Natural beauty at Beaux Arbres open house

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Kate Aley


Rows of roses and ivy-covered cottages are all very well for the old country. But when in Canada, plant natives.

Beaux Arbres in Bristol is holding their Open Garden Day on June 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See the gardens in bloom, meet fellow gardeners and have an all-round good time in the fresh country air, suggests co-owner Michael Peterson.
Check out beauxarbres.ca for directions and information. 
Email Michael and his partner, talented botanist and artist Trish Murphy, if you’re planning to go.
If you have been wondering what to plant, where and why, visiting beautiful Beaux Arbres is your next step.

Beaux Arbres 
Native Plants and Basketry
29 Ragged Chute Rd
Bristol, QC  J0X 1G0

synergon95@gmail.com
beauxarbres.ca
819 647 2404

 

Nos autres nouvelles / Our other News

Warming up for Christmas at the Santa Claus Parade

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Kate Aley

Once more the Quyon Lions' Club Santa Claus Parade, held Saturday December 9, was a great success. Warmly-dressed families lined the streets to enjoy the decorated floats, horses and of course, St. Nick himself. As the Beach Barn is conspicuously absent this year, the parade's normal route was reversed, with participants gathering at the Ste. Marie's Catholic church parking lot and walking down the hill to the intersection with Clarendon. From there, the parade continued to the Onslow Elementary School gym where hot food and drinks were served as kids lined up to speak to Santa about a few important matters.

Slippery sh*t: unidentified effluent causes accident

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Kate Aley

A serious single-vehicle roll-over was caused early morning on December 4 by a deep slick of some kind of waste matter spilled on Highway 148 near Parker Road in Luskville. Pools of what appeared to be septic waste or liquid animal manure were at least two or three meters in length and possibly 4 cm in depth, according to witnesses.

Christmas House Tour lights up the night

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Kate Aley

The houses on the Quyon Pastoral Charge Christmas House Tour warmly received 150 visitors this year. Five family homes in Quyon and Luskville were decorated to perfection to the appreciation of all. Above, the Draper homestead in Luskville.

Scheer in Pontiac: We shouldn’t let the politics of envy divide one group of Canadians against another

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Thomas Soulière

SHAWVILLE — The leader of the Conservative Party of Canada spent the first day of December visiting the federal riding of Pontiac with stops in Campbell’s Bay, Fort Coulonge and Shawville to speak to farmers, small business owners and voters about the CPC’s position on the Liberal government’s tax policy and to show the Conservative’s strong support of supply management.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Luskville craft bazaar

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Kate Aley

Slippery driving and chilly weather did not deter participants from attending the annual craft bazaar and breakfast event at the Luskville Community Centre on Sunday, November 19th.

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