Millbrook Garden Club to Discuss Invasive Plant Prevention

Millbrook Garden Club to Discuss Invasive Plant Prevention
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Please join the Millbrook & Area Garden Club on Wednesday March 6th for the first meeting of 2019, a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. We will welcome guest speaker Gabby Nichols of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council. Gabby coordinates the Early Detection and Rapid Response Network… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – February 2019

Letter to the Editor – February 2019
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Letter to the Editor On behalf of the Millbrook and Area Garden Club, thank you for your article in the last edition (Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club, January 2019). Your help in getting our name out to the gardening public is much appreciated. One correction though: our… Continue reading

Common Ground – The Truth about February

Common Ground – The Truth about February
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“The truth about February is that she is the worst month of the year.” A.A. Milne During a recent cold snap I was reading a certain jaded English essayist. He suggested a party game for the entertainment of his house guests. Guests were to compile anonymous lists of their most… Continue reading

Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club

Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club
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As the days begin to stretch a bit and the Christmas décor is safely stashed away for another season, it’s natural for the gardener to look longingly out the window, envisioning a new look for the garden, showcasing one of the latest cultivars that promise to flourish in all garden… Continue reading

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell

Starting with Food – Everyone has a story to tell
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Food.  Glorious Food!  That’s the theme for the annual afternoon get-together at the Millbrook Manor this January, hosted jointly by the Manor and the Historical Society.  The focus, as always, is on stories – memories and anecdotes shared over coffee, tea and goodies in the Manor Common Room.  The stories… Continue reading

Centennial Places Hosts the Last Garden Club Meeting of the Year

Centennial Places Hosts the Last Garden Club Meeting of the Year
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The Millbrook & Area Garden Club is wrapping up the year on Wednesday December 5th at 7:30 pm with an interesting and fun social evening entitled “The Agony and The Ecstasy of Gardening” –  a discussion of the ups and downs of the past gardening season in some of our… Continue reading

Common Ground November 2018

Common Ground November 2018
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“…..chill November’s surly blast Made fields and forests bare.” Robert Burns The cold and bleakness of November is a bit easier to face knowing that the garlic has been planted and the potatoes, such as they are, have been dug and put away for winter. I’m grateful that I don’t… Continue reading