Franklin’s Corner Community Garden
Upcoming Classes and Events
Oregon State University Extension Service
News Release Information
What: The Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ presents free vegetable gardening classes throughout Central Oregon. Each class is two hours long and includes a free 24-page booklet on vegetable gardening that is specific to Central Oregon. Topics covered include the impact of the Central Oregon climate, seed starting, irrigation, season extenders, and recommended vegetable varieties that do well in Central Oregon.
Where and When:
What: The Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master GardenersTM in coordination with Bend Park & Recreation District present Garden Smarts: Beating the Aches and Pains. Learn about modifications and adaptions that you can make to garden smarter, safer and more efficiently from an OSU Master Gardener and retired physical therapist. Presentation will include examples of solutions to common disabilities that gardeners face as they age. This includes adapting tools, using various methods to minimize your effort, basic posture and lifting techniques, safety concerns and using creativity to accomplish gardening goals.
Register for Activity Number 102200 at http:/www.bendparksandrec.org
Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: 9:30 to 11 am
Location: Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd, Bend
Cost: $10 In-District; $12 Out-of-District (14 years and older)
What: The Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master GardenersTM announce Opening Day at Hollinshead Community Garden. New gardeners interested in obtaining an available plot can participate in the new lottery process. Information can be found at gocomga.com by selecting “Register Here.” Winners of the lottery and returning gardeners in good standing who are keeping their current plots will register, pay their rental fee and contribute 2 hours of community garden work to prepare for the growing season. Come ready to work and dress for the weather!
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Hollinshead Community Garden; 1235 NE Jones Rd., Bend
Cost: $30 (10’x10’ plot) and $40 (10’x15’ plot). Cash or check only.