Courses
Create a fabulous spring basket just in time for your holiday table. Each basket will be filled with hardy spring blooms bursting with color! Baskets average approximately 12" in size and will feature approximately six assorted plants. This is a popular workshop and will fill up quickly. Be sure to register early. Bring $30 to class (cash or check only) for materials.


Saturday, April 13, 2019, Celebrate the Season
Saturday, April 13, 2019, Celebrate the Season
Learn to create a beautiful wrist corsage or hair comb covered in fresh floral blooms. Perfect for special occasions such as a wedding or party. These accessories will last for several days if properly cared for. Flowers will be based on availability. Material fee of $20 to be paid at the time of class (cash or check only).


Saturday, May 25, 2019, Celebrate the Season
Central Oregon is a challenging growing environment, but many medicinal herbs seem to love it. This class will explore medicinal garden designs, gardening and propagation techniques and recommended herbs for this region.


June 5-8, 2019, BEC 0152
Learn to grow buckets of beautiful, backyard blooms for cutting year-round. Find out what flowers do best in Central Oregon as well as how to best harvest the flowers.


Saturday, March 16, 2019, BEC 0152
It is possible to have a successful garden in our challenging region! Join Master Gardener Liz Douville to learn about climate, soil basics, fertilizers, compost and watering requirements. This class is a great first step for those who are new to gardening in the High Desert or for seasoned gardeners to find fresh ideas for an existing garden.


Saturday, May 4, 2019, HCC 0140
Before the weather warms up and entices you outside to dig in the dirt, spend some time studying planting calendars, researching plant varieties that flourish in Central Oregon and sharing ideas to get the most out of the gardening season.


Saturday, February 23, 2019, HCC 0140
Plants can be affected by many problems, ranging from insects, disease, the environment and poor plant care. Learn the basics of plant health care including sign and symptoms of various diseases and organisms that cause plant damage. The focus will be for students to develop and maintain healthy plants so they become less susceptible to problems. The class will end with a brief overview of Integrated Pest Management and tips to coax your plants into better health.


April 24, 2019 to May 29, 2019, BEC 0152
Learn the most important factors for growing tomatoes including light, temperature, variety, and location. Instructor Kathy Gault is an experienced Bend gardener who grows 20-25 varieties of tomatoes annually.


Saturday, April 13, 2019, CCC 116
Central Oregon's short growing season can be a challenge to vegetable gardeners. Learn about the best choices and planting dates for various crops to extend the season for frost-sensitive plants. Novice gardeners and those new to Central Oregon will benefit from this class taught by an OSU Master Gardener.


Wednesday, April 24, 2019, BEC 0155