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The Linn County office of the OSU Extension Service receives hundreds of requests for home gardening information annually. To provide this information, Extension enlists the assistance of Master Gardener volunteers.

You can reach your local OSU Extension Linn County Master Gardener volunteers several ways:

Call with your question: 541-967-3871

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Linn County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden

Stop by the Extension office. Messages and plant & soil samples can be left during regular business hours. If you would like to speak to a Master Gardener in person, please call the office to see when a volunteer is scheduled to be in the office. Office address: 33630 McFarland Rd, Tangent, OR 97389  


The Linn County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, begun in 1997, continues to expand its educational exhibits and improve and refine garden elements. Over the years, Master Gardeners have transformed the originally barren, rocky site into a lively, vibrant garden that welcomes visitors and gardening students.

A dedicated team of Master Gardeners maintain and improve the Demonstration Garden throughout the year. The garden is always open for public viewing. Classes and special events are open to the public and are held throughout the year.

The Linn County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden is located at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center, in the northeast corner of the fairgrounds, 3700 Knox Butte Rd, Albany, Oregon. You can access the demonstration garden via the north walkway by foot. There are signs around the fairgrounds directing visitors to the demonstration garden.

The Demonstration Garden is open from March through October. On Wednesdays and Fridays (1:00-3:00 p.m. in the spring and fall, 9:00-11:00 a.m. during the summer) you will often see Master Gardener's at work and ready to answer your questions.

Linn Master Gardener plant sale at Demo Garden

Hauling dirt for Demo Garden project

Greens bed Demo Garden

Work party at Demo Garden

Decking project at Demo Garden

Working on new raised bed.

View of east entrance to Demo Garden

Class at Demo Garden

Class at Demo Garden

Linn County Demonstration Garden Sign-Path

Demo Garden visitors

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