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

  • 2017-06-03 – Gardening for Pollinators workshopBees, butterflies, and other pollinators perform a tremendous service as they travel from plant to plant and flower to flower; they pollinate! Many of the fruits and vegetables we enjoy come from plants that depend on pollinators for development. Pollinators are under tremendous stress and their numbers are declining. Have you considered turning part of your yard into a flower garden, providing multi-season pollen and nectar sources for the pollinators that need them? If so, join us for a presentation on Gardening for Pollinators. A 60 minute presentation will be followed by a group activity installing a ... » More ...
  • 2017-05-18 On the Road Tour – Blooming Good TimeJoin us as we travel to the heart of the Willamette Valley to visit three beautiful garden spots. Our first stop at Egan’s Gardens will satisfy those seeking unusual plants, both annuals and perennials. Or, perhaps you need garden art to complete your garden needs. Schreiner’s Iris Garden includes over 500 varieties of top quality iris plants covering 200 acres. In business for 92 years, the third-generation of family conducts day-to-day operations. Come and enjoy 10 acres of walking garden displays adjacent the main facility. After lunch prepare to be astounded as we visit “Peony Paradise” at ... » More ...
  • 2017-05-06 Growing Veggies in your Hellstrip workshopGrowing Vegetables in Your Hellstrip You know that strip between your sidewalk and the street that you can never figure out what to do with? Why not put it to use growing delicious vegetables your family can enjoy?! Join Master Gardener Laura Heldreth for a workshop on the process of transforming your parking strip into a vegetable garden; how to plan, plant, tend, and harvest this unique type of garden. Don’t have a parking strip on your property but want to start growing your own veggies? Come anyway; Laura will also cover growing vegetables in containers. This ... » More ...
  • 2017-05-01 Newbies Guide to GardeningNewbies Guide to Gardening workshop Does your home landscape need a little help? Are your plants doing less than great? Want to be a better all-around gardener? We can help! Come learn all about ornamental and vegetable gardening from Master Gardener Laura Heldreth. Monday, May, 1, 2017 from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Camas Library; 625 NE 4th Ave., Camas, WA 98607. This class goes at just the right pace for a beginner. Explore the intricate world of the soil food web, pest ... » More ...
  • 2017-04-26 Soil Testing DemystifiedDo you test your garden soil every year? Should you? What about raised garden beds? And lawns? Learn the answers to these questions and more as Master Gardener and soil scientist Martha Minnich shares best practices regarding soil testing in the home garden. Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Vancouver Community Library; 901 C Street, Vancouver, WA 98660. Free. No registration required. This 90 minute presentation will include information to help you to determine your soil testing needs – when it is needed – and when not. Dr. Minnich will also cover the basics on how to interpret soil test results. This complex subject will be presented in layman’s terms! ... » More ...