The Jackson County Master Gardener Association plan classes about mushroom cultivation and Huglekultur at the Oregon State University Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point.

The Jackson County Master Gardener Association plan classes about mushroom cultivation and Huglekultur at the Oregon State University Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point.

The $25 mushroom-growing class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. Mycologist Eric Cerecedes teaches the four-hour course, which will include hands-on mushroom cultivation, classes of mushrooms, nutritional values, and growing methods. Participants will also receive an oyster mushroom growing kit valued at $25.

Pre-registration is required as there is a limit of 50 participants.

The Huglekultur class will teach participants about an ancient form of raised bed gardening known as Huglekultur. The class is $10, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.

This class will be taught by Greg Marchesse, and will include hands-on experience with this unique form of gardening that is particularly great for dealing with woody debris without burning. Pre-registration is required, as there is a limit of 30 participants.

To register for either class, call 541-776-7371.