Polk County Master Gardener™ Projects

Take a look at just a few of the projects that your Polk County Master Gardeners are working on!

Polk County Master Gardener Help Desk

Help Desk 

Polk County Master Gardeners are available on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 AM to Noon answer gardening questions.


Bring your gardening questions to our roving Master Gardeners at the following locations:

  • Polk Home and Garden Show at the Polk County Fairgrounds in February
  • Polk County Master Gardener Plant Sale in May
  • Polk County Fair in August
  • The Oregon State Fair
  • The Hardy Plant Society Sale at the Polk County Fairgrounds in September

Inspiration Garden

The Inspiration Garden is a demonstration garden created by the OSU Polk County Master Gardener Assoc in order to promote sustainable gardening practices and to provide educational outreach programs to the Polk County community.  The Inspiration Garden is located at 790 F St in Independence, as part of Mt Fir Park.


Polk County Master Gardener Plant Sale

Held on Friday and Saturday of Mothers' Day weekend at the Polk County Fairgrounds. The Plant Sale is the fundraising activity that allows the Polk MGs to continue to serve and educate the public.

Brunk House

Brunk House

See our demo vegetable garden at this historic house on Highway 22.

How to Build a Comfortable Lasagna Bed Garden - Comic

Delbert Hunter Aboretum Sign

Delbert Hunter Arboretum

Polk County Master Gardeners help maintain this collection of native plants at the Dallas City Park.

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