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Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

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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 trees, all mulched and edged...

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 Week 2022.  All elements in...

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 Horticultural Society in partnership with...

Let your amaryllis thrive

by Paul Pietsch Strange how amaryllis always show up around Christmas. With built-in clocks and mechanisms, these bulbs can easily be available to flower at...

Know Your Basil

By Dale Odorizzi, Lanark County Master Gardeners When you buy basil in the spice department of the grocery store, you get a package of greenish-black...

Cilantro—love it or hate it

Dale Odorizzi, Lanark County Master Gardeners Cilantro is a wonderful herb to grow because you actually get two herbs in one.  When it is young...

Fruit trees and ‘black knot disease’

by Dale Odorizzi, Lanark County Master Gardeners Plum trees are absolutely spectacular in full flower.  They bloom early in the spring with blooms that line...

Vegetable of the year: mixed carrots

Why is the lowly carrot the vegetable of the year? And if carrots, why mixed carrots? There is no vegetable I eat more often than...

Spaces open for Square-Foot Gardening workshop

SQUARE FOOT GARDEN WORKSHOP HAS ROOM FOR MORE! The deadline for registration has been extended to Tuesday, April 9th!  256-3314 or email cklickermann@hotmail.com. It is...

Gardening: The Power of the Hoop

Almonte: Friday March 29, 2019: 10:00 AM: Outdoor temperature 2 C: Hoop House temperature 20 C. Happy gardeners were grabbing bags full of spinach...

Multiply your perennials by division

by Helen Halpenny Dividing your perennials is an easy way to improve the health of mature plants and increase your stock at the same time....

Winter getting to you? Force spring indoors!

by Judy Wall Late January, through early March, is a great time to take branches from your favorite flowering trees or shrubs to force blooms...

‘Sugar Tyme’

by Dale Odorizzi Have you been lucky enough to drive down Wilson Street in Perth shortly after a snowfall?  If yes, you are likely wondering, “What...

Enjoy gardening? Join the Horticultural Society

by Ann Warren, A&DHS. Whether you are new to gardening or are a seasoned gardener, your local gardening club may be the place for you....

Seeds, glorious seeds to get you through the winter!

by Lanark County Master Gardener Dale Odorizzi It’s January and all the hustle and bustle of Christmas has passed – it’s now time to look ahead...

Yard of the Week: Susan Jolin, Appleton

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week is sponsored by the Almonte and District Horticultural Society. The final Yard of the Week is gardened by Susan...

Yard of the Week: Heather and Peter, Ramsay

Mississippi Mills Yard of the Week is sponsored by the Almonte and District Horticultural Society. Heather and Peter live on 2.06 acres in Ramsay, just...

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