Gearing Up For Gardening

These popular brown bag gardening talks are back!

Come to the Corvallis-Benton County public library and get some great gardening tips from local experts. Bring your lunch and join us in the large meeting room at 12:00, noon. Presentations are free and open to everyone. Whether you’re just getting started or a long-time gardener you’re bound to learn something new. The talks are Tuesdays, January 9 through February 27, EXCEPT for Monday, January 22. See the schedule below for dates and topics. The library is located at 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis. The talks are co-sponsored by the Benton County Master Gardener Association and the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.


January 9
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys—Native Plants and Invasives
Michael Ahr and Sara Roberts, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District

January 16
Poisonous Plants—Who Knew??
Lisa Borgerson, Benton County Master Gardener

MONDAY, January 22
If You’re Going to Use Pesticides—Be Safe
Jennifer Gervais, OSU College of Ag Sciences, Environmental and Molecular Toxicology

January 30
Yes, You Can Grow Vegetables Without Irrigation—Dryland Gardening
Darren Morgan, Nursery Manager, Shonnard’s Nursery

February 6
Another Surprise! Growing Subtropicals in Oregon
Todd Anderson, OSU Dept. of Horticulture

February 13
Yes, Climate is Changing—Learning to Garden in a Changing Climate
Joleen Schilling, Chemeketa Community College Dept. of Horticulture

February 20
We Can Also Grow Citrus!
Kneque Chaffin, Home Grown Gardens

February 27
Last Surprise! Garden Myths
Janet Magedanz, Benton County Master Gardener

Download a stick-on-the-fridge schedule HERE.

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library:

645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis

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