2019 Columbia County Master Gardener training enrollment is open!

The OSU Master Gardener™ class will be offered in St. Helens at the Extension Service Classroom (505 N. Columbia River Hwy) for 10 weeks beginning February 4th.  Class will meet every Monday from 6-9pm and Saturday mornings 9am-noon (View schedule for exceptions - schedule subject to change.) Topics to be covered will include vegetable gardening, insect identification, botany for gardeners, plant problem diagnosis, growing fruits and berries, lawn management, weed identification and management, pesticides safety, and plant propagation. There will also be hands-on projects offered. Cost is $100 and students completing the class will be expected to pay back a minimum of 60 hrs. of volunteer horticultural projects.

Registration is online.

For questions about the program, please call the OSU Extension office in St. Helens at (503) 397-3462 or contact either Chip Bubl or Sonia Reagan.