Prairie Planting Workshops

Prairie Planting Workshops

WINNIPEG, MB - The time to start planting is closer than you think considering the current weather conditions. Now is a good time to learn more. Registration is now open for Prairie Planting Workshops at the Living Prairie Museum.

John Morgan, of Prairie Habitats, will share ideas on how you can increase biodiversity in your back yard. Find out how prairie species can be included in your landscape designs, and why using native plant material is important for conservation. Our workshops guide you through site preparation, seed germination, and planting for flowerbeds or larger prairie restorations.

Register in advance for one of the following workshops:

Tuesday, April 10 from 6:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 15 from 1 p.m.to 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

New workshop - Managing Your Native Landscape

This new session on Saturday, May 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. targets those with existing restorations or native plantings. Learn how to maintain biodiversity and reduce invasive weeds. See management in action during an optional field trip to a native prairie site.

Fee: $35 plus GST or $25 for Friends of the Living Prairie Museum members. Optional field trip is $25.

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