Dawn’s Blog

Posted on: April 27, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Mother’s Day Tribute

I am a mother to my child, to my animal companions, to my plants and to the natural world around me. I have loved and lost my own mother. I have watched others become mothers, aunts, grandmothers and best friends. I have made mistakes. I have learned from those mistakes. …

Posted on: March 29, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Invasives!

One of the side effects of gardening and yard work is often weeds. In small amounts and for certain purposes this is not always a bad thing. When weeds spread uncontrolled however, they can cause multiple problems. Listen to our latest episode of Regenerative Landscapes to get a better idea …

Posted on: March 24, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Balsam Poplar Spring Blowout!

Potted trees take up the most space at our nursery and we need to make room for new spring stock, so from March 25 – April 30, 2021 take advantage of our sale pricing and do that shelter belt, reclamation piece, fire wood grove or what have you. These trees …

Posted on: February 11, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Regenerative Landscapes Podcast Update

We have so much going on with our Regenerative Landscapes podcast right now, it’s hard to keep up! New main episodes are now being released every other week. Our Green Scene news and Plant Adventure Guide will be released on weeks opposite to the main episodes and feature news clips …

Posted on: January 30, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

What’s Sprouting 2021

We have been bringing in stratified seed, started some cuttings and have some new herbs and other plants on the go. Share some of our new green in pictures to brighten your day until spring arrives!    

Posted on: January 30, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

A Different Winter Landscape

Episode 5 of our Regenerative Landscapes podcast is available on Apple, Google, Spotify and now, iHeartRadio. “A Different Winter Landscape” looks at how to add colour and interest to an otherwise white winter landscape, and other things you can do for the benefit of both your human and animal friends …

Posted on: December 31, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Meet the Hosts!

  Happy New Year! Here is our first real podcast for “Regenerative Landscapes” where you can find out more about our hosts. Please like, share and download for more episodes in 2021! <iframe title=”Meet the hosts!” src=”https://www.podbean.com/media/player/sddfj-f64d20?from=usersite&vjs=1&skin=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=1” height=”315″ width=”100%” style=”border: none;” scrolling=”no” data-name=”pb-iframe-player”></iframe> Meet the hosts! podbean.com

Posted on: December 24, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Our New Podcast “Regenerative Landscapes” Is Almost Here!

Myself and two of my friends and colleagues started this crazy idea of putting a podcast together featuring topics related to regenerative landscaping. You can find out more about what this means in our first episode (tentatively scheduled for a Dec. 30 launch right in time for New Year’s!), but …

Posted on: November 26, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

TransEd Valley Line LRT Contract

Medieval Manor Gardens is proud to be a part of the TransEd Valley Line LRT project. Multiple areas along the route had to be cleared for construction, before which time we collected native seed from along the river valley in order to propagate native species to revegetate the areas upon …

Posted on: August 21, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Clifford E. Nature Hike through Parkland Library System

Join us for an eye opening hike beginning at 10:00 am at the Clifford E. Nature Sanctuary. We will have an array of potted native plants to assist identification and to encourage people to purchase rather than pick if they would like to take some home. We will leisurely make …

Posted on: August 14, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

The Dark

Join us in the Rosenthal Woods on August 14th to experience the night life. Animals like deer, moose, coyotes, fox and bats are most active at dusk and as it darkens to night owls, porcupines, flying squirrels, pine martens, amphibians, insects and other creatures move to the forefront. Many are …

Posted on: August 11, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Puddle Gardens Workshop

We are offering not one, but 3 different Puddle Garden workshops to allow for family scheduling and needs. You’ve put your time in at work or with the kids so now it’s all about you! Consider attending this workshop starting at 7:00 pm. (running until approximately 9ish) on Wednesday, July …

Posted on: July 24, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Entwistle Nature Hike through Parkland Library System

Join us for a beautiful hike beginning at 10:00 am at the Entwistle Library. We will have an array of potted native plants to assist identification and to encourage people to purchase rather than pick if they would like to take some home. We will leisurely make our way to …

Posted on: July 21, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Wagner Natural Area Guided Tour

Join Alana Tollenaar from Backyard Birds Nature Shop and Dawn Watts from Medieval Manor Gardens for this joint tour of the unique Wagner Natural Area. Here you will learn to identify a variety of native plants and wildlife and what relationships they have. Native plants will be available for sale …

Posted on: July 21, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Puddle Gardens Workshop

We are offering not one, but 3 different Puddle Garden workshops to allow for family scheduling and needs. If your child is a late riser or more productive in the afternoon, consider attending this workshop starting at 2:00 pm. (running until approximately 4 pm) on Wednesday, July 21st. Here children …

Posted on: July 21, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Puddle Gardens Workshop

We are offering not one, but 3 different Puddle Garden workshops to allow for family scheduling and needs. If your child is a morning bird, consider attending this workshop starting at 10:00 am. (running until approximately noon) on Wednesday, July 21st. Here children can explore nature and art by learning …

Posted on: July 8, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Weekly Kiosk at Backyard Birds Nature Shop!

Starting July 8th we will have a kiosk every Thursday at the Backyard Birds Nature Shop to promote native plants as a part of creating habitat and food sources for your beloved birds and other valued creatures such as pollinators. We hope to be here until the end of August, …

Posted on: May 15, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Backyard Birds Nature Shop Grand Opening!

We are so excited to be a part of Backyard Birds Nature Shop’s Grand opening this Saturday! Medieval Manor Gardens will be there, along with Fescue Naturalization to help promote bird and pollinator habitat and to help answer any questions you may have about native plants, nativescaping your yard, or …

Posted on: May 8, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

3 Part Pollinator Series on the Regenerative Landscapes Podcast!

Join us for our 3 part pollinator series on our Regenerative Landscapes podcast! This week in part 1 we look at pollinator plants. Stay tuned for part 2 where we have special guest Megan Evans from the Alberta Native Bee Council talk about pollinator species including the largest group – …

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