Important Links & Documents
Online Volunteer Reporting System (VRS): We are encouraging all Master Gardeners to track their volunteer hours online. Thank you!
MASTER GARDENER DESK CALENDAR: Please use this online calendar to sign up for timeslots at the desk. See Instructions for signing up for login information.
2015 Master Gardener Class Material
*All Master Gardeners are encouraged to attend any session to refresh their knowledge of certain topics!
Week 1: Botany Basics
Week 2: OSU Plant ID website and Plant Diagnostics
Week 3: Soils Part 1 and Part 2 and Composting
Week 4: Basic Entomology and Integrated Pest Management
Week 5: Pruning Ornamentals: Part 1 & Part 2 and Weeds: Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3
Week 6: Vegetable Gardening and Plant Propagation
Week 7: Household Pests (handout) and Berry crops: Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Grapes
Week 8: Plant Pathology and Lawns: Fertilizing, Mowing, Irrigating
Week 9: Pesticide Safety (Online module) and Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Discouraging Problematic Wildlife
Week 10: Fruit Trees and Pruning Basics
Week 11: Handling Tree Questions and FINAL EXAM
MG Training Locations
County Schedules: Lincoln Polk Marion Lane Yamhill
**Master Gardener certification is valid for one year. After one year, Master Gardeners must take qualified recertification courses in order to continue as an active, certified Master Gardener. The current recertification requirements are SIX continuing education hours, and TEN public outreach hours. Please contact the Benton Co. Extension Office at 541-766-6750 for more information.