CGC has an agreement with City of Winnipeg to maintain a large piece of land that is available for our members to rent.
Location and size:
Plots are located east side of Perimeter Highway just north of Assiniboine River.
Size of plot is approximately 20 feet by 40 feet (individual plots vary slightly in size).
You must be a member of the Charleswood Garden Club ($10.00 per year) in order to rent a plot.
The rental rate for a plot is $25.00 per plot payable by April's meeting.
Acquiring a plot is subject to availability.
Please respect your neighbors' gardens.
We provide ploughing of the gardens in the spring.
There is to be no moving of marker stakes after spring survey.
Plot perimeter may be enclosed with twine or fence.
All gardens must be kept clean and clear of weeds and free of insects and disease.
Pathways should be kept weed-free and free of garden waste.
All gardens must be cleared of sticks, strings, markers and refuse by September 30th. Refuse, including corn stalks, must be carried out of gardens so plots can be ploughed.
Planting is at your own risk. We have our usual share of 4-legged and 2-legged pests.
The DAVE MILLAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE will be awarded for the best field garden.
Gardeners are encouraged to contribute to the Gardeners' Market in September.
For further information please contact Sophia Munro at (204) 895-9198 or email@example.com
Gardening for Pollinators
Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 pm
Kelly Leask, Manager of Prairie Originals, will present conservation opportunities that encourage birds, bees, bugs and butterflies to visit our gardens and greenspaces.
Giant Zucchini Contest
Win our Challenge Trophy by growing the heaviest zucchini in Manitoba. The rules are simple:
1. Only Genuine zucchinis may be entered. 2. The show-er must be the grow-er. 3. Official weigh-in will be at the October regular meeting. 4. Bring in your zucchini. Attach a tab with your name and address. Anyone may enter - there is no entry fee.
This is the original zucchini contest!
Fall Gardeners' Market
Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who donated, worked at or supported this year's event. With our expanded Gardeners' Market that also included our Canada 150 Tea and our oversized garage sale it was quite a feat to pull it off. Everyone's contributions to this successful event are very much appreciated.
November 12, 2014 Regular meeting
Natalie Elizabeth from Edible Alchemy: Fermentation Skill Share will be facilitating an interactive exploration into the fascinating world of fermentation. Learn how this ancient technique of food preservation can be used to improve health, rediscover cultural traditions and deepen connections with the natural world around us. In this one hour session we will talk about the science behind these transformations and tips for incorporating these living foods into your diet.
Starter cultures like yogurt, ginger soda, water kefir and kombucha as well as artful, informative booklets will be available for sale."