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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


The latest news from the Jackson County Master Gardener community

Winter Dreams Summer Gardens 2022 — Saving the Best for Last

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
    This is the last Garden Beet article showcasing our Winter Dreams/Summer Gardens presenters. Have I saved the best for last? Well, who knows what will be the best…

Unsung Hero — Sandy Hammond, Busy and Smiling

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
Most of you know Sandy Hammond. But just in case, let me tell you Sandy is one of the most delightful people in the Master Gardener Association. Sandy graduated in…

Come Back to Us!

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
Dearest Master Gardeners, This is a call to action from your JCMGA Board of Directors. The last 2½ years have been a struggle for our association:  COVID-19, loss of our…

Looking For a New Master Gardener Program Coordinator

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
Jackson County Master Gardener Association (JCMGA) has been without a coordinator since March 31 when Erika Szonntag left for Colorado. Have you started wondering if there will ever again be…

Catching the Rain

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
This year we have had two very successful water projects. First, we had the Emergency Water tanks when the well pump was offline. More recently came the installation of the…

Gardening Safari

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
While most may never venture to view the giants of the vast Serengeti, one needs to go no further than their own garden safari to see Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum. Elephant…

BRITT Native Plant Garden

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
As many of you know, a group of Jackson County Master Gardeners has designed and planted a Native Plant Demonstration Garden on the Britt Music & Arts Festival grounds. It…

Speakers Bureau Presentation to Jacksonville Garden Club Part I Soil Biology by Susan Koenig

| Beet 2022 10 October | No Comments
During Susan Koenig’s Soil Biology Part 1 presentation to the Jacksonville Garden Club on Thursday, September 15th, there was a bit of scurrying about to get the audio-visual situation set…

Jackson County Master Gardeners Announcements

| Beet 2022 09 September | No Comments
Adelinia grandis Members and friends, we are back on campus and desperately need your help in our demonstration gardens. Come on any Wednesday, from 9 am to noon, from now through October.  Our…

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