Grow with garden club – virtually

The Pictou and Area Garden Club is holding what is probably a first: a plant sale, virtually. A virtual plant sale taking place Tuesday, May 19, for will be the local club’s annual Fundraiser.  Their webpage and Facebook page (Pictou and Area Garden Club and http://pictougardenclub.weebly.com will show all the plants that are available for...

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Enactus brings life to NSCC walls

Spring has sprung a little sooner at the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou campus with some new greenery sprouting up in one of the campus hallways. A brand new living wall was installed in one of the main hallways of the school as part of a project from the campus Enactus group. The idea came...

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How does your garden grow?

What started as a hobby has ‘grown’ into something much larger for those involved with the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association. It’s a garden, or more specifically, a community garden, that started because two of PiCCoLA’s instructors are avid gardeners. Deanna Ferguson, program manager and part-time instructor at PiCCoLA, explains that both she and Carollynne...

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Learning ABCs of winterizing

LYONS BROOK – Now is the time to start thinking about how to prepare your plants and trees for the upcoming winter season. Robert Parker of West River Greenhouses attended the first Lunch and Learn session hosted by the Lyons Brook Women’s Institute recently to help guide people on how to keep their plants safe....

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