McMinnville Garden Club
We would love to have you visit our monthly meetings, when they restart again in 2021! Many of us have joined the Garden Club to meet other gardeners; learn from each other what techniques, plants and nurseries are most suited to our Willamette Valley location; hear informational speakers at our monthly meetings; work together to improve our community; take field trips to a variety of places of interest; create garden arts and crafts, and encourage gardening with our area’s youth.
Pre-pandemic we met at 9:30 am on the third Monday of the month (Sept.-June) at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 SW Durham Lane at Hwy. 18, McMinnville. Please join us! Annual membership dues are $25 from July to July. Please contact our membership chair OR firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Check the calendar at the bottom of each page for speaker information.
In addition, we work together to host a yearly Garden Tour & Faire in late June featuring four local gardens. The faire brings a variety of garden vendors to our downtown area for tour attendees to enjoy. The proceeds from this event help us provide scholarships to county students and support our many community projects listed below.
McMinnville Garden Club Community Projects
The proceeds from our Garden Tour & Faire are reinvested within our community providing college scholarships, informational programs and garden art/horticultural community projects. We have funded public benches, hanging baskets, lamp posts, Yamhill County Historical Museum projects, the plantings at the West End of town, Third Street plantings, a Blue Star marker commemorating veterans at Evergreen Aviation Museum and given multiple college scholarships to Yamhill County students studying horticulture. In addition we do community service projects such as maintaining both the Post Office and West End plantings, as well as the Public Library’s indoor plants, support the Community Garden’s Children’s area and do an annual spring cleanup of Third Street.
Interested in DONATING to our club to support our community projects? Contact our President
Local Club Information
2021 Meeting Dates & Speakers
Events for 2020 and 2021 have been cancelled due to the corona virus. We hope to meet up again soon, once we all have our shots. Meanwhile we are working on the 20th Garden Tour and Faire to be held July 25, 2021.
All meetings are held the third Thursday of the month (except for July & August, we are out gardening) at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 SW Durham Lane, (at Hwy 18) McMinnville.
For monthly speakers and topics see the calendar at the bottom of each page,
click on the meeting date (3rd Monday)
click again on the purple topic box to get further info on speakers.
Arts and Crafts
The Garden Club holds quite a few arts and crafts events. These can be found at our Activities page or check the latest newsletter
or click on the calendar date, then the purple heading box to see activities, times and what to bring for crafts.
Further info: Patty S.