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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Three days of virtual garden seminars taught by 15 presenters, all designed to help you plan next year’s garden.

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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


Reelin’ in the Year

| Beet 2021 12 December | No Comments

  Fall has arrived with its gray mornings and rainy days.  As I struggle to get my “Dawn of the Dead” vegetable garden vines and shrubs into the compost pile,…

A Very Merry Winter Berry

| Beet 2021 12 December | No Comments

  A Very Merry Winter Berry While you’ll likely savor Alpine strawberries until late autumn, on occasion you might snatch the last few stragglers in December.  However long they last,…

Why Natives Part 4

| Beet 2021 11 Nov | No Comments

Why Native Plants?  Plant Choice Matters! Part 4 of a four-part series In past articles, I discussed the importance that native plants play in providing ecosystem services.  Part three of…

Congratulations Class of 2020!

| Beet 2021 11 Nov | No Comments

Greetings and congratulations, Graduates!  We have celebrated a momentous occasion, honoring your perseverance and determination to complete the Master Gardener Program. I welcome you all as fully certified Master Gardeners…

Congratulations Graduates!

| Beet 2021 11 Nov | No Comments

Dear Master Gardeners, The biggest news of the month in the world of Jackson County Master Gardeners (in my opinion) is that the class of 2020 has finally graduated! This…

Plummeting Through Autumn

| Beet 2021 11 Nov | No Comments

Although we’re finally far from those scorching, smoke-hazed summer days, they were “Plum Good” ones for the Elephant Heart plum. Named for its oblong fruit reminiscent of a heart, its…

Winter Dreams Summer Gardens Symposium

| Beet 2021 10 October | No Comments

The Jackson County Master Gardener Association is back, virtually! Dig into three days of virtual garden immersion seminars taught by 15 presenters, all designed to help you plan next year’s…