The Great Oregon ShakeOut

October 19th 2017 10:19 a.m.

2017 ShakeOut!

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!

Oregonians can join them today by registering for the 2017 Great Oregon ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel. Learn tips on how to get 2 Weeks Ready and craft your own emergency kits here. ShakeOut is also a major activity of America’s PrepareAthon!

 

https://www.shakeout.org/oregon/

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2017 Winter Dreams, Summer Gardens

Jackson County Master Gardener™ Association presents
Winter Dreams/Summer Gardens
A 1-day gardening symposium!
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This is Jackson County Master Gardener™ Association’s 20th year of offering classes on all aspects of gardening, for beginners, all the way through professionals in the landscape field.

This event includes over 30 different classes on subjects ranging from the wonders of soil, to gardening in raised beds, to propagation from cuttings, and many more. To see the entire 2017 Program Schedule, visit the Jackson County Master Gardener™ Association site at:

http://jacksoncountymga.org/winter-dreams-summer-gardens-symposium/

You must register to attend. The cost is $45 for a full day of classes.

Date:  Saturday November 4th, 2017
Time: 9am – 4:30
Location: Higher Education Center a SOU/RCC Facility
101 S Bartlett St. Medford, OR 97502

Jackson County Master Gardener: A Garden Tour in Seven Acts

Saturday September 16th

Time: 10-11-30am

Location: Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center

569 Hanley Road – Central Point, OR

Roses, lilies, violets, grapevines and orchard trees – If you enjoy stories about the plants featured in Shakespeare’s plays, plus tips on how to care for similar plants in your garden and landscape, then sign up to attend the “Flowers and Plants of Shakespeare: A Garden Tour in Seven Acts.

Cost of the tour:

               $10 if preregistered at least 24 hours in advance,

              or, $15 the day of the tour

Preregister and pay by calling 541-776-7371 or online at http://bit.ly/JacksonMG2017.