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 …

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 …

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., …

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 …

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

Gingerbread Greenhouse

This Gingerbread Greenhouse, and 13 others, was made by one of our very talented members, Lenora Kehler.