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

  • 09-30-2017 Water-Wise Landscaping WorkshopWant an attractive, welcoming home landscape but unsure how to start? Join Master Gardener Julie Carlsen for a workshop on designing a low-water landscape garden that reflects your style. This workshop is perfect for those with limited yard space or those who just need a little inspiration. After the presentation, participants will help install an ornamental garden at the Home of a Habitat for Humanity homeowner. Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM. Location provided at registration site – Brown Paper Tickets. (In downtown Vancouver area.) http://bpt.me/3065624 or by calling 397-6060 X 5738. Participation ... » More ...
  • 09-16-2017 – Tea Cultivation in the Pacific Northwest WorkshopTea Cultivation in the Pacific Northwest – a Learn and Serve Workshop at Pacific Park Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley nurtures not only wine grapes and hops for beer, but also Camellia sinensis, the tea plant. Join Elizabeth Miller and Chris Jenkins, owners of Minto Island Tea Company, for a presentation and discussion on the cultivation of Camellia sinensis in the Pacific Northwest. The presentation will focus on methods of propagation, planting and establishing C. sinensis, and how to pick and process your own tea. The presenters will have tea samples on hand for taking home and plants ... » 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 ...
  • 08-23-2017 On the Road Tour – Dazzling Dahlias, Pottery and Uncommon PlantsOur tour begins with a beautiful rural drive to Master Gardener Eve Hanlin’s hillside home where Eve will share her dahlia garden display and speak on growing and caring for dahlias and dahlia bulbs. The Hanlin family creates unique pottery items, which will be available for sale. Next, we will journey to Canby, Oregon, and Swan Island Dahlias, featuring nearly 40 acres of display gardens plus a gorgeous indoor display. Pick up a catalog and wander through the rows of dahlias to enjoy and/or select tubers to order. Swan Island also has a great gift shop. Secret ... » More ...