Jackson County Master Gardener Association

“We Learn, Practice and Teach the Art and Science of Gardening in the Rogue Valley.”

Become a Master Gardener! Enroll in the Jackson County Oregon State Extension Master Gardener™ program.

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We have some exciting events planned for the future! Click the button below to learn more.

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Something eating your garden? The Plant Clinic can diagnose what’s ravaging your plants and how to fix it.

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What’s up? Our calendar keeps you up to date on all of the gardening classes, events and meetings around the Rogue Valley.

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Grow your mind. Check out these links to learn about gardening techniques, encouraging wildlife in the garden and working with nature.

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Dig the Garden Beet! Read our newsletter to get the latest news from the Jackson County Master Gardener community.

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See our gardens on display! Our Demonstration Gardens feature 21 gardens used to teach gardening techniques.

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The Rogue Valley’s gardening family! The Rogue Valley has a vibrant gardening community. Find out more about gardens and grants.

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Help us help our community. We are a non-profit that relies on sales and donations. Help us to continue to support the Rogue Valley.

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The latest news from the Jackson County Master Gardener community


Why Natives

| Beet 2022 05 May | No Comments
  Elle Anderson of the Ashland Library contacted JCMGA and asked if we would consider participating in the Jackson County Library System’s career development day. She was looking for a…

Don’t Be Gloomy! Get Yourself a Sweet Goumi!

| Beet 2022 05 May | No Comments
    Elaeagnus multiflora, Goumi berry, also known as Cherry Silverberry, Cherry Elaeagnus Cibie, Longpipe Bush, and Daio-Gumi has many names and many benefits. Not so well known in the USA,…

The Winter Dreams Summer Gardens Symposium Is Coming This Fall

| Beet 2022 05 May | No Comments
    The leadership team for the 2022 WDSG is in place and busy. Barbara Low, Colet Allen and Susan Koenig are this year’s team leaders and will endeavor to…

JCMGA Coordinator Column

| Beet 2022 05 May | No Comments
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Growing for the Green!

| Beet 2022 04 April | No Comments
  It’s been a stiff competition, but we have a finalist for our Gardener’s “Olympic Green Medal.” 2022’s winner is…Brassica oleracea, for team Heirloom Cabbage! And what a huge family team it…

Due Annual Master Gardener of the Year Award Nominations

| Beet 2022 04 April | No Comments
Due Soon! Nominate Someone for the Annual Master Gardener of the Year Award It’s that time again to recognize those Master Gardeners who have gone above and beyond in their…

JCMGA Speakers Are Off to a Great Start

| Beet 2022 04 April | No Comments
I would like to thank Susan Koenig for her excellent and enlightening presentation on Caring for Roses via the Medford Library Zoom class on March 12th. She kept 21 attendees on…

Bottle Drive

| Beet 2022 04 April | No Comments
Looking for a quick and easy way to help Jackson County Master Gardeners? Consider donating your redeemable beverage bottles and cans. It’s easy! Pick up a BLUE BAG or two…

Catching the Rain

| Beet 2022 04 April | No Comments
In September of 2021, the irrigation wells on the OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center campus at 569 Hanley Road in Central Point ran dry. Watering of all campus…