Karen Loewen was recently honoured by Steinbach, Manitoba Mayor, Chris Goertzen, for her 10 years of leadership as President of the Steinbach Area Garden Club. Karen was thanked for the many partnerships she has created and the contributions made to the quality of life in Steinbach and surrounding areas. To commemorate this special occasion “Karen’s Tree” will be planted in the KR Barkman Park in 2017. Karen is a passionate advocate for maintaining a healthy environment.
Karen is also one of the founding members of the Manitoba Master Gardener Association. On behalf of all of us at the MMGA, thank you, Karen, for your contributions to Manitoba’s gardening community! Warmest wishes!
Historical Issue 2017
Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday!
Now available at retail locations!
Look for the Manitoba Master Gardener Association ad on page 75!
A great gift and keepsake copy with many interesting articles!
A Great Gift for the Gardener!
A great reference book for Prairie Gardeners!
The Prairie Garden 2017 Edition: Herbs
The 77th edition brings gardeners exciting plant options for the Prairies, with Herbs featured. Herb gardening is extremely popular and diverse with many common and unusual offerings. The 2017 edition of The Prairie Garden will amaze readers with how successful and diverse the current choices for herbs are for gardeners on the northern prairies. Beautiful full-colour photographs are featured throughout. To purchase a copy send your request with a cheque or money order for $22.45 (taxes and shipping included) to: The Prairie Garden, P.O. Box 517, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2J3. Orders may also be placed by visting: www.prairiegarden.ca ; telephone: 204.388.5340 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Place – Innovation Category
Canadian Master Gardener Conference
April 8 to 10, 2016
How-To Gardening Videos
Honourable Mention – ImagineAbility
Gold Medal for Chelsea Flower Show’s first woman of colour, Juliet Sargeant
Juliet hopes the success for her Modern Slavery garden will help spur a huge increase in diversity in horticulture. The central black courtyard has a single oak tree planted in it which is a symbol of hope. The concept of the darkness of slavery behind closed doors.
More garden photos.
Manitoba Regional Lily Society
Fall Bulb Sale
All Sales are 9am – 4pm
Brandon – Saturday, October 3/15 – Central Community Centre, 529 – 4th Street
Dauphin – October 10/15 – Market Place Mall, 1450 Main Street, South
Featuring heritage lilies from Dr. F. Skinner and B. Porter.
Plus new to Manitoba varieties and those tried and true garden lilies we all love.