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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) – …

Posted on: February 26, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

What’s Sprouting

As we approach spring many of the seeds we have been stratifying are now starting to sprout. What a feeling to see all that time and effort spent soaking, scarifying, chilling, covering etc. finally come to fruition! So far we have Ginkgo Biloba, Paper Birch, King’s Spear, Wintergreen, Beebalm, Catnip, …

Posted on: November 21, 2017 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

We Are Not Hibernating This Winter!

Medieval Manor Gardens started as a tiny greenhouse down in Longview. Since then we have moved, met new people, and have learned more about who we are and what we wish to become. As we enter the winter of 2017 and many farms and greenhouses are “sleeping”, Medieval Manor is …

Posted on: November 18, 2017 Posted by: admin Comments: 1

The countdown is on!

The seeds have been scarified, stratified, planted and whatever else it takes to coax those little seedlings out of their shells! Now just keep watching for updates as we post which plants are ready for you to adopt and when you can take them home!

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