CO2 Down to Earth

by Philip Fry A recent survey of Canadians concerning climate change and species loss found that 67% of its respondents were somewhat pessimistic about our...

Darkness, Light, and the Canada Columbine

by Philip Fry Darkness has once again spread over our Province. With 16.8 percent of eligible voters claiming a majority government, the illusions we might...
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Recycled Materials: Why they’re better for our community and our homes

by Jackie Edwards With the climate crisis still a growing threat, people are trying to find more ways to attain sustainability. In Canada, the government...

The restorative potential of the Ferguson Forestry Centre

by Philip Fry A reader recently wrote to me about her property, asking for suggestions about what might be done to clean, restore, and plant...

Invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug found in Merrickville

by William Langenberg We have a new pest. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) is an excellent hitchhiker and extremely invasive. It made its way...
Claude Smith

Claude’s Gardening and Landscaping Forum

Coming next month to the North Grenville Times, readers who have questions related to gardening and landscaping will have the opportunity to get advice...

Greening Green Energy

by Philip Fry After weeks of little response, I have been overwhelmed with informative and encouraging messages, some brief and focused, others full of exciting...

Natural Succession, part 2

by Philip Fry Natural succession does not proceed in a straight timeline from a disturbance to a stable climax habitat community, nor does it do...

Soil, Landscape, and Reconciliation

submitted by Philip Fry Not long after “CO2 Down to Earth 2” appeared in the NGT, I dropped in to see friends who live just...

Protecting plant health essential to sustainability: New report

GLOBE NEWSWIRE From farms to forests, Canada’s plants face increasingly complex threats and protecting them is imperative to sustain the health and wealth they provide,...

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