Who might be overwintering in my garden?

By Cameron Ruml – Living Prairie Museum Cameron Ruml is the interim Curator at the Living Prairie Museum, with over 10 years of experience in ecosystem management, tallgrass prairie restoration, and environmental education at the City of Winnipeg’s …

Rain Gardens: The Ins and Outs

by Mark Bauche, Master Gardener, MALA, SALA, CSLA Mark Bauche is a Landscape Architect and Master Gardener. Through his work at HTFC Planning & Design in Winnipeg, he incorporates climate adaptation into his designs and seeks out new …

Reducing my Lawn – One gardener’s perspective two years in

By Derek Yarnell, Master Gardener Two full growing seasons after having reduced the least ecologically productive part of my gardens – my front lawn – by about 50% or roughly 800 square feet, this is some of what …

Interview with Board Member Diane Daignault

Interview with board member Diane Daignault Newsletter (NL) How long have you been gardening? Diane Daignault (DD) When I was a young child I remember picking peas in the garden with my mother and father. I should say …

Strengthening Community Climate Resilience: Citizens Play a Crucial Role

  Strengthening Community Climate Resilience: Citizens play a crucial role in caring for both public and private trees By Colleen Zacharias, Master Gardener What can people do to support trees on their private properties but also newly planted …

My Mysterious Agave.

By Marilyn N. Dudek, Master Gardener How does one become attracted to growing an Agave for a houseplant? Or the many other tender Echeveria that take up residence in my home for the winter and summer outdoors? Is …

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 …

Interview with Board Member Lori Graham

  Interview with Board Member Lori Graham Newsletter (NL): How long have you been gardening? Lori Graham (LG): On my own since 1980, helping my parents since I was very young. NL: What kind of a garden/s do …

St. Vital Agricultural Society Fair

Showcasing two of our members, Karen Fontaine and Debbie Innes, volunteering in the community! Click Here for the article.