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.

Interview with Sandy Venton, Vice-Chair

Newsletter (NL) – How did you become interested in gardening? Sandy Venton (SV) – I must have been very young, because one of the first pictures taken of me is leaning over in the garden to smell the …

Veronica ‘Sunny Border Blue’

By Nadine Kampen, Master Gardener If someone described a perennial plant that thrives in Zone 3 through Zone 8, blooms and reblooms for four months with good deadheading, is tall and gorgeous and ‘blue’, great for pollinators, fabulous …

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 …

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, …