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  • Gardening Saturday is being held on March 30th this year. There are 10 workshops this year as well as a trade-show.  Registration is now open for both the workshops and Vendor tables for the trade-show. Head over to gardeningsaturday.ca for more information.

  • The Manitoba Orchid Society Annual Spring Show and Sale “The Elegance of Orchids”  runs from Friday March 29 through Sunday, March 31, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at the Breezy Bend Country Club, 7620 Roblin Blvd., Headingley, MB. Admission is  $8.00 at the door, children under 14 free. Educational seminars on topics of interest to orchid fans are free with admission:

    • Why do these crazy folks grow orchids in their basements in winter in Winnipeg?
    • Orchid Growing in Your Home - a remedy for winter “blues”.
    • What makes an orchid an orchid?”
    • Will my Valentine’s orchid bloom again?
    • How do I know if an orchid plant is healthy?
    • What is this plant growing in? – not dirt – and how do I re-pot it?
  • The Manitoba Master Gardener Association is pleased to present: "Using Native Plants in Our Own Backyard" with John Morgan, well-known naturalist and president of Prairie Habitats. It happens on Saturday, March 16 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm at The Canadian Mennonite University - South Campus (Corner of Grant Avenue & Shaftsbury Blvd  in Winnipeg Learn about native wildflowers, grasses and shrubs, why they are important plants for our urban and rural landscapes, and how to successfully integrate them into modern landscapes.   MMGA members:  Free, Non-members:  $5

  • Come out to Westman Gardeners Hort Day. Gardens Manitoba's own Mick Manfield presents Growing A Garden. Other sessions include UK Royal Horticultural Garden in the morning and in the afternoon there are sessions about Seed Starting and Square Foot Gardens. Hort day will be held at the  Central Community Centre 529 4th St. Brandon, MB on Saturday April 13, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided and there is a Rainbow Auction and door prizes. Cost: $20.  For more information contact 1F9D2H4S@gmail.com. Send the $20 registration fee to: Westman Gardeners 16 Woodsley Bay Brandon, MB R7B 4E3

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