Gardening Events

Soil Health Workshop

13 hours 49 min ago
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Workshop sponsored by Yamhill, Polk and Marion County Soil & Water Conservation workshops.

 $10 at the door.  Space is limited. Please RSVP to Marc Bell, Polk SWCD at 503-623-9680

Mini-College

13 hours 49 min ago
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Sunday, July 13, 2014 (all day event)

2 day gardening seminar offering classes for MG recertification

 

Plant Diagnostics

13 hours 49 min ago
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn how to diagnose plant problems in home gardens with Master Gardener Jeff Choate.

The Basics of Beekeeping

13 hours 49 min ago
Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you always wanted to know what it takes to raise honey bees?  Learn the basics of beekeeping like biology of the honey bee, what equipment is needed, breakdown of costs for getting started and managing bees throughout the year.

Efficient Watering

13 hours 49 min ago
Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn efficient watering techniques to create a more sustainable environment in your own yard.  The pros and cons of drip irrigation, in-ground sprinklers and basic hose irrigation will be taught.  Back to the Roots Landscape owner will teach water conservation while maintaining healthy plants and lawns.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Thursday, June 5, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Principles of IPM will be covered including monitoring plants to identify pests and managing pest problems using all available strategies (cultural, physical, biological, and chemical). Emphasis is on using the easiest, least expensive, least disruptive and least toxic methods first.

Drip Irrigation

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Learn all about drip irrigation for the home gardener with Master Gardener John Fischer.

Candelled ---- Plant Propagation

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Thursday, June 19, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sustainable Landscape Training - Lane County

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - Thursday, June 26, 2014 (all day event)

Learn to create a sustainable/green/ecological landscape. Participants will learn to utilize landscape practices that can be applied to their own yards and will benefit by improving their soil biology and reducing erosion. Class runs both days, June 25-26 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration form and credit card payment can be found on the website:

extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/gardens

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Thursday, June 5, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Thursday, June 12, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR 

2014 Master Food Preserver Program

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:23am
Thursday, June 19, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Master Food Preserver program trains and certifies volunteers in food safety, food preservation, and food security.  In return for over 48 hours of training, volunteers "pay back" hours by assisting others in learning correct food handling and preservation procedures.

Who can apply?  Anyone interested in healthy food who is able to commit to a 48 hour weekly training program AND in return, volunteer at least 48 hours during the food preservation season.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2014

For an application and detailed schedule contact:  Janice Greg or Lenore Chavez at the Linn County Extension Office (541) 967-3871

Training is held at the

Linn County Extension Office104 4th St, Albany, OR