

Gardening in Almonte & Carleton Place: Battle of the Berms

Local contracting genius Adrian Schut made short work of 45 cubic yards of soil and a couple of truck loads of wood chips to...

Yard of the Week: Grant and Shelagh Gorham

Well it must be almost summer, because the Almonte and District Horticultural Society is back with its popular Yard of the Week series. Here's this week's...

Gardening in Almonte (and Pakenham): In the Can!

While the expression has been used historically (and perhaps is now anachronistic) to describe a program or movie that is on tape or film...

Gardening in Almonte: Gardens, Canteen & Pizza Oven

I dropped into the Mississippi Mills Youth Centre (MMYC) to check on the garden yesterday and was delighted with what I saw. In the...

Gardening in Almonte: A Bee in Her Bonnet?

The recent Royal Wedding provided this envious colonial gardener many views of lush English gardens and landscapes (sadly by telly only). Echoing this riotous display...

Gardening in Almonte: Feel the Berm!

What an observer passing by may simply view as a pile of dirt, the ardent gardener sees form and shape - a tabula rasa...

Gardening in Almonte: How big is too big??

Over my many decades of growing vegetables, I have always been consistent -- consistent in having a garden that is just a bit too...

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