Managing Climate Change – What Are We to Do?

Mark Bauche, Master Gardener, MALA, SALA, CSLA As Master Gardeners, we see the effects of climate change season after season, but what can we as individuals, or even as an association, do to help address it? There have …

Best Native Plants for your Garden – Our Members in the Community

Best Native Plants for your Garden – Linda Dietrick March 8/22 – 6:30 – 7:30pm Winnipeg Public Library Zoom Presentation Registration required: Click Here Master Gardener Linda Dietrick will discuss high-priority native plants that are essential for the …

Non-Native Plants in Your Garden

Linda Dietrick, Master Gardener, presenter for Prairie Naturals Gardening Group (PNGG) January 13/22 – 7 – 8:30pm Zoom Presentation Linda Dietrick, PNGG member, Master Gardener, and former editor of The Prairie Garden, including the 2020 issue, Inspired by …

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 …

Hunter Gate Park

By Hélène Wilson, Master Gardener My Park Beautification Project was presented and accepted early this year by the town of Renfrew, Ontario. This large park is situated in a relatively new housing development; it has been resting there, …

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 …

On Mixing Native and Non-Native

by Linda Dietrick (l.dietrick@uwinnipeg.ca), Master Gardener Above photo – Painted lady on Zizia aurea – all photos- Linda Dietrick When I give presentations about the New Perennialist style in landscape design, I always make a pitch for including …

Book review – The Living Landscape

The Living Landscape Designing for beauty & biodiversity in the home garden. Authors: Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy Publisher: Timber Press, 2014 Book review by Derek Yarnell, Master Gardener In my humble opinion Douglas Tallamy is a bona-fide …

Green is a Verb

By Elizabeth Sellors, Master Gardener North American’s love affair with lawns is a recent development in the human history of altering our environment. Lawns became the hallmark of homeownership in the 1800’s when North American home owners began …

Monarch News Clips

By Anne Marie Van Nest Anne Marie Van Nest is a GAREDENCOMM Past President, Fellow and member of the Sustainability Committee. She is a freelance garden writer and copy editor. When away from the computer she can be …