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Garden Day in Crown Point

Saturday is the annual Garden Day sales hosted by the Crown Point Garden Club in the parking lot of the Crown Point Community Church at 92 Ottawa Street North. There will be a selection of annuals, perennials,  natives, vegetables and varieties for every taste as well as free compost and woodchips. It all begins at …

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Garden Club party

Garden Club digs a party

Crown Point’s garden club celebrated the Holiday’s, last night, at the Get Together Bar and Grill on Kenilworth. Club founder and outgoing president, Bev Wagar, was presented with a potting table built by club member, Susan Noakes. The club meets monthly to “wreak beauty on neighbourhoods in East Hamilton”. Anyone interested in learning more can …

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Ailanthus on Trial


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][dropcap style=dc_rounded color=#222222]W[/dropcap]ith a murder charge on the docket, security was tight at Horticultural Court. The usual shrubs on guard duty were joined by a contingent of red cedar trees who parted briefly to allow the accused, Ailanthus altissima, alias “Tree of Heaven” to pass. The stench was awful. Ailanthus moved quickly—too quickly—and put roots …

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