Outdoors in the Winter – Children’s Old Fashioned Games

Bring Back Play! What’s the value of play? Active play may be fun, but it’s certainly not frivolous. Play allows youth of all ages to try new things, test boundaries and use their imaginations. In addition to the physical health benefits, active play offers cognitive, emotional and social development benefits. It has been shown to improve and foster motor function, creativity, decision-making, problem-solving and social skills, … Read More

Goodwill Gets Spooky with Sponsorship

We are very excited to announce that Goodwill is sponsoring Prairie Gardens with Bales of Clothes (1000 lb at time) for the free scarecrow making at the Fall-o-Ween Fest at Prairie Gardens September 15 & 16 and September 22 and 23. We have a message from Goodwill on the importance of your Goodwill donation. Have you ever wondered how much that … Read More

Strawberries are Blooming Now

Our Alberta strawberries are in full bloom now, which means that U-Pick season is just 2 weeks away.  Our favorite is Kent!  We are hoping for rain so the berries size up before they start to turn red. Here is a great recipe for Strawberry Shortcake. Try to imagine the taste of real shortcake, real whipped cream, and real strawberries — … Read More