Dawn’s Blog

Posted on: July 25, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Native Plant Hike

Join us in conjunction with the Parkland County Library system at Keephills Library Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 am for a native plant hike. Call the Keephills library to register or message them on FB @pclibraries. Learn to identify some native plants and invasives and discover their many amazing uses! …

Posted on: March 29, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Growing Big In Small Spaces

With such stressors as climatic shifts, economic instability, and now Covid-19, a world wide pandemic, people are looking for more ways than ever to augment their food supplies, control what’s in their food, contribute something worthy to their family unit, and even just partake in something calming to take a …

Posted on: January 29, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

We’ve definitely had some ups and downs this winter and not just those temperatures! Just after Christmas we had a heater go out in one of our propagation houses which caused the loss of some seedlings and set back some of our older plants. Luckily we don’t have all our …

Posted on: July 13, 2019 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Native Plant Hike

Take a stroll with our guide through the Rosenthal Woods west of Stony Plain and discover plant and animal species native to the area. Learn edible and medicinal properties as well as some primitive skills. Upon returning feel free to peruse our plants, teas, natural sodas, local art work and …

Posted on: February 18, 2019 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

What’s Sprouting

We haven’t had much time to keep up on our website since we’ve been busy not only through the regular gardening season, but our winter is getting much busier as well! A good problem to have but being a small operation it makes it difficult to spread our resources. I …

Posted on: February 18, 2019 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Wild Tea Making Workshop

Only a few spots left for the upcoming Wild Tea Making workshop hosted by the Keephills library and sponsored by Parkland County. Learn the differences between teas, our own native plants that make wonderful tea, and touch on Kombucha. Participants will make their own loose leaf tea mixtures and receive …

Posted on: February 3, 2019 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Wild Recipes

Perhaps you will purchase some new plants from Medieval Manor Gardens, or maybe you will begin wild harvesting some of your own in the area that you reside. Great! Now you might start to think, “So now what do I do with them?”. Though they have been around long before …

Posted on: December 18, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Wild Tea Making Workshop

Ever wondered what the difference is between black, green and herbal teas? And what is that SCOBY thing in Kombucha? Can you pick things to make your own teas at home? Learn the differences between some of the common teas, the principles of making Kombucha, how to harvest, dry and …

Posted on: November 28, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Historical Native Plant Workshop

Get an historical account how Alberta settlers and indigenous people utilized the native plants in their environment. From food to medicine to tools, these plants helped shape our cultures to what they are today. We will also look at the science behind some native plants and examine their future potential.

Posted on: May 19, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Medieval Mayhem

We know the May long weekend can be a crazy time for people as it’s the traditional time for Albertans to really get outdoors again. Whether you are out and about or sticking close to home to do your yard and garden work, Medieval Manor Gardens is open to help …