Master Gardeners™ are trained volunteers, educated through OSU Extension Service to offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities.
Reliable: our gardening advice and education is science-based.
Relevant: customized information for your gardening situation.
Reachable: call us on the phone, email us a question, or visit with us at markets or gardens in your community.
November 11, 2019
Growing Dryland Vegetables – Amy Garrett, OSU Extension Small Farms Program https://agsci.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/dry-farming
Learn about strategies for growing select summer vegetable crops without supplemental irrigation in our maritime climate. Hear about results from Oregon State University Dry Farming Project field trials, and how you can get involved with the Dry Farming Collaborative.
As an Assistant Professor with OSU Extension Small Farms Program, Amy researches and teaches ways to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of our food production systems. Amy has over 20 years of experience in the horticulture industry ranging from landscape design, installation and maintenance to organic farming, research and education. Drought mitigation tools and strategies for growing with little or no irrigation have become a focus in Amy’s work since 2014. The Dry Farming Project she is leading has evolved into a multi-faceted participatory research project with the Dry Farming Collaborative.
*MG Education Credit
Clackamas County Master Gardeners are the folks who put on the annual Spring Garden Fair, bringing together over 7,000 gardeners with over 140 plant and garden-art vendors.