Dig deeper in new year, become a Master Gardener
Are you passionate about gardening? Then you'd be interested in the Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardener Program that educates Oregonians about the art and science of growing and caring for plants.
Registration is open for the 2019 metro-area OSU Extension Service Master Gardener trainings, including from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 through March 21, at the Musuem of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City. Tuesday and Friday options also are scheduled in Hillsboro and Southeast Portland.
Register now to receive advanced horticulture training from OSU experts and the opportunity to serve your community as a garden educator. Training is a hybrid course including in-person classes, online content, hands-on workshops and gardening seminars. Learn more at extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/metro/become-master-gardener. Costs vary.
Annually in the metro area, Master Gardeners donate over 40,000 hours of volunteer service to the community. You can find Master Gardeners serving as garden educators at gardens, parks, schools and community events throughout the tricounty region.