Board Member Interview with Marilyn N. Dudek

Newsletter (NL) – How long have you been gardening? Marilyn Dudek (MD) – I could say I was born in a garden, as all yards in the north end of Winnipeg, had large vegetable gardens. Along with a …

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 …

How Shady is Your Shade Garden?

By Virginia Stephenson, Master Gardener Light is a very important consideration when choosing plants for your garden and when choosing where in your garden to place them. All plants have optimal light conditions under which they will grow, …

Hibiscus mouscheutos: a beautiful plant for the Winnipeg garden

  By Becky Slater About the Author Becky Slater MG 2015-2021. Becky has sold her home and garden in Winnipeg and is moving to Comox, BC and hopes to have a very exciting zone 7 garden with shrubs, …

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 …

Volunteer in the Community

An excellent example of one of our members, Lois Maclennan, volunteering in our community!    Click Here to read this Winnipeg Free Press article!

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 …

What your garden isn’t telling you (but you can learn)!

Photo The Soil Food Web retrieved from: Soil Biology Primer; http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/soils/health/biology/ [June 30, 2021]; authors: Elaine R. Ingham, Andrew R. Moldenke, Oregon State University, Clive A. Edwards, The Ohio State University; Illustrations: Nancy K. Marshall, Marshall Designs By …

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 …