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OMGA 2023 Joy of Gardening Conference – Registration Closes May 15

Treat yourself this summer to a 2-day educational event at this year’s Oregon Master Gardener Association Joy of Gardening Conference, July 7-8, at the OSU Alumni Center in Corvallis.  We are lucky to have two fantastic Keynote speakers lined up.

Friday features: Tom Kaye on coping with Climate: How our changing environment is affecting native plants and habitat restoration in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. He is Executive Director and Senior Ecologist at the Institute for Applied Ecology.

Saturday features: Andony Melathopoulos on pollinator health and increasing bee habitat. He is an Assistant Professor of Pollinator Health Extension in the Department of Horticulture at OSU.

Each day will offer 12 classes to choose from. Go deep with plant experts exploring the growing of native plants, gardening for pollinators, vegetables, and olive trees. Learn current science techniques for building healthy garden soil, raised beds, urban gardening, and biological pest control.

The Joy of Gardening Conference has something for everyone.  The instructors are seasoned speakers, as well as topic experts. Master Gardeners can earn recertification credits for all classes.

Please share our “Save the Date” flyer with your Chapter Facebook, Plant Clinic, and other outreach venues.

Registration opens MAY 15! Visit our website at: https://omga.org/mini-college-2023