Tropical Foliage Plants

By Colleen Zacharias, Master Gardener As gardeners, we have a deep interest in plants – even those we may not personally grow in our gardens or homes. As Master Gardeners, we have a deep interest in sustainable solutions …

Hometown Habitat-Stories of Bringing Nature Home (Film)

Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home Saturday, February 1, 2020 12 noon (doors open 11:30am) Cinematheque Theatre 100 Arthur St., Winnipeg, MB Cost: Non-member: $15.00 Member: $10.00 All are Welcome! The Meadow Project’s mission is to educate …

Sustainability Gardening – MMGA Education Event

Sustainability Gardening MMGA’s Annual Education Event Saturday, January 18, 2020, 10am – 12pm Canadian Mennonite University South Campus Conference Room 600 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2 All are Welcome! Non-members: $5.00 at the door Members: Free Rod …

Gardening for a Lifetime – How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older

By Sydney Eddison, Timber Press, 2011 A Book Review by Lenore Linton, Master Gardener Sydney Eddison is a garden writer who has lived and gardened in Newtown Connecticut [zone 6b] since 1961. By 2004 both the author and …

A Canada Nursery Inbound Trade Mission – Travelogue part 1 of 2

Alaska Peony Growers – on left: Rita Jo Shoultz, peony grower/owner of “Alaska Perfect Peony” farm By Colleen Zacharias, Master Gardener In June I was invited to participate in a Canada nursery inbound trade mission to Alaska, Washington …

The Scarlet Lily Leaf Beetle

An Update on the Activity of the Beetle in Manitoba By Ian Wise Whenever an invasive insect spreads to a new habitat, climatic and environmental parameters will determine whether the insect is able to establish. The scarlet lily …

The Prairie Garden – 2020 Launch

The Prairie Garden: Inspired by Nature Sunday, November 24, 2019: 2:00 p.m. McNally Robinson Booksellers 4000 – 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg MB The 2020 edition of The Prairie Garden, featuring the theme “Inspired by Nature”, focuses on how …

Forcing Bulbs in the Midst of Winter

Gardeners Share North Presents FORCING BULBS IN THE MIDST OF WINTER. Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 1:00 PM Gaynor Regional Family Library – Selkirk A whiff of warm air woke up dormant bulbs in the pot. ”It’s spring! …

Winnipeg Forest Watch

Trees Winnipeg (Coalition to Save the Elms) was originally established as non-profit in 1992 dedicated to preserving Winnipeg’s beloved American elm trees through community engagement and education. Since then Trees Winnipeg mission has evolved into protection, preservation and …

Preparing your Garden for Winter Birds

Preparing Your Garden for Winter Birds by – Richard Staniforth It is the middle of October; we have already had snow and cold weather. But today as I write, the sun is shining, the snow has gone, any …