MANITOBA MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION

Master Gardeners are individuals who are passionate about gardening.  We are part of a vast international non-profit Master Gardener organization.  Master Gardeners are a respected group of horticultural persons educated and certified through accredited universities or colleges.

Mission Statement:

The Manitoba Master Gardener Association (MMGA) cultivates the development and continuous education of Master Gardeners, supports volunteerism and encourages sustainable, proven gardening practices throughout Manitoba.

The Manitoba Master Gardener Association (MMGA) is an independent organization and has no affiliation with other Manitoba garden clubs which are listed under the banner. Click to view: Resources- Garden Club News

Mark your Calendars!!
A great selection of plants grown by our members!

Save the Date!
MMGA Annual Garden Tour
Saturday, July 20, 2024

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Tickets available at these retail locations:
Feasey Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, 208 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB
Jensen’s Nursery & Garden Centre, 2550 McGillivray Blvd., Winnipeg, MB
LaCoste Garden Centre, 2787 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB
Preferred Perch, 1604 St. Mary’s Rd., Winnipeg, MB.
Schriemers Garden Centre, 2857 McGregor Farm Road, East St. Paul, MB
Shelmerdine Garden Centre, 7800 Roblin Blvd., Headingly, MB
St. Mary’s Nursery & Garden Centre, 2901 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB
The Shops of St. Andrews, 5607 Provincial Hwy. 9, St. Andrews, MB

Jacqueline Cassel-Cramer has graciously consented to sharing her presentation given at the MMGA’s AGM, titled ‘Project Management  for Garden Projects’, more broadly with the general public. You are welcome to view the presentation and download te presentation handouts.

Project Management (PM) fo Garden Projects Presentation Video:
View the presentation on YouTube.

Presentation Handouts:

PM Actions Log (Template)
PM Garden Project Budget (Template)
PM Project Charter (Template – Short)
PM Workplace (Template)

Members Presenting in our Communities!
Marilyn N. Dudek – Tender Succulents Indoors & Outdoors
June 4/24 – 7:00pm
Winnipeg Public Library – Zoom online
Registration required
Click on our Events Calendar for more events and details!

Chat with the Gardeners – viewable now!

Lourdes Still and Raymond Ngarboui – An International Perspective

Lisa Renner and Derek Yarnell – The Naturalized Urban Gardeners

Wilbert Ronald and Philip Ronald – The Horticultural Influencers

Gardening in the Heart – Season 2

Wilbert Ronald – The Plant Makers

Philip Ronald – Growing Fruit on the Prairies

Lourdes Still – Masagana Flower Farm

Raymond Ngarboui – Land in Canada

Derek Yarnell – More Butterflies Please

Thank you to Colleen Zacharias for featuring the Gardening in the Heart season 2 in the Winnipeg Free Press!  Read Here

Gardening in the Heart Season 1 can be viewed below.

Gardening in the Heart Season 1
a 6-part video series of private Manitoba gardens

Lisa Renner – Designing a Garden Naturally

John Tinkler – A Designer’s Garden

Colleen Zacharias – A Gardening Workshop

Linda Cameron – A Scientist in Her Garden

Diana Dhaliwal – At Home in the Prairies

Millennium Gardens – A Garden for a Community

Bell MTS subscribers available on FIBE TV1 Channel 1 and 1001 Lifestyles folder!

A big thank you to Colleen Zacharias for this Winnipeg Free Press article highlighting the journey to producing these films:
Click here to view the article.

Volunteer Opportunities for Master Gardeners and Interns

Access volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Impact page which are added frequently. 
Click here
for the direct links.  

Support Our Local Manitoba Greenhouses!

A very special “Thank You” to local garden centres who generously give members of our Manitoba Master Gardener Association a 10% discount on regularly priced plants and garden merchandise. As Master Gardeners, let’s give local garden centres our support and keep them in business. Let them know how much we appreciate them, their plants and their expertise. Remember this is a mutually beneficial relationship! Here are the names of participating 10% off donors:

Alternative Landscaping Ltd., 34th St. & Patricia Ave., Brandon, MB
Green Oak Gardens, Beausejour, MB
Jardins St-Leon Gardens, 419 St. Mary’s Rd.,Wpg.
Jensen’s Nursery & Garden Centre, 2550 McGillivray Blvd., Wpg.
Lacoste Garden Centre, 2787 St. Mary’s Rd., Wpg.
Red Valley Plant Market, 3091 St. Mary’s Rd., Wpg.
Ron Paul Garden Centre, Winnipeg
Sage Gardens Greenhouses, 3410 St. Mary’s Rd., Wpg.
Schriemer’s Greenhouse, 2857 McGregor Farm Rd., Birds Hill
Shelmerdine Nursery & Garden Centre, 7800 Roblin Blvd., Headingley, MB
St. Leon’s Gardens, 419 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB
St. Mary’s Nursery & Garden Centre, 2901 St. Mary’s Rd., Wpg.
The Green Spot, 139 Rosser Ave., E., Brandon
T&T Seeds, 7724 Roblin Blvd., Headingley, MB

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To all Manitoba garden/horticultural or garden-related organizations!
This website is a great opportunity for your organization to post or advertise  meeting schedules or events on our Resources section under Garden Club News.  To submit please send your information to:   mndudek@mgmanitoba.com     We look forward to helping you advertise your event.

 
For all inquiries contact ask@mgmanitoba.com

 
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Edible Weeds – Winnipeg Public Library 6:00 pm
Edible Weeds – Winnipeg Public Library @ Zoom online
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
If you can’t beat them, eat them! Join Dr. Eva Pip online for a talk discussing some common weeds in our yards and gardens that are not only edible, but good for you. Learn about the benefits, as …
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MMGA Annual General Meeting
MMGA Annual General Meeting @ CMU
May 4 all day
Saturday, May 4, 2024 Opens at 9:00am. CMU Conference Room, South Side 600 Shaftesbury Boulevard
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The Dirt on Soil – West Kildonan Horticultural Society 7:00 pm
The Dirt on Soil – West Kildonan Horticultural Society @ West Kildonan Community Centre
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
West Kildonan Horticultural Society invites you to this presentation with speaker Gord Bone.  Everything you wanted to know about your soil.  Is it acid or alkaline?  Cow or pig fertilizer?  Receive the answers to all your questions. Open …
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How to Manage Pests in Your Garden – Winnipeg Public Library 2:00 pm
How to Manage Pests in Your Garden – Winnipeg Public Library @ Windsor Park Library
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Methods to manage pests in any garden are almost as varied as the pests themselves. Entomologist Ian Wise will discuss how to identify and manage insect and vertebrate pest problems of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Discover what works …
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Get the Dirt on Soil – Winnipeg Public Library 12:00 pm
Get the Dirt on Soil – Winnipeg Public Library @ Zoom online
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Good quality soil is crucial for all gardens, whether you’re growing ornamental plants or food for your family. In this informative session, dig deep into learning all about soil. Join Mitchell Timmerman and Will Bailey-Elkin of Manitoba Agriculture …
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Charleswood Garden Club Plant Auction 6:30 pm
Charleswood Garden Club Plant Auction @ St. Mary's Anglican Church
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Information about the annual Charleswood Garden Club Plant Auction: Event: Charleswood Garden Club Annual Plant Auction Date: Thursday, May 23 Location: 3830 Roblin Blvd (St. Mary’s Anglican Church at Haney St). Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm. Auction …
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Spring Surplus Plant Sale – Beausejour Daylily Gardens 9:00 am
Spring Surplus Plant Sale – Beausejour Daylily Gardens @ Beausejour Daylily Gardens
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for this annual sale of our surplus plants!  Lots of choices! Cash or cheque (with two pieces of ID) Bring your own tote. See you there!
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26th Annual Plant Sale – Selkirk & District Horticultural Society 6:00 pm
26th Annual Plant Sale – Selkirk & District Horticultural Society @ Selkirk Memorial Hall
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is the 26th Annual Plant Sale! Free Parking – Wheelchair Accessible Lots of Choices! All donated by their members. Vegetable Plants – Succulents – Annuals – Perennials Trees and Shrubs – Houseplants – and so much more!! …