A Splash of the Tropics in the Garden – About Overwintering Tropicals

by Laverne Dahlin, Master Gardener I started growing canna lilies (Cannaceae), which is not a true lily, 4 years ago when a fellow gardener gave me a rhizome of a Red King Humbert canna lily. I planted the …

Is Your Cake Baked?

MMGA Presents Thomas Hobbs – ‘Is Your Cake Baked’ Saturday, May 4, 2019 – 1pm Canadian Mennonite University Auditorium North Campus – 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Wpg., MB Thomas Hobbs is an internationally known impresario of garden and floral …

Come Grow with Us

“Come Grow With Us” Seed Starting Presented by Gardeners Share North Saturday, March 16 @ 12 noon Gaynor Family Library Theatre 806 Manitoba Ave., Selkirk, MB Have you always wanted to start your own seeds so that you …

2018 Annual Garden Tour

Manitoba Master Gardener Association  Annual Garden Tour Saturday, July 21, 2018 – 9am – 4pm  Tickets: $15.00 Tickets available at: Jensen’s Nursery & Garden Centre, 2550 McGillivray Blvd., Wpg., MB Lacoste Garden Centre, 2787 St. Mary’s Rd., Wpg., …

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.

Celebrate Canada 150 – Sign Parliamentary Petition

Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) The Bunchberry has won as the National Flower of Canada contest initiated by the Master Gardeners of Ontario! Sign the parliamentary petition for Cornus canadensis to become THE National Flower! Follow this link: Sign petition       …

Heritage Plants & Horticultural Pioneers

 

Congratulations to Karen Loewen, Master Gardener!

Karen Loewen was recently honoured by Steinbach, Manitoba Mayor, Chris Goertzen, for her 10 years of leadership as President of the Steinbach Area Garden Club. Karen was thanked for the many partnerships she has created and the contributions …

Canadian Master Gardener Conference

Congratulations! 2nd Place – Innovation Category Canadian Master Gardener Conference April 8 to 10, 2016 How-To Gardening Videos Honourable Mention – ImagineAbility

The Sex Lives of Christmas Trees