OMGA Mini-College

OMGA Mini-College

Attention Garden Enthusiasts, Master Gardeners, Landscapers, and Plant Nerds

Have you made your reservations yet for our OMGA Joy of Gardening Conference July 29 and 30?

Treat yourself to a 2-day immersion into the joy of gardening at this year’s Oregon Master Gardener Association Mini-College. Go deep with plant experts exploring and growing native plants, roses, fig trees, berries, peppers, olive and apple trees, irises, tomatoes, and turf. Learn current science techniques for soil, raised beds, permaculture, dry gardening, seed starting, hydroponics, and…

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

Also featured are tours of the OSU Campus, Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture, Block #15 Brewery, Corvallis Saturday Market, local nurseries, and River Ranch Oregon Olive Oil tasting.  Exhibits, book sales, an awards dinner, and a silent auction are all part of the program.

A Thursday night social at Goss Stadium and a Corvallis Knights baseball game is planned. We have reserved the Omaha Room. Have a beer and hot dog, enjoy the game, and catch up with friends.

Our awards dinner on Friday offers a Marimba band, no-host bar, and a Mexican dinner buffet. Come and cheer on your Chapter award nominees!

Lodging is available at the Hilton Gardens Inn, or you can book a room in the OSU dorms. Other motels and area campgrounds are also an option.


For more details and registration, see the OMGA website

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