Gardening Events

Clackamas County Chapter Meeting

7 hours 33 min ago
Monday, February 8, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

What constitutes a native plant for gardeners in the Portland metro region? Native to North America? The Pacific Northwest? Or a Douglas Fir forest on Mount Hood?  Or the banks of the Clackamas River?  Linda Hardison, director of the Oregon Flora Project (OFP), is uniquely qualified to speak on this and offer advice on the use native plants in our gardens.  

Linda believes calling a plant “native” requires consideration of both time and place.  Speaking from the perspective of the OFP, she will introduce us to a myriad of Oregon’s native plants – along with naturalized and exotic species.  Together we will learn the context from which these plants arise, and gain an appreciation for the biodiversity found in our state.

*MG education credit

Spring into Gardening

7 hours 33 min ago
Thursday, February 25, 2016 8:30 AM - Saturday, March 12, 2016 4:00 PM

The Yamhill County Master Gardeners Association and the Yamhill County OSU Extension Service are pleased to announce that the 4th annual Spring into Gardening event.

This year’s theme will be “Home Landscaping - Small Changes – Big Impact”. Eight speakers will discuss a variety of Gardening and Lanscaping topics.

Master Gardener Graduation & Awards Luncheon

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 6:06am
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Linn and Benton County OSU Extension Master Gardener Graduation and Awards Luncheon will be our time to recognize our amazing volunteers. This event will be a potluck style luncheon. Please bring a dish to share. Drinks will be provided. Last names: A- J: main dish, J - R: Side dish, S - Z: Dessert. Families welcome!

Compost Demo on Oct. 3, 2015

Sat, 10/31/2015 - 5:08am
Saturday, October 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For beginning to experienced composters, these hands-on workshops will cover the basics of how composting works, which materials to use, and the different methods and types of compost bins available. Workshops are led by knowledgeable backyard composting information specialists. Pre-registration is not required.