Home Trials – A Research Opportunity for Manitoba Gardeners

By Elsie Kathler, Master Gardener Interest in vegetable gardening has grown exponentially since the beginning of the COVID pandemic. More and more households are taking on the challenge of growing their own food with the goal of having …

“Raising” a Garden takes a Village – Part 2/2

By Catherine Lee, Master Gardener Intern Hi! Welcome back! After a wonderfully busy summer creating new life in my backyard, I now actually have time to show the fruits of my labor. What an incredible experience, full of …

Growing as Gardeners

By Darlene Belton, Master Gardener Gardeners are all about promoting growth. We select wisely, ensure the right nutrients, provide diligent care, and nurture our plant partners to become the best they can be – to our glorious mutual …

Program Information Presentation

Welcome to our MMGA 2022 Information Session! When: Jan 5, 2022 Time: 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Please join us to learn about the Master Gardener program. You are required to register in advance for this …

Herb Basics

Master Gardener presenting in the Community Herb Basics Teresa Lopata, Master Gardener & Master Composter Winnipeg Public Library – Zoom November 16/21 – 6:30-8:00pm Master Gardener and Master Composter Teresa Lopata will cover the basics of growing herbs …

Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail – A Volunteer Project

By Diane Daignault, Master Gardener and Project Manager On many mornings I walk my dog Pippin along the Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail in St. James. There is a section along the trail which has a naturalized tall grass …

How to Create a Beautiful Border

By Janet Epp, Master Gardener Recently, I discovered videos on YouTube by The Middle Sized Garden based out of England. In a video titled How to Create Stunning Borders, the hostess, Alexandra Campbell, interviewed Tom Brown, the head …

Pollinator-friendly Perennials for the Fall Garden

By Colleen Zacharias, Master Gardener The signs are all around us. The shrinking populations of insects the world over is due to the effects of climate change and loss of habitat. Gardeners can make a difference. A study …

A Visit to a Manitoba Honey Farm

    By Lori Graham, Master Gardener I was fortunate to get a chance to visit a honey farm this summer: Mike Grysiuk Honey Farms Ltd. and Grysiuk Honey Farms Ltd. Located outside of Neepawa, they are one …

A Wet Habitat Garden Project at Albrin Lake Park

Wet garden area – all photos by Debbie Innes by Debbie Innes, Master Gardener Debbie Innes has been the primary volunteer caretaker of Albrin Lake Park since 1999. From the beginning Debbie has been supported in her work …