MGAA: Xeriscaping and Water-wise Gardening

Planting solutions for a dry land with Joanna Tschudy. Calgary can be a tough place to garden- heavy clay soils, short growing season, cold nights, midsummer hailstorms, sporadic rainfall, hungry wildlife- these are just some of the challenges unique to our high and dry climate. Xeriscaping and water-wise gardening bring solutions and balance. Learn what…

MGAA: A Lifetime of Lessons from a Tree Whisperer

Join author, arborist and tree guru Kevin Lee, the 'Tree Whisperer' as he talks 'trees'. Kevin Lee, a student of Dr Alex Shigo, has been an arborist in Calgary since the 80s and runs a holistic tree service, . He is the author of , Your trees, what they want you to know, a…

Merry and Bright – DIY Seasonal Displays

Merry and Bright - DIY Seasonal Displays Presenter: Linda Mulligan For those who would like to see something other than snow during the cold weather months, this presentation, by Linda Mulligan, will share how to create colorful outdoor arrangements for a reasonable cost that will provide visual interest all winter long. Indoor arrangements for home…

University of Saskatchewan – Winter Compost Tips

2-hour class. Composting outdoors works great during the spring, summer, and fall. But what can we do when the winter hits? Lisa Howse with the Saskatoon Compost Coaches will share tips and tricks to get the most out of an outdoor compost in winter, as well as alternative indoor methods. There will be time for…


Toronto MGs – Virtual Technical Update – Ecological Gardening

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Theme: Ecological Gardening Date: Saturday January 8, 2022 Time: 9:00am-2:30pm ("Doors open" at 9:00am, meeting starts at 9:15am) Place: Online (via Zoom) Price: $30 per person This event is open to the public Click here for more details and registration link

MGAA: Native Grasses of Alberta

Join Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed, from ALCLA Native Plants, for a talk on growing Native Grasses. There has been much interest in growing native flowers, shrub and trees, however native grasses haven't had much attention. Let Latifia be your guide of the beauty of the humble grass and growing them in our gardens. Eventbrite Tickets

Low Water Perennials for the Prairies with Verne Williams

Join Verne for a FREE talk on “Low Water Perennials for the Prairies”. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 897 1089 4561 Passcode: 512728 Meeting ID: 897 1089 4561 Passcode: 512728  


Urban Forestry Today

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Safety Update Dr. John Ball, South Dakota State University, will return to the 'Urban Forestry Today' Noonhour (Eastern) webcast on Thurs Jan 13 to provide an update about safe work practices for arboriculture & urban forestry professionals. Attend live & receive Free ISA/MCA CEUs by clicking here or by visiting & entering: 905-048-147   View archived webcasts on the 'Urban Forestry Today' website.

MGAA: Seed Collecting in Kyrgyzstan

Join Yaro Horachek on a trek through Kyrgyzstan in search of native plants. Come join Yaro Horachek for a photo-rich travel documentary describing his alpine seed collecting trips through Eastern Asia. The plants are unique and the mountainous views are stunning. Yaro is a knowledgeable alpine gardener and great story teller describing his adventures through…