We are the Linn County Master Gardener™ Association

Garden Tour Tickets Available Now!

We’re pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting our annual garden tour event, on Saturday, June 18. After missing two years due to the pandemic, we can’t wait to see everyone again! At a very affordable $15 each, tickets can be purchased at the Albany Visitors Association, 110 3rd Street SE, 9:00 – 5:00 Monday through Friday, and 9:30 – 2:30 on Saturday.

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Sign up for Bee Notes

Bee Notes is our educational newsletter about pollinators in general, with a focus on mason bees. We send out reminders about caring for cocoons and lots of information on optimizing your environment for pollinators.

Sign up HERE

Dues and Donations

We are collecting dues for 2022, as we anticipate resuming many activities and educational opportunities. Donations are always welcome, if you’re so inclined. And now you can pay conveniently online!

Pay your dues HERE

Donate HERE

News and Events

This year we will be offering a select amount of free classes at our demo garden. Master Gardeners are teaming up to discuss gardening. Each session features a short talk, demonstrations and valuable information to take home. See the schedule HERE.

Did you miss this year’s BEEvent? You can still watch it all.

The live BEEvent Pollinator conference was recorded in full. You can still register for the video link that is now available. All parts of the conference have been captured, so you can watch and rewind at your leisure.

Get your tickets HERE

Invasive Cuban treefrogs found in plants shipped to Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Two non-native and potentially invasive Cuban treefrogs (Osteopilus septentrionalis) were found Monday to be hitchhiking on nursery plants sold at one location in Oregon and another purchased online.

ODFW advises that all nursery plant retailers and customers inspect all products and contact wildlife officials if any frogs or other species are found hitchhiking on or inside of a product. 

Full article from ODFW HERE

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest – Lunchtime Talks

Join the Linn County Master Gardener Volunteer Association for a lunchtime discussion of seasonal gardening topics.

Watch videos from our playlist HERE