Gardens Manitoba

March 28, 2015

Thank you everyone!

A Great Event! 

Gardens Manitoba Booth

(before the rush!)

Winners of the Imagineability Raffle:

Gift Card Tree: Adele Dart 

Adirondack Chairs & Table: Winnie Chanas

Garden Obelisk: Jane Kesselman

Please send us your comments and suggestions about the event. Send us your great ideas for workshop topics, and/or speakers for next year. If you would like to be part of the steering committee.  e-mail us at

Presentation at Gardening Saturday  of the final payment to the Assiniboine Park Conservancy for the new conservatory.  

Gerald Dieleman, Directory of Horticulture and 

Iris Ingram, President of Gardens Manitoba. 

The culmination of many years of fundraising in the community.  Thank you!

Gardens Manitoba

Board of Directors

  • Iris Ingram (President)
  • Mick Manfield (Vice President)
  • Richard Decka (Treasurer)
  • Jackie Zizic (member at large)
  • William Dowie (member at large)
  • Susan Leblanc (member at large)
  • Dr. Eva Pip (member at large)
  • Igor Kaftan (member at large)
  • Judy Schwartz (ex officio secretary)
    Contact: e-mail or 204-895-4560

Help us build a greenhouse!
Donate today!

We are selling annual grass seed from William Moore Farms in Alberta.  Each package sold will help us build the greenhouses. There are four different packages at only $6.00 each.  In each package are three different varieties of seed.  They will give your pots an beds a great display this summer!

These are available now!  Call 204-895-4560 if you would like to order them for pickup or e-,mail  You can pay with a credit card and your seeds will be held for you to pick up at the Mother's Day Plant Sale, May 10th at the Canadian Mennonite University.  Lots of time to get them in the ground for a spectacular display.

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Upcoming events

21 Apr 2015 7:00 PM • Assiniboine Park Conservatory
10 May 2015 11:30 AM • Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury, Winnipeg
10 May 2015 1:00 PM • Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury, Winnipeg

Community Gardening Events

If your garden club or horticultural society would like to have an event listed here, please e-mail

West Kildonan Horticultural Society
Meeting Schedule - Website - first Tuesday of month from Feb - June & Sept and Oct. 

Still Bloomin' Garden Club - Apr. 30 - 1pm-3pm Grace Christian Church-Barnes St. - Dave Hansen - Planning an inspired herbal garden - E-mail or call 204-946-0839 - PAL 55+

Prairie Originals - Monthly Themed Tours starting May 25, 2015. 

Classes & Workshops for Adults
Assiniboine ParkInfo & Registration

Prairie Planting Workshops
Living Prairie MuseumInfo

April 11, 2015:
Gardening Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
For information: 

Playing in the Garden - May 4 - 6-8pm
Mandy's Greenhouse - Tyndall, MB
Sowing seeds and plants in the garden.  $30.00
For information call 1-204-268-3984 or go to the Mandy's Greenhouse Website

St. James Horticultural Society ( The Garden Club )

benefits of membership

Your membership entitles you 
to many benefits including:
  • Free admission to scheduled Gardening Workshops;
  • Special members-only workshop discounts at Gardening Saturday;
  • Members-only discount at the Mother's Day Plant Sale and Fall Sale;
  • Volunteer opportunities, meet people who share your interest in plants & gardening;
Discounts at the following businesses – subject to change –  Check back at the website for updates.
  • Amma’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: 10% Food. 94-1st Ave, Gimli, MB
  • Glenlea Greenhouses – 10% - only open to public May to the end of June
  • Jensen’s Nursery  & Landscaping: 10% on regular priced merchandise
  • Lacoste Garden Centre: 10%
  • Lower Fort Garry Nurseries: 10% perennials & giftware, 5% on annuals
  • Manitoba Gardener: 30% discount on a magazine subscription
  • Ron Paul Garden Centre – 10% on all Ron Paul products
  • St. Mary’s Nursery: 10% on purchases, Mon. to Thurs.
  • Sage Garden Herbs: 10% on plants  and seeds only
  • Samborski Garden Supplies Ltd. – 10%
  • Shelmerdine Nursery  & Garden Centre: 10% on regular priced merchandise
  • The Needlepoint Place: 10% on regular priced merchandise
  • T&T Seeds: 10% on purchases over $50      

Please check and confirm with the staff at the store before you cash out. 
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