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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Board Member Interview with Elsie Kathler

As many of our members will already know, Elsie Kathler was MMGA Education Standards Director from 2016 – 2018. At the AGM in April 2021 Elsie joined the MMGA board again when she was elected into the newly …

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 …