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Community Compost Composers is having a sale, May 11

The fun guys from Community Compost Composers in Almonte have decided to have a compost sale on May 11, 2024 @ 4925 March Road in Almonte from 9:00 till...

Hey North Lanark! We have trees left!

For nine years now, generous people in North Lanark and beyond have purchased trees and/or shrubs from our annual Tree Fundraiser. The beneficiaries of these purchases have been people...

Working bee at Augusta Park Community Garden, April 14

Did you know that there are many benefits to community gardening? It helps build a sense of community, provides access to healthy food, improves nutrition, encourages physical activity, saves...

Gardening in Almonte: Thanks for the rain!

 by David Hinks It has been a great week for the vegetables such as broccoli that like cooler temperatures and a lot of moisture –...

Gardening in Almonte: Summertime!

 by David Hinks All of a sudden summer is here and my completely unrealistic expectations and plans for gardening are now colliding with the limitations...

Gardening in Almonte: Taking the plunge!

 by David Hinks The weather has remained unsettled with some very cool nights. I am still holding off on transplanting into the garden the very...

Gardening in Almonte: Are you a risk taker?

 by David Hinks  The Victoria Day rule for planting the garden is an important rule for heat-loving and frost-sensitive plants. Looking ahead for the week...

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 kill frost sensitive vegetables. As I mentioned...

Almonte and District Horticultural society contributes to the community

by Marilyn Snedden Saturday morning the Almonte and District Horticultural Society held a very successful plant sale at the Library parking lot. The cold drizzly weather was a...

What happened to spring?

 by David Hinks All of a sudden it’s summer – but hold off on planting any of those heat loving plants that are very sensitive...

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...

Is it safe to go outdoors?

 by David Hinks We hoped last week that the soil in the raised beds would soon be dry enough to plant a couple of bags...

Finishing the indoor planting

 by David Hinks Another week and it still feels like winter is dragging on forever. However the forecast for the next week is more promising....

Time to be patient and to dream

 by David Hinks Some days it seems like winter is dragging on forever. But then this year is a much more typical year than last...

Planting inside and out

 by David Hinks One thing I neglected to mention last week when I planted oats. Stand back when you plant them; they come up very...

Yes, you may start your tomatoes

 by David Hinks As you may recall from last week’s column I was busy planting seeds - eggplant, pepper and a half-dozen other vegetables. Pepper...

Real time gardening

by David Hinks  The snow may still be piled in dirty heaps at the side of the road and my garden is covered with a foot of...

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