We are the Linn County Master Gardener™ Association

NEW! If you missed the classes on cocoon care and cleaning, or would like a refresher, we have a video available HERE!

Dues and Donations

We are now collecting dues for 2023, as we anticipate resuming most normal activities and educational opportunities. Now you can pay conveniently online, or mail a check if you prefer.

Click HERE for more information

Donate HERE

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

News and Events

November 3
Gardening in the PNW: Xeriscaping with Dan Murphy
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Albany Public Library
2450 14th Avenue SE
FREE, drop in. Save water, time and money with beautiful and practical water-wise plants.

November 8  
Growing the Good Stuff: from Sweet Potatoes to Bitter Melons with Todd Anderson. Part of the Growing Oregon Gardeners – Level Up series. 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PDT online.

November 17
Gardening in the PNW: Garden Planning for the Senses with Karin Magnuson.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Albany Public Library
2450 14th Avenue SE
FREE, drop in. Gardening is physical, emotional, sensory, and more. This presentation touches on ways our gardens can be designed to speak to all of our senses while adding meaning and satisfaction to our lives.

November 19
Linn County Master Gardeners are at the Farmers Market at 4th & Ellsworth in Albany from 9am-1pm, every 3rd Saturday.

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