Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hazel Bird Nature Reserve Review

Update May 5/2016 – We just returned from a walk at Hazel Bird’s and found that the trail markers have been improved considerably since the write-up below. The trail is much easier to follow by them.  As well,sufficient traffic, and mowing the trail has more clearly marked the path. Mowing of the path may sound odd, […]

Garden Hill, Ontario. Ghost Mill

Garden Hill was first established around 1830 with the name Adam’s Corners.  A later name soon appeared as Waterford. The first mill to be constructed here was built in 1861 by Frank Beamish and was leased to an American firm to manufacture hats.  At some time this mill was destroyed by fire.  Beamish had it […]

Perth Wildlife Reserve Conservation Area

I know the Rideau Valley is a little out of 2oldguyswalking’s usual range. However, the wife has family there and I’d been watching the Perth Wildlife Reserve on my Galaxy Tab for some time. Its only 15 minutes from the wife’s sister’s place, but for various reasons we never quite got around to visiting it […]

So Thats Why My Tomato Seeds Did Nothing  … I’ll Try Cucumbers Next

Have you ever grown a vegetable that was delicious on the palate, prolific on the plant, perfectly shaped and coloured, meaty and flawlessly textured  …  and you had no idea what its name was, nor could even remember where you bought it? WHO HASN’T  ? Remember those juicy, fleshy tomatoes last year, or those incredibly […]