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Central Gorge Master Gardener Program
The Hood River County Extension office provides training and opportunities for the general public in home horticulture and backyard gardening. The Master Gardener program gives people a chance not only to learn but to share what they have learned with their community.
Interested in becoming a Master Gardener in Hood River? The 2017 Master Gardener Program applications are now closed but you can be added to the 2018 program. Please contact Rachel Suits our Master Gardener program coordinator for more information. You can call, write, email Rachel or fill out our Interest Form.
OSU Extension Service/Hood River County
Master Gardener Program
2990 Experiment Station Drive
Hood River, OR 97031
Connect with us on the Central Gorge Master Gardener Facebook page!
Plant Clinics: Open April to October
Master Gardener volunteers holds weekly plant clinics. If you have a question, bring in your plant sample and question for the following times and locations:
Mondays at Hood River Extension office: 1:00-4:00pm
Thursdays at Hood River Extension office: 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-4:00pm
Saturdays at the Hood River Farmers' Market downtown Hood River 9:00am-1:00pm
Weed of the Month: Tree of Heaven
Weed of the Month is a collaborative effort with the Soil and Water Conservation District to outreach about invasive weeds in the Columbia Gorge.
Join us every second Wednesday of the month at Volcanic Bottle Shop in Hood River from 6-7pm for an hour gardening lecture. Click on the link above for the schedule and see you there!
Are you a current Central Gorge Master Gardener? Click here for information and resources
Hood River/Odell are listed as 7b (5 to 10)
Mount Hood Parkdale is listed as 7a (0 to 5)