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Master Gardener Seminar: Tuesday, December 16, 2014.  2015 Seminar Planning!  Please come with ideas for topics and activities. Business meeting at 7 p.m.  Location: OSU Extension Service office, 996 Jefferson Street, Eugene (enter on 10th at the ramp).

Starting November 2012 all OSU Extension Service Master Gardeners in Lane County will keep track of their volunteer hours online: Report Volunteer Hours Online - Volunteer Reporting System (VRS)

Conditions of Volunteer Service Form

An Introduction to Being a MG  (read online)

Basics of Pruning Handout - for all pruning classes

Master Gardener Google Calendar instructions.

Master Gardener Calendar.

How to get a gmail account.

 Results of MG Advanced Training Survey from Brooke Edmunds.

LCMGA Board Meets at the OSUExtension Service office, 996 Jefferson St., Eugene on the Monday (12:00 p.m.) the week prior to the Tuesday night MG Seminar (third Tuesday of the Month). All MGs welcome.

 

Market of Choice on Willamette - Schedule for veg waste pick up

October -December 2014 Market of Choice schedule

Market of Choice Program details for Master Gardener Compost Specialists.

Contact Roseanna McArthur with changes at rmmcarthur97405@gmail.com

 

Daytime Master Gardener Training 2015 Schedule

2015 MG Training Schedule. Homework questions and answers will be posted below. Bring any questions about the previous week's homework to review during the lunch session with your mentor. Print or have digital copies of handouts and bring them to class each week.

Dec  -  Orientation

Jan 7 -  Tree ID

Jan 7 -  Tree Fruits

Jan 14 - Small Fruits & Berries

Jan 14 - Native Plants

Jan 21 - Botany I (anatomy)

Jan 21 - Pruning Ornamentals

Jan 28 - Botany II (physiology)

Jan 28 - Soils

Feb 4 -  Fertilizers

Feb 4 -  IPM

Feb 11 - Pesticide Safety

Feb 11 - Bugs 101

Feb 18 - Seeding and Vegetable Planting Tips

Feb 18 - Growing Vegetables

Feb 25 - Group Insect Collection Due

Feb 25 - Lawns

Feb 25 - Weeds

Mar 4 -  Water Quality

Mar 4 -  Compost

Mar 4 -  Field Trip to Log House Plants

Mar 4 -  Group Weed Collection Due

Mar 11 - MG Resources

Mar 11 - Disease Diagnostics

Mar 11 - Receive Written Exam (Take Home)

Mar 18 - Spiders

Mar 18 - Bees

Mar 18 - Weed and Insect Identification Quiz & Written Exam Due in Class

 

 Volunteer Opportunities

Spring Creek Neighbors Natural Garden project is a MG stream-side improvement activity in the Santa Clara neighborhood. The following articles describe project results and plans: