Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon Master Gardeners™
are planning a huge gathering of amazing minds in the horticultural world next
July 10-14 in Portland, Oregon.
And YOU are invited! For the price of registration, you can learn the latest and best thinking in the science and art of gardening.
Our constellation of amazing speakers surely will be a highlight of this conference. Here are a few to whet your appetite.
Got an overgrown garden? Author and founder of Plant Amnesty Cass Turnbull provides instructions in How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Garden.
About 40% of our speakers are university extension faculty who excel in public speaking while sharing research-based information.
Neil Bell on
Diagnosing Plant Problems; Lucy Bradley on
Volunteer Recruitment; Natalie Bumgarner on
Home Greenhouses; James Cassidy on
Soil; Sheri Dorn on
Teaching with Demonstration Gardens; Amy Garrett on
Dry Farming; Chuck Ingels on
IPM for Fruit Trees; Alec Kowalewski on
Sustainable Turfgrass Management; John Porter on
Heirlooms, Hybrids, and GMOs; Paul Pugliese on the
Effects of Phenoxy Herbicides; Connie Schmotzer on
Master Gardener Pollinator Outreach; Denny Schock on
Eat Your Flowers; Heather Stoven on
Encouraging Beneficial Insects; and Bernadine Strik on
Even in a small space it is possible to design
a plant community where layered species
Photo by Thomas Rainer.
Do not miss this opportunity!
Come learn from our constellation
of speakers and have fun!
Key dates for the 2017 IMGC:
Save during Early Bird registration through January 13, 2017
(see below) to this newsletter for the latest information about this conference.