Yamhill County Master Gardener Association

Volunteers growing a better county

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  • Who are we?

    The Yamhill County Master Gardeners Association is a group of gardeners who volunteer their time to promote the best practices in gardening. We are certified by Oregon State University Extension Service and have been trained to deceminate science based gardening information.

    Here’s what OSU has to say about the program:

    The Oregon State University Master Gardener™ Program is an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service program that educates Oregonians about the art and science of growing and caring for plants. This program also facilitates the training of a highly educated corp of volunteers. These volunteers extend sustainable gardening information to their communities through education and outreach programs.

    Master Gardeners are trained volunteers, educated through OSU Extension Service to offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities.
    • Reliable: our gardening advice and education is science-based.
    • Relevant: customized information for your gardening situation.
    • Reachable: Call us on the phone, email us a question, or visit with us at markets or gardens in your community.

    What We Do and Where We Work?

    In 30 counties across Oregon, Master Gardener volunteers answer gardening questions at OSU Extension offices, at community Farmers’ markets, and at Master Gardener events. Volunteers create and manage demonstration gardens, school gardens and community gardens. They host garden tours, workshops and classes in their communities.


    Upcoming Events

    Seed to Supper: Free vegetable gardening course!

    Now enrolling for spring classes in Sheridan, Newberg and McMinnville. Details can be found here.

    Our 6th Annual Spring into Gardening Educational Event!

    2018 Spring into Gardening

    Saturday March 17th
    - 8:45 - 4pm - at the MAC Community Center

    April 15-16 - Hortlandia!

    This is the annual sale put on by the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon, and features small nurseries from all over Oregon; also garden art. At the Portland Expo Center. Entry is free, but parking is $8. See the Hortlandia website for details.

    Our annual Plant Sale Event!

    Saturday May 12 - 9am - 4pm and
    Sunday May 13 - 11am - 2pm

    Yamhill County Fairgrounds.
    Check out the Flyer.

    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