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Posted on: May 5, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Medieval Manor Gardens Grand Opening

As a kick off to spring and our first year operating in our new location Medieval Manor Gardens would like to share the Rosenthal Woods (which is in our opinion, our greatest feature!) with up to 10 select guests. This will include a guided trail tour including identifying various wild …

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

4th Annual Community Hall Garage Sales

A joint community garage sale held by various community venues in the area. We will be at Rosenthal Community Hall with household items and an array of things from Medieval Manor Gardens, but please make a day of it and check out the other venues as well. For more information …

Posted on: April 22, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Earth Day

Earth Day is supposed to be our grand opening day for the season, but Mother Nature has decided to take her time this year with the arrival of spring. Please still celebrate Earth Day by doing something green and come out to our Guided Trail Hike May 5th or partake …

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

Beargrass Germinating!

This is our first time germinating Beargrass seed so to have it surprise us by germinating in the fridge while stratifying was truly – gratifying.

Posted on: April 7, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Easter Eggs to Dye For!

Hoppy belated Easter all! We’ve been so busy it’s been difficult to get this blog together but we’re making an effort, though be it a bit late. Last week my son and I explored some different dye methods to colour our Easter eggs and though our video has not been …

Posted on: March 17, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

The First Green

The first official day of spring is next week, though those of us that live in Alberta know true spring with reliably above freezing temperatures and hopefully the last of the winter season’s snow, may not actually arrive until May. Despite this gloomy thought there is reason to rekindle hope …

Posted on: March 7, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Everything Goes With PB (Paper Birch)!

Today I have decided to talk about Paper Birch. It’s native to Alberta and what an amazing tree! It might be shorter lived than many other tree species (30-100 years or so!), but during its shorter existence it makes quite an impact. It is one of the first to recolonize …

Posted on: March 3, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Processing Amadou Tinder

Since we are still buried in snow here, I figured what better topic than fire starter using Horse Hoof Fungus. This fungus is readily available in the Rosenthal Woods even in the dead of winter and once you prepare it, it’s a great portable fire starter (known as Amadou) – …