How Local Food Systems Support Sustainability and Food Access

How Local Food Systems Support Sustainability and Food Access *Blog article by Churchill Northern Studies Centre *Republished by permission with minor changes Do you know where the food on your plate comes from? In many cases, our food travels …

Keeping a Garden Journal

Keeping a Garden Journal By Brenda Evans, Master Gardener   If you are the type of person who keeps lists, agendas, or journals to stay organized, then chances are you already have a garden journal. Journaling in general …

Master Gardeners at Ronald McDonald House

Master Gardeners at Ronald McDonald House By Lynne McCarthy and Lisa Renner, Master Gardeners   Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC), 62 Juno Street in Winnipeg, is a home away from home for rural Manitobans and out-of-province families with …

What’s that on my flower?

What’s that on my flower? A simple guide to bees and things that look like bees By Betsy Thorsteinson There are hundreds of species of bees, wasps, and flower flies, and often it is not easy to identify …

Volunteering at Fort Whyte Alive

Volunteering at Fort Whyte Alive By Judy Heppelle, Master Gardener My volunteer role at Fort Whyte Alive (FWA) came about by chance. In 2010, I sat beside Jane Zoutman at one of the required classes for the Master …

The Apiaceae or Carrot Family: The Good, the Bad, and the Dangerous

The Apiaceae or Carrot Family: The Good, the Bad, and the Dangerous By Linda Dietrick, Master Gardener I hope that, for most of you, finding an Eastern black swallowtail caterpillar on your dill or parsley or carrot tops …

“Growing under Cover” with Niki Jabbour

SAVE THE DATE! “Growing under Cover” with Niki Jabbour MMGA Presentation on Saturday, March 23, 2024 11:00 am CST via Zoom Tickets available on our website in the new year Members $10, non-members $15 Watch for registration information …

Growing Calendula officinalis for Year-round Sunshine

Growing Calendula officinalis for Year-round Sunshine By Emily Glover, Master Gardener Intern You will always find Calendula officinalis growing in my garden. I included calendula in my first garden on a whim without realizing it would become one …

‘Planet Soil’ Film Review

Planet Soil Film Review By Darlene Belton, Master Gardener On November 18, a sell-out audience of privileged gardeners and friends participated in the premiere showing in Canada of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning documentary, Planet Soil. Filmed in the …

“Leaf” It in the Garden

“Leaf” It in the Garden Using leaves and leaf mulch in your garden By Virginia Stephenson, Master Gardener Traditionally, when fall rolls around we grab up our rakes and leaf bags, gather up all of our leaves, and …