What’s New?

Two new Pruning videos have been added to the website. Tillamook Master Gardener Barbara Casteel demonstrates pruning an espaliered apple tree at the Learning Garden, and local gardener Kathleen Moore demonstrates pruning blueberry bushes. TCMGA Plant Sale Yes, it is…

PLANT SALE Update

Our 2021 Plant Sale has concluded. Customers can pick up their orders at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds Livestock Barn Friday, April 30 or Saturday, May 1 from 9am – 3pm. Enter at the Main Gate House entrance. Orders will be…

Resources

A Master Gardeners’ recommendations are made only after consulting research based information. Oregon State University’s premier Horticulture program is the first check when addressing a gardening question. Below are links to many of the authorities used when addressing home horticulture…

TCMGA Blog

Did George Washington Carver Invent Peanut Butter?

On April 22, 2021 we celebrated Earth Day recognizing a commitment to studying and practicing methods which will protect our environment. Following is an excerpt from the article published in Biography Magazine describing George Washington Carver’s – The Peanut Doctor…

How do I ‘Ask a Master Gardener’?

~ Kristy Lund, TCMGA President Tillamook County Master Gardeners are people like you, interested in learning more about the art and science of growing and caring for plants in the garden, the landscape, and the home. In exchange for classroom…

A New Face of an Old Friend

– Neal Lemery I keep a plastic container in my truck with what I consider my “essential” traveling library of nature guides.  I am always running across an unusual bird, plant or animal that piques my curiosity and I want…