Site Accessibility Information Access Key 1 to Skip to Top Navigation Access Key 2 to Skip to the Three One One link Access Key 3 to Skip to City of Winnipeg Main Menu Access Key 4 to Skip to Left Navigation Menu Access Key 5 to Skip to Content area Access Key 6 to Skip to Right Sidebar content area Access Key 7 to Skip to Footer Links
City of Winnipeg logo


  |  Link to the City of Winnipeg French websiteFrançais  |  

Text size: change text size to small A | change text size to medium A | change text size to largeA

Departments City Hall Visitors Business Residents Contact 311 Contact 311 Residents Business Visitors City Hall Departments Menu

Our City, Our Stories

Animals and Insects
Emergency and Safety
Libraries, Recreation and Leisure
Parks, Trees and the Environment
Homeowner, Renter and Business Information
Transportation and Streets
Water and Waste
Celebrating City Employees
Other City Information

Plant the prairies in your backyard

Living Prairie Museum offering planting workshops, plant sales

April 5, 2019

If you are a gardener, there are plenty of options when it comes to deciding what to plant. The Living Prairie Museum is hoping you’ll consider including some prairie species in your landscaping.

To make that a little easier, the museum is offering four prairie planting workshops through April with prairie ecologist and restoration expert John Morgan.

The three hour sessions will guide people through site preparation, seed germination, and planting for flower beds or larger prairie restorations.

The Living Prairie Museum will be holding several workshops about planting prairie flowers.

The Living Prairie Museum will be holding several workshops about planting prairie flowers.

If you are interested, the workshop is $35 plus GST and you will need to register in advance by calling the museum at 204-832-0167. Friends of the Living Prairie Museum receive a $10 discount.

If you can’t make it to the workshop but want to plant prairie species, consider stopping in for one of the plant sales hosted at the Living Prairie Museum. A variety of native wildflowers and grasses will be for sale.

It is free to visit the museum, located at 2795 Ness Ave. It features more than 160 species of prairie plants in a 12 hectare preserve.

The Interpretive Centre is open Sundays in May and June, and is open daily in July and August. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the trails are open from dawn until dusk.