The Yamhill County Master Gardeners Association and the Yamhill County OSU Extension Service are pleased to announce that the 7th annual Spring into Gardening event will be held on March 16th, 2019. The mission of Master Gardeners is to promote sustainable gardening through quality public education. The Spring Into Gardening seminar is the premier educational gardening event in Yamhill County.
This year’s event will be held at the McMinnville Community Center at 600 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128.
Doors open at 8:00 AM, sessions run from 8:45AM to 4PM.
Speakers and Topics
Slug Hunting: Know Your Enemy - Claudia Groth - Master Gardener, Multnomah County
Native Plants and Pollinators - Aaron Anderson, OSU Graduate Research Student
Introduction into Permaculture and Permaculture Design - Andrew Millison, OSU Department of Horticulture
Climate Change in the Willamette Valley - Ed Squiers, PhD Botany
Organic Pesticides - Kaci Buhl, OSU Extension
Managing Clay Soils - Linda Brewer, OSU Faculty Research Assistant, College of Agricultural Sciences
Bonsai - Gardening With Living Art - Keith Wingfield, Master Gardener, Yamhill County
Do You Need a Soil Test for Your Garden - If so, Now What? - Anna Ashby, Master Gardener, Yamill County
Watering and Irrigation - Jeff Cope, Home Grown Gardens, Corvallis
Weed Management or Knee Deep in Weeds - Chip Bubl, Associate Professor, OSU Extension Service
It Is Time to Take On Invasive Pests - Joshua Vlach, Entomologist Oregon Department of Agriculture
Grow Awesome Fruit Trees - Joseph Postman, USDA Research Service, National Clonal Germplasm Repository
A lunch is included in the registration fee. Snacks and beverages will be available during all of the breaks. Plants and limited Garden Items will be for sale during breaks and lunch
Presented to you by OSU Extension Service and the Yamhill County Master Gardener’s Association. Profits will fund continuing education for Yamhill County residents and college scholarships for Yamhill County high school seniors.
Regular Registration: $25.00/person
Master Gardener Registration: $20.00/person
Students - with ID: $15.00/person
Walk-in day of event: $30.00/person