Garden Club to Visit Blossom Hill Nursery in June

Blossom Hill Nursery operated by Joe and Hazel Cook located just north of Peterborough specializes in delphiniums and peonies, as well as many other hardy perennials. Their plants are grown in their own fields and their delphiniums have won the only two Bronze Medallions from The Delphinium Society (UK) awarded… Continue reading

Make Your Garden Bounty Last in an Old-fashioned Cold Cellar

You’ve spent hours selecting the right mix of plants and seeds promising luscious, nutritious produce which will require weeks of TLC as they are planted and tended until the crops reach their peak of maturity. At that moment, gardeners are rewarded with an avalanche of vegetables that are all ready at… Continue reading

Biting the Hand That Feeds You to Advocate for Better Dental Health

Of all the countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), only Spain spends less than Canada on dental health care for its citizens. Only 6% of dental health expenditures are publicly funded in Canada. Of the $12.5 billion spent each year on our teeth, the vast majority… Continue reading

Lions for Sight Campaign

Pictured is Millbrook District Lions President Lynda Allair presenting a donation cheque of $5,000.00 from the Millbrook District Lions Club to Corinna Campbell – the Charitable Giving Advisor PRHC Foundation. The donation is part of the Lions for Sight Campaign being spearheaded by the Fowlers Corners Lions Cub. The Millbrook… Continue reading

Facts about Earth so weird they’re, well…unearthly

I spend a lot of time blathering about the planets, galaxies and all sorts of weird stuff. Today’s article remains focused on the bazaar, only this time it’s closer to home – like planet Earth. What astounding tidbits and treasures have I uncovered? Here’s what’s up down here. Let’s start… Continue reading

Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights Stops in Millbrook

The congregation at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Millbrook is one of the 21 stops along the journey of a non-denominational group of roughly 50 registered walkers who are conducting a three week pilgrimage in support of Indigenous Rights from April 23rd to May 14th. The Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights… Continue reading