The Attraction of Peonies

by Sandy Venton, Master Gardener I came to peonies relatively late in life. Roses and martagon lilies were my first and second passions.  The first peony I ever planted was a fern leaf peony. I had seen one …

Manitoba Master Gardener Association Annual Garden Tour

July 20, 2019 – MMGA Annual Garden Tour Mark your 2019 calendar for our Annual Garden Tour with 9 unique gardens and our members at each garden to answer your gardening questions. Plus our Plant Sale at one …

Beware of Valeriana officinalis

by Elizabeth Sellors, Master Gardener Introduction Valeriana officinalis (common names: garden heliotrope, garden valerian, common valerian, greek valerian) is classified as an alien species in North America, having been introduced from outside its normal distribution. It is a …

California Super Bloom

As experienced in Spring 2019 by Master Gardener Gary Krushel California was experiencing a “super bloom” this year. What is a “super bloom”? It is a veritable explosion of wildflowers occurring at a number of locations across the …

Growing Tomatoes – Part 2 of 2, from Transplants to Harvest

Lenore Linton, Master Gardener Part 2 of 2 Each fall before the garden is dug, an inch of our home compost is spread over the garden. The garden is dug by hand and left in lumps that are …

Using Native Plants in our own Backyard

Using Native Plants in Our Own Backyard Saturday, March 16/19 – 1:30 – 3:30pm Canadian Mennonite University, South Campus 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg, MB Hosted by Manitoba Master Gardener Association John P. Morgan – President, Prairie Habitats Inc., …

Climate Change Presentation Day

A great informational afternoon yesterday with presentations on Climate Change with Curtis Hull and Tree Loss with Gerry Engel. It was open to the public but also an educational update event for Master Gardeners. Thank you to Curtis …

Climate Change and Tree Loss

  Climate Change and Tree Loss Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 1:00pm Riverside Seniors Lions Residences – 188 Worthington Ave., Wpg. MB hosted by the Manitoba Master Gardener Association There is a lot mentioned in the news these …

About Seeds and Seed Saving (Part 2 of 2)

by Susan LeBlanc, Master Gardener

Sesquicentennial Community Garden Project

Congratulations Karen Fontaine! Master Gardener and one of our members, Karen Fontaine, spearheaded the Sesquicentennial Community Garden Project for the St. Vital Horticultural Society. Learn more about Karen’s dedication to making a vision become a reality. Read Here.