2022 OSU Master Gardener Training

“Will OSU Extension be hosting trainings for new Master Gardener volunteers in 2022?”  

Yes. Counties with Master Gardener Programs are planning for the 2022 Master Gardener trainings. Typically, applications for new Master Gardener trainees are available each fall, and the classes begin in January or February of the following year. Specific dates may vary across counties. Tillamook County will be posting updates on this website, so check back for further details.  

Oregon State University sponsored classes are open to the public and many are free of charge.  Information about all online events can be found at Upcoming Online Events | OSU Extension Service (

Beginning in January 2021 OSU is offering the ‘Growing Gardeners – Level Up Series’.  This series is available for the public and free of charge.  Detailed information can be found at Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series | OSU Extension Service (

Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

This monthly zoom series kicks off in January, offering education for the experienced gardener led by OSU horticulture experts from across the state. Take your gardening knowledge to the next level with timely topics from gardening in a changing climate to techniques to extend your season.

WHENThe second Tuesday of the month, 3pm, January-November 2021
WHEREZoom, recordings available to watch anytime
WHOOpen to the public, OSU Extension Master Gardeners receive continuing education credit
HOWTake one or take all.
REGISTER Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

OSU’s Elevated Skills Training for Current Master Gardener Volunteers

LeAnn Locher, OSU

We’re excited to offer this new series of 15 trainings for existing Master Gardener Volunteers (including 2020 trainees). Registration is open and you may sign up for as many classes as you like. (Please note that, even though registration is currently open for all classes, that each course will ‘open’ and become available, across a 10-week period.)

Overview of 2021 Elevated MG Skills Training and the Learning Platform Thinkific
This class is required pre-requisite for any other course in this series. Get to know the format we’re using for this series, how classes are set up and how to navigate through them, and where to turn with questions.

A preview of a few of the classes are:

  • iNaturalist for Master Gardeners
  • Best Practices for OnLine Plant Clinics
  • Community Science and the Master Gardener Program
  • Building Community Partnerships to Broaden Outreach

For a full list, description of available classes and registration, go to:

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