Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail – A Volunteer Project

Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail – A Volunteer Project Progress report since November 2021 By Diane Daignault, Master Gardner Since spring 2022, our project members, Nancy Edwards, Janet Epp, Brenda Evans, Sharon Moffat, Joelle Potrebka, Virginia Stephenson, Diane Wall, …

Mycorrhizae: What they are and how gardeners can protect them.

By Jane Zoutman, Master Gardener Mycorrhizae means fungus roots. A mycorrhiza is a symbiotic relationship between fungi and plant roots. Fungi are very common in the soil and many types require this symbiotic relationship with plants for long-term …

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 …

2022 Garden Tour

Tickets Available at: LaCoste Garden Centre – 2782 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB St. Mary’s Nursery & Garden Centre – 2901 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB Sage Garden Greenhouses – 3410 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB The Shops …

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 …

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 …

A Visit to Covert Farms

By Brenda Evans, Master Gardener Covert Farms isn’t your typical farm. In fact, as someone from the prairies, it’s not what I think of as a farm at all. Covert Farms is primarily a 650-acre vineyard and winery …

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 …