Columns

Column: Spring Stretches

With spring finally making its appearance we can now enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Although necessary restrictions are still in place, we can maintain physical distancing and still get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather on a patio, or enjoy a nice walk. […]

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Arts & Culture

Best Gardens Contest selects its 2014 winners

Lucie Roy Photos

The seventh annual Best Gardens Competition wrapped up Wednesday morning with judges viewing the handiwork of 17 local gardeners competing in a variety of categories. As has been the case in previous years, there was no shortage of horticultural creativity in the front and back yards of Morinville homes…. […]

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Local News

Community Gardens planning for farm to table food event

Morinville – If a number of local gardening enthusiasts have their way, 104 Street will be shut down this summer. But the desire for the road closure is no form of public protest. The Morinville Community Gardens are looking to host an outdoor meal for 200 people in conjunction with the Community Fair that the Morinville Farmer’s Market is planning Aug. 22 and 23… […]

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Columns

Column: Garden contemplations

Much of our world today is based on visual stimulation and instant gratification. We are bombarded with images from magazines, television and social media feeds, such as Instagram and Pinterest. We see pictures of lush green gardens, bright and colourful flower beds, amazing backyards with decks, pools and fire pits. We want what we see,… […]

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Local News

Community gardens to expand in 2012

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – An unused park in Morinville’s southwest will soon be converted to another phase of the Morinville Centennial Community Gardens, providing local gardeners with almost 30,000 square feet of vegetable garden opportunities and recreational park space for all residents… […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Morinville Centennial Community Gardens

Dear editor:

This year is Morinville’s 100th anniversary and we invite you to join in the festivities by participating in the Morinville Centennial Community Gardens. This is a return to our roots with a modern twist. Our objective is to promote community spirit, education and provide a place to grow healthy food inexpensively… […]