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 …

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 …

“Raising” a Garden takes a Village – Part 2/2

By Catherine Lee, Master Gardener Intern Hi! Welcome back! After a wonderfully busy summer creating new life in my backyard, I now actually have time to show the fruits of my labor. What an incredible experience, full of …

Growing as Gardeners

By Darlene Belton, Master Gardener Gardeners are all about promoting growth. We select wisely, ensure the right nutrients, provide diligent care, and nurture our plant partners to become the best they can be – to our glorious mutual …

Board Member Interview with Jayne Heaton

Jayne became a certified Master Gardener in July 2016. At the AGM in April 2021 she was elected to the MMGA board as treasurer. Newsletter (NL) – How long have you been gardening? Jayne Heaton (JH) – I …

Program Information Presentation

Welcome to our MMGA 2022 Information Session! When: Jan 5, 2022 Time: 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Please join us to learn about the Master Gardener program. You are required to register in advance for this …

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 …

Garden Planning in Changing Times

By Darlene Belton, Master Gardener It’s been some year so far! A frigid winter leading into first a cold, then suddenly a hot and dry spring, then a blistering hot, humid and dry summer, followed by a lovely …

“Raising” a Garden takes a Village – Part 1/2

By Catherine Lee, humble Master Gardener in Training After recently retiring from an enjoyable career educating and counselling, I felt it was time I went back to the classroom to increase my knowledge of my life passion, playing …