Clackamas County Master Gardeners

10-Minute University™

10-Minute University™ is the trademark of short classes on essential gardening information, taught by Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardeners. All presentations are free and each is accompanied by a handout.

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Garden Discovery Day - March 4, 2017 from 9 am to noon
Milwaukie Center (5540 SE Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie)


10-Minute University™ Classes (25 minutes each)

Classroom A
Classroom B
9:00 Starting Vegetables from Seed 9:00 Basic Pruning
9:30 Growing Blueberries 9:30 Soil 101
10:00 Raised Bed Gardening 10:00 Advanced Pruning
10:30 Common Garden Pests and Diseases 10:30 Managing Slugs and Snails
11:00 Growing Tomatoes 11:00 Growing Vegetables in Containters
11:30 Mason Bees 11:30 Spring Gardening Tips

New this year! An extended plant clinic!

Ask a Master Gardener Clinic (8:30 am –12:30 pm)

Bring your questions, samples and pictures to have our MG experts answer
your plant ID, disease, pest and insect issues while you attend classes.

Displays (9 am – noon)

Growing Blueberries • Mason Bees • Raised Beds • Sheet Mulching • Season-extension for Veggies • Seed Starting • Pruning

Soil Testing (9 – 11:30 am)

We will test your soil pH and give advice on amendments. Up to 4 samples per client. For step-by-step instructions please click here: Testing Soil pH

Feel free to share with your friends and neighbors! Click here for our shareable pdf.

And save the date for our fall event:

Fall into Gardening on October - October 7, 2017 from 9 am to noon
Milwaukie Center (5540 SE Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie)


Clackamas County Master Gardeners are the folks who put on the annual Spring Garden Fair, bringing together over 7,000 gardeners with over 150 plant and garden-art vendors.

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