Calendar of Events

Thursday, Mar 26th 2015

GROWING POTATOES & ONIONS* Round Table Discussion
GROWING POTATOES & ONIONS, with Claudette & Sally R., at Newport Public Library Conference Room. *A session in the series of 2015 Master Gardener Program ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS.

Saturday, Mar 28th 2015

Advanced Vegetable Gardening
Are you ready to take your vegetable gardening to the next level?  Learn important concepts and skills to help you maximize production in your plot including the following: Practice garden bed preparation and planting. Explore effective methods for pest and weed management. Practice tool usage for safety and efficiency. Discover the importance of crop planning and how timing your plantings throughout the seasons can help ensure healthy harvests year around. Understand the nutrient needs of various crops for plant health and production. Learn how to utilize cover crops in the summer and fall. Observe various season extension techniques for maximizing the growing season. Registration for this workshop will open February 13 for existing Master Gardener volunteers and the general public.  Registration is currently open via invitation for 2015 MG students.

Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015

Small-Scale & Urban farming Series
Learn about the newest in vegetable vaieties with OSU Vegetable Breed Professor Jim Myers. Pre-registration requested, $25 per person. Details on the website: extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/gardens

Tuesday, Apr 7th 2015

Container Gardening for Vegetables and herbs
What We'll Cover: Container Gardening for Vegetables and Herbs Tour garden and see the container garden bed projects View many containers used throughout the garden Discuss soils, fertilizer, drainage, and match recommended plant material with appropriate sized containers                                             Free! Lectures are open to the public — no registration required      Instructors: Jerry Anderson and Bridget Shaw

Thursday, Apr 9th 2015

ORNAMENTALS & NATIVES FOR THE COAST* Round Table Discussion
ORNAMENTALS & NATIVES FOR THE COAST, with Nate (from Blake's Nursery), at Oregon Coast Community College North Campus in Lincoln City. *A session in the series of 2015 Master Gardener Program ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS.

Saturday, Apr 11th 2015

Compost Demo on April 11, 2015
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.

Monday, Apr 13th 2015

The Challenge of Weeds
Chip Bubl, Extension Agent with OSU, will  cover identification and management of some of the more challenging garden and home landscape weeds; a look at the effectiveness of organic herbicides; and  a brief  discussion of ornamental plants that wander too easily. 1 hour MG education credit 

Tuesday, Apr 14th 2015

Mason Bees and other Pollinators
What We'll Cover: Learn life cycle, nesting habitats and management of mason bees                                             Free! Lectures are open to the public — no registration required      Instructor: Ron Spendal

Wednesday, Apr 22nd 2015

Earth Day Hoo Haa

Thursday, Apr 23rd 2015

LANDSCAPING PLANTS FOR THE COAST* Round Table Discussion
LANDSCAPING PLANTS FOR THE COAST, with Patrick from Thompson's Nursery, in the Community Room  at Oregon Coast Community College Central Campus. *A session in the series of 2015 Master Gardener Program ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS.

Saturday, Apr 25th 2015

OSU Master Gardener Plant Sale
http://www.yamhillcountymastergardener.org Thousands of annual flower bedding plants, vegetable starts and herbaceous perennials grown by Master Gardeners. Free admission and free parking. 
Compost Demo on April 25, 2015
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.

Tuesday, Apr 28th 2015

Square Foot Gardening
What We'll Cover: Learn techniques for growing vegetables in very limited space by maximizing density, and limiting the need for thinning, watering, and weeding. Tips for bed construction and soil maintenance will also be provided                                                Free! Lectures are open to the public — no registration required      Instructor: Jerry Knott

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