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.

What Does It Take to Be a Master Gardener?

An Introduction to Being a Master Gardener Volunteer

Central Gorge Master Gardener 2017 Handbook

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

541-386-3343 x38257

Connect with us on the Central Gorge Master Gardener Facebook page!

Central Gorge Master Gardener Project List

Are you a current Central Gorge Master Gardener? Click here for  information and resources

Plant Clinics: closed for the season

Thanks for a great season and we will keep you updated when we open up again in 2018!

If you do have a plant problem or question, you can contact Rachel Suits at the Extension office.

Gardening Links

Gardening Resoures

Backyard Tree Fruit Spray Guide - for the Hood River Area

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Hood River/Odell are listed as 7b (5 to 10)
Mount Hood Parkdale is listed as 7a (0 to 5)

OSU Extension Gardening Website


For current Master Gardeners: Shiftboard Instructions