Yamhill County Master Gardener Association

Volunteers growing a better county


The Yamhill County Master Gardeners
2017 Spring into Gardening

Saturday March 11, 2017 from 8:45am to 4pm. l (Doors open at 8:15)
McMinnville Community Center located at 600 NE Evans St., McMinnville, OR. 97128
Registration is limited so register early!

This years theme: "Healthy Living through Gardening"

Speakers and Topics

  • Therapeutic Gardens for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Restoration - Teresia Hazen, Legacy Health
  • Intro to Food Preservation – Preserving the Harvest - Tonya Johnson, OSU
  • Exploring the Moon Garden - Bethany Hagen, General Manager of Thyme Garden Herb Company
  • Garden Smarter not Harder - Pat Patterson, Master Gardener
  • Winter Vegetable Gardening - Darren Morgan, Shonnard's Nursery
  • Ergonomics of Garden Work - Bob Denman, Red Pig Tools
  • The Care, Selection and Feeding of Garden Tools - Bob Denman, Red Pig Tools
  • Organic Vegetable Gardening - Weston Miller, OSU
  • Raised Beds: How-To and Ideas - Brooke Edmonds, OSU
  • Getting Started with Microgreens - Brooke Edmonds, OSU
  • Gardening with Chronic Pain: A Mindfulness Approach - Trina Studebaker, Gardening Mentor

For full class descriptions see Class Descriptions.
For full Speaker Bio's see Speaker Bio's.


  • Regular Registration: $25/person
  • Member Registration: $20/person
  • Student Registration (with id): $15/person
  • Walk-in day of event: $30/person

Thanks to our Major Sponsors:

Supporting Sponsors:

and Patrons:

Anne Amie Vineyards Carlton Cellars Chehalem Vinyards
First Federal Osmocote Wilco
Walnut City Wineworks Willakenzie Estate Willamette Valley Vineyards


Upcoming Events

March 2-3, 9am - 6pm, March 4, 9am - 3pm - Native Plant Sale (proceeds benefit Miller Woods) Over 50 species of native trees, shrubs, and understory plants. Bare Root and Container Plants. To be held at the Yamhill County Heritage Center

Our annual Spring into Gardening Event!

March 11th - The Yamhill County Master Gardener's Spring into Gardening - Held at the MAC Community Center, details, and online registration available here.

March 19th, 9am - noon - First workday of Spring at the MAC Community Garden, come on out and get involved! Located at NW Westside Rd. McMinnville

Seeds to Supper Classes

April 8th - May 13th (Saturday), 10am to noon - McMinnville (English and Spanish Classes) Held at Hope on the Hill Church, 500 NW Hill Rd. McMinnville

April 8th - May 13th (Saturday), 2pm to 4pm - Newberg (Spanish Classes) Held at Deskins Commons, 1103 North Meridan St. Newberg

April 8th - May 20th (Saturday), 10am to noon - Newberg (English Classes) Held at St. Michaels Episcopal Church, 110 South Everest Rd. Newberg

Details about theses classes can be found here

April 29th - The Yamhill County Master Gardener's Annual Plant Sale - Held at the Yamhill County Fair grounds, more info to follow

Check out the OSU Gardening Radio program "To the Root of It" with Ray Van Blaricom and Kyle Hunter most Saturday's at 9am on McMinnville's KLYC 1260 Radio Station

Also check out one of the many community project we support, the McMinnville Community Garden