Tool Time Tune Up

20130706_toolsIt is almost Spring, so it’s time to get your tools ready for gardening. 

Gregg and Karen are offering their tool tune up workshop.

Tool Tune Up
Where: 2209 Talent Ave, Talent, OR
This is Homestead, look for signs & park on the road
When: Saturday, March 14th
Time:  10am to 4pm
(drop by any time between those hours)

What to bring:
Tools to work on
Parts that need replacing (like handles, or blades)
Snacks (for yourself or to share)
Drinks (non-alcoholic)

Workstations will be set up in the barn.
We provide sand paper, files, grinders, wire wheels, sanders, walnut and sesame oil for handles.
There is also a welder for minor repairs that need to be welded.
We’ll have safety glasses and ear plugs, but feel free to bring your own.

This is a free community event, however, donations will be accepted.
See you there!
Karen Taylor

The Gardeners Pen

The Gardeners Pen, Oregon Master Gardener Association newsletter is available:

“I would particularly like to draw your attention to the information in the Gardeners Pen, about the annual OMGA Gardeners MiniCollege which will be held on July 12th-13th at the LaSell’s Stewart Center on the Oregon State University Campus. Details about the MiniCollege are at”

Bob Reynolds, Master Gardener Coordinator
Oregon State University Extension Service Jackson County

Tool Tune-Up Workshop

When: Saturday, Feb 23 2013
Where: 2209 Talent Ave – in the barn behind the house.
Time: 10am to 4pm (drop in at any time – except cleaning up at 4pm)
Cost: It’s Free!…but, a donation box will be set out to help pay for materials
Material provided: Sand paper, oil, files & sharpening stones will be set up at stations for people to work on their own tools.  

Informal instructions will be provided.