A Vegetable Garden Adventure

  By Darlene Belton, Master Gardener I’ve grown herbs and a few vegetables, such as tomatoes, cucumbers and squash, for many years but I have always tucked them right into my ornamental borders. However, this year for many …

My Childhood Dream to Create an Indigenous Garden

by Elizabeth Sellors, Master Gardener Part 2/3 In order to achieve the prairie and woodland experience I wanted the garden would, in many respects, just “happen”. It would be loosely planted, not rigidly controlled by specifically positioned plants. …

Roses are Considered to be Picky

By Sandra Venton Master Gardener Roses are considered to be picky, fussy, finicky, and a host of other pejorative adjectives denigrating them, but they strike a chord in the hearts of many gardeners, including myself. I planted by …

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Garden Plastic

By Jane Zoutman, Master Gardener Spring has sprung and Manitoba gardener’s thoughts have turned to planting. We should also be thinking of what products we are using and how we dispose of them. Gardeners use a lot of …

My Childhood Dream to Create an Indigenous Garden – Part 1

By Elizabeth Sellors, Master Gardener An indigenous garden is one that respects the flora that evolved over millennia and that established itself prior to the introduction of European settlements. An indigenous garden is one that cares for wildlife …

Gardening Question of the Month

Question: Last year I had flea beetles in one of my vegetable garden boxes (thankfully only one) and I couldn’t get rid of them. I tried diatomaceous earth, neem oil, and planting some trap plants to lure them …

CANCELLED Garden Tour 2020

Sweet Potatoes Sweet Research

By Dr. Sajjad A. Rao In recent years, the importance of growing sweet potato has increased considerably in Canada. About 1,700 acres are currently grown in Canada on a commercial scale, with southern Ontario’s Norfolk County hosting the …

Manitoba’s Provincial Flower – The Prairie Crocus

By Meera Sinha, Master Gardener in Training (MGIT) The prairie crocus, unlike its common name suggests, is not a crocus (Iris family) but an anemone, Anemone patens, syn. Pulsatilla patens, and belongs to the buttercup or crowfoot family …

Hometown Habitat-Stories of Bringing Nature Home (Film)

Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home Saturday, February 1, 2020 12 noon (doors open 11:30am) Cinematheque Theatre 100 Arthur St., Winnipeg, MB Cost: Non-member: $15.00 Member: $10.00 All are Welcome! The Meadow Project’s mission is to educate …