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

Planet Soil

Back by Popular Acclaim – 2nd Viewing on February 3!

Get your tickets now while supplies last for the upcoming
February 3 viewing of Planet Soil!
Click here to purchase your Eventbrite tickets.

Seating is limited.
Tickets are $10, sold in advance, online only
(not available for purchase at the door).

Looking for more details about this important film?
Check out Darlene Belton’s film review of the November viewing.

Tickets are now available!

Niki Jabbour “Growing Under Cover”
Online, March 23, 2024, 11:00 am CST

Public admission $15 – Click here to purchase tickets

(Members, please use your member login
to purchase your ticket at our reduced price of $10.00)

Need a gift for a gardening friend?
Offer a Gift Card redeemable
for the 2024 MMGA Garden Tour

Payment by e-transfer:  mmga@mgmanitoba.com

Open your online banking and select e-transfer. Enter in the recipient’s address, mmga@mgmanitoba.com
Enter the amount of $20.00 to transfer. Add a brief explanation on the subject line:  “Purchase of 2024 MMGA Garden Tour Gift Card” and include your email address. Click Send.
You will receive confirmation by email or text from your bank once the payment has been accepted as well as an email from Treasurer Lynne McCarthy. You will be sent the Gift Certificate which will be redeemable for the Garden Tour Passport in July 2024.

Should you have any questions about e-transfers, please contact Lynne McCarthy, MMGA Treasurer, at treasurer@mgmanitoba.com.

Members Presenting in our Communities!
Linda Dietrick presents “Gardening in the Shade” on two dates in March

March 5, 7:00 pm,
West Kildonan Horticultural Society
West Kildonan Memorial Community Club

March 20, 7:00 pm,
Transcona Garden Club
328 Whittier Ave. West
Please click on 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. 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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Second Canadian Screening of Planet Soil 12:00 pm
Second Canadian Screening of Planet Soil @ The Cinematique Theatre
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Second Screening of Planet Soil in Manitoba – February 3, 2024 (Tickets are available online only, pre-event, and are not available at the door. The link to ticket sales will be posted shortly on our website home landing …
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Herbal Teas – Herb Society of Manitoba 7:00 pm
Herbal Teas – Herb Society of Manitoba @ Canadian Mennonite University, South Campus, Conference Rm. A01
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wendy Pearce – will present on Herbal Teas – with an emphasis on foraged native Manitoban herbs and flowers All events are held at the Canadian Mennonite University, South Campus – Conference Room A01, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. (south …
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