Workshops & Events

MGwkshp collageThe Master Gardener Program sponsors, and co-sponsors with other area agencies, events, workshops, nursery tours, and much more. Our upcoming events are shown below listed in alphabetical order. Read more about each event by clicking its link.

Sign up for an event or workshop by following the instructions on the flyer or going to the Extension’s calendar (Select GARDENING from the categories to shorten the list of activities to only our items.)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • 10-28-2017 Mason Bee WorkshopThe mason bee – our gentle friend and incredible pollinator. Most likely you have seen these busy native bees in your yard; you just haven’t met them yet. Join Master Gardener Vione Graham for an introductory workshop on mason bees. The presentation will cover their role in pollination, their life cycle and habitats and how we can protect these valuable creatures. The event will conclude with a demonstration of nest/cocoon cleaning. Saturday, Oct. 28 from 1 to 3pm at the 78th Street Heritage Farm; 1919 NE 78th St., Vancouver, WA 98665. If you have mason bee cocoons ... » More ...
  • 10-19-2017 Grow a “Greener” Green Lawn WorkshopLearn the latest on establishing, renovating and maintaining turf that meets your needs. Get time-tested tips practiced by golf course superintendents for mowing, mulching, watering and managing weeds without toxic chemicals.Discover eco-lawns, and learn where to get more information on low-input lawn care. Speaker Weston Miller serves as associate professor and Extension agent for Oregon State University. He manages the popular Master Gardener TM program for the tricounty Portland metro area. Miller also helps to educate new and aspiring farmers to responsibly steward natural resources and build small-scale enterprises through OSU’s Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship. WHEN: Thursday, ... » More ...