2014 Gardener's Mini-College

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The 2014 Gardener's Mini-College will be held on July 12th-13th at the LaSell's Stewart Center on the Oregon State University Campus.

Information on the event will be posted here as it becomes available.  

We expect to open early registration on or before April 30, 2014.

Use the links, below to find out more.

Registration and Conference Costs

Break down of costs for leadership day, the awards banquet, Mini-College classes and lunch, as well as workshop fees.  Register for as much or as little as you like.  

Mini-College Classes

Two full days of classes and workshops for novice and advanced gardeners.  All classes qualify for Oregon Master Gardener recertification credit.  Classes follow one of four tracks:  ornamentals, edibles, problem solving and general interest.  Five hands-on workshops will also be offered!  Choose a single track, or choose a different track for each session.  You're sure to find the classes that meet your needs!

Mini-College Schedule

Hour by hour schedule of Mini-College classes, workshops, lunchtime discussion roundtables and social events, including the annual awards dinner banquet.  This year's banquet keynote speaker will be Sharon Collman, one of the original Washington State University faculty members to start the Master Gardener Program in 1972.

Sharon will talk about those early and important years of the Master Gardener Program, and where we've gone from there!


Hotel and dormatory options are available within walking distance from the conference.  Further afield, you can find a variety of hotel, bed and breakfast, farm stay, RV and camping options.

Directions, Map and Parking

Directions to the OSU Campus and a map of the Conference site.  There is no charge for parking on the Oregon State University campus on the weekends.  Free parking for all!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Connect to Master Gardener volunteers and other gardeners, from across the state of Oregon.  Sponsorship opportunities begin at $100, and help us to continue to deliver this flagship, educational event.

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