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Linn-Benton 2019 Master Gardener program - apply now!


Do you love to make things grow? Apply to join our cohort of plant enthusiasts in Linn and Benton Counties. As part of the Master Gardener volunteer team, you will build your gardening knowledge and share what you learn with our communities. Read More...

Now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training and Horticultural Proficiency programs!!


The Master Gardener and Horticulture Proficiency program provides Oregonians with education about gardening and horticulture. Read More...

Monthly Garden Calendars


Produced by OSU Extension, each month provides reminders of key garden chores, such as fertilizing, pest control, planting, and maintenance.



Yamhill County Master Gardener newsletter.

Eco Gardening


Ecogardens, or ecological gardens, are ways to save natural resources and still enjoy gardens and landscapes. Many methods of ecogardening are available.

PNW Native Wildlife Gardening

Online Resource

Instead of choosing plants that are appealing only to humans, we choose plants that are also appealing to wildlife, and that are friendly to the environment.

Leach Botanical Garden

Online Resource

Leach Botanical Garden's living collections of plants for the purposes of education, research and conservation and preserves the legacy of the Garden’s founders, John and Lilla Leach.

Emerald Chapter Native Plant Society of Oregon

Online Resource

The Emerald Chapter of NPSO has developed lists of nurseries and consultants in the southern Willamette Valley (greater Eugene-Springfield area) that specialize in or are knowledgeable about native plants.

Yamhill Soil and Water

Online Resource

The District promotes wise use and conservation of Oregon’s natural resources within Yamhill County. Yamhill SWCD provides local leadership, technical assistance, information, and improved access to state and federal cost-share assistance to make positive changes on your land.

Washington Native Plant Society

Online Resource

WNPS's mission is to promote the appreciation and conservation of Washington's native plants and their habitats through study, education, and advocacy.

Growing native plants in the Willamette Valley

Online Resource

Slideshow presentation on growing native plants at home in the Willamette Valley.

By Linda McMahan

Native Plant Gardening


Native plant gardening in the Pacific Northwest.

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