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Wide-row gardening is the better way to grow vegetables

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By Melanie Mathieson
The Gardening Guru


Gamble has gone bust

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Last week’s column was not exactly uplifting and cheery, but I think it was an accurate assessment of what Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have done to destabilize our national economy.


Dazzling Dahlias

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By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru


Are we losing our common sense?

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Are we losing some of our common sense? I wonder when I see communities and the public in fear of offending or allowing some risk.


Put their feet to the fire

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Sometimes when you write a story, facts and figures conflict and may or may not be accurate.


Age is a relative term

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Last August, forms from the Canadian government arrived in the mail for me to apply for my Canadian Pension and Old Age Security.


Growing orchids indoors

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By Melanie Mathieson
Gardening Guru


Inventory time

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By Gary Sliworsky
OMAF/MRA Rep.
Another year will soon be gone. Many businesses take year-end inventories of goods on hand and farm businesses are no exception.


What will we do with our time?

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As I sat down to write this column, I wondered to myself if all my electronic gadgets were dumbing me down or making me smarter. The more I have read, the more confused I have become.


Dear Santa....

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Dear Santa,
I am writing this letter on behalf of many important people who probably would like to believe in you but somehow feel it below their dignity to write.


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