Board Member Interview with Marilyn N. Dudek

Newsletter (NL) – How long have you been gardening? Marilyn Dudek (MD) – I could say I was born in a garden, as all yards in the north end of Winnipeg, had large vegetable gardens. Along with a …

Cover Crops in My Urban Vegetable Garden

by Linda Cameron About five years ago I changed the way I approached vegetable gardening, becoming a succession planter and a no-dig gardener. My urban garden is half an acre with many flower beds, a food forest and …

Someone’s Trash is Someone’s Treasure

Someone’s Trash is Someone’s Treasure:  Using industrial waste/by-products as sustainable growing media for horticultural crops By Poonam Singh. Faculty, Horticulture Production School of Agriculture and Environment Assiniboine Community College, Brandon, Manitoba Email: singhp@assiniboine.net Currently, in Canada, greenhouse growing of …

Milk Jug Lettuce! – Growing Lettuce in the Snow

By Marilyn N. Dudek, Master Gardener With the recent onslaught of influencer vegetable gardeners, and all the information there is from them and in the world of media, I was on a mission to see if it should …

Tomato Notes from my Manitoba Garden

By Debbie Stern, Master Gardener I save my tomato seeds from year to year and start growing them inside my house in the beginning to middle of March. You usually cannot buy most varieties that I like from …

Miniature Gardens – Our Members in the Community

Miniature Gardens – Diana Dhaliwal March 29/22 – 6:30 – 7:30 pm While most vegetable gardeners aim for sizeable produce, there are good reasons to consider miniature vegetables. Master Gardener Diana Dhaliwal will discuss the pros and cons …

Lyndon Penner – Perennials of the Year

Please note: upon payment you will receive the link to register for the event. Once you have registered the link to join the event will be sent to you. If you do not receive the Thank you email …

Travels Abroad: A Few of My Favourite ‘Must See’ Gardens!

By Tim Evans, Master Gardener I once had a reading a number of years ago by a medical intuitive who told me about my most recent past life, one which I was unable to recall because of the …

What to Grow For Winter Home Decoration

By Diana Dhaliwal, Master Gardener So many lovely decorations can be made with natural things and thereby prevent more plastic from going into landfills. Think of the winter holidays as a time to plan ahead, to make your …

Gardening with Wildlife

  By Janet Epp, Master Gardener Aren’t fawns and bunnies cute, the fawns with their speckled coats and wobbly legs and the bunnies with their soft fur and twitching noses? But let them near my garden and the …