Gardens Manitoba

 26th Annual

Mother's Day 

Plant Sale

Tea & Market

May 8, 2016

Canadian Mennonite University

North Campus

500 Shaftesbury Ave., Winnipeg

Perennials, Annuals, Small Fruits, Herbs, Vegetables, Tomatoes, Native Plants, Tropicals, Shrubs, Friends Share Table, Kid's Zone and much, much, more.

Back by Popular Demand!

Presentations by Dr. Eva Pip 

Promoting Birds, Bees & Butterflies

in the Garden

11:00 am Room C167 at CMU

Register Here!

and Mick Manfield

Owning a Hobby Greenhouse

9:30 a.m. Room C167 at CMU

Register Here!

The plant lists area available at 

Plants for Mother's Day Sale Part 1

Plants for Mother's Day Sale Part 2

David Austin Roses 2016

Native Plants Ordered

Herbs, Vegetables Ordered

Plants sold as plugs

More will be added when the orders are confirmed. 

New this year!  Have a cuppa and browse the market area in the Great Hall. 

 Find that perfect Mother's Day Gift! 

Support our fundraising campaign to erect two Geodesic Dome Greenhouses on the grounds of the Canadian Mennonite University!  

Want to Volunteer?  You are needed for setup Saturday May 7th and for the sale on Sunday May 8th.  Please register at Volunteer Registration or email with the times you are available and the areas you would like to work in.  

You can also call at 204-895-4560.  

Gardens Manitoba

Board of Directors

  • Iris Ingram (President)
  • Mick Manfield (Vice President)
  • Richard Decka (Treasurer)
  • Judy Kachkowski (member at large)
  • William Dowie (member at large)
  • Dr. Eva Pip (member at large)
  • Igor Kaftan (member at large)
  • Kelly Leask (member at large)
  • Bradley Lenk (member at large)
  • Alex Chaligné (member at large)
  • Judy Schwartz (volunteer secretary)
    Contact: e-mail or 204-895-4560
Help us build a greenhouse!
Our next legacy project 
2-42' Geodesic domes 
on the grounds of the Canadian Mennonite University (CMU).
To be used for community horticulture education, meeting space and growing plants for the sales.
One dome to be donated to CMU for the CSA farm and the science faculty.

Donate today!

Upcoming events

07 May 2016 8:00 AM (UTC-06:00) • Canadian Mennonite University
08 May 2016 9:30 AM (UTC-06:00) • Canadian Mennonite University, North Campus, Room C167
08 May 2016 11:00 AM (UTC-06:00) • Canadian Mennonite University, North Campus, Room C167
Community Gardening Events

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

Giant Pumpkin Growers Seminar - See the link for details.  Giant Pumpkin Growers Seminar poster.pdf

Beausejour Daylily Gardens - Nifty Nag Derby & Dinner Event - April 30th.  For info - 204-266-2611.

St. James Horticultural Society - Third Tuesday, Linwood School, lower level,7:30 p.m.  

Herb Society of Manitoba - click Herb Society of Manitoba Info for events at the Herb Society.

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

Classes & Workshops for Adults
Assiniboine ParkInfo & Registration

Prairie Planting Workshops
Living Prairie MuseumInfo

Still Bloomin' Gardening Club - Last Thursday of the month - 1pm - 3 pm - Grace Christian Church - 50 Barnes St. Info:, or e-mail or call 204-946-0839.  

East Kildonan Garden Club
Meetings held at 7 p.m. – 2nd Wednesday of the month unless posted otherwise –Valley Gardens Community Centre, 218 Antrim Road


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
  • Prairie Originals - 10% discount on purchases
  • 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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