It’s Wayback Wednesday, sponsored by Pharmasave Huntsville!
People are gardening now more than ever. But will your cabbage (if you even grow any) rival Mr. Kay’s? Tell us about your gardening efforts this year in the comments below.
According to the Free Grant Lands brochure of 1871, growing crops in Muskoka was easy for early settlers:
The operation of putting in the first crop is a very simple one. Ploughing is at once impracticable and unnecessary. The land is light and rich. All it needs is a little scratching on the surface to cover the seed. This is done with a drag or harrow, which may either be a very rough primitive implement—a natural crotch with a few teeth in it—or it may be carefully made and well finished.
(Photo courtesy of the Muskoka Heritage Place Collection. Details from Huntsville: With Spirit and Resolve.)
Last week we shared this photo with you:
This postcard image of Huntsville’s Main Street is from the 1940s. (Photo by AnnaBelle Studio, courtesy of the Muskoka Heritage Place Collection.)
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