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 2016 Master Gardener Program is closed but we are happy to take your contact information for 2017. Please contact Rachel Suits our Master Gardener Program Assistant 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!
Central Gorge Master Gardener Plant Clinic Schedule:
Monday 1:00-4:00 pm and Thursday 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm at Hood River Extension Office
Hood River Saturday Farmers' Market 9:00 am-1:00pm
Special Events and Festivals: St. Joseph's Plant Sale, Spring Festival, Huckleberry Festival
Join us for our Summer Gardening Seminar Series every second Wednesday at 6-7 pm from April to September at Volcanic Bottle Shop
May 11th: Attracting Beneficial Insects with Rachel Suits
June 8th: Aquaponics with Keith Ebbert
July 13th: Crop Rotation and Cover Crops for the Backyard Garden with Dennis Carlson
August 10th: Some Thoughts on Hedgerows with Dan Richardson
September 14th: Fermenting Vegetables with Kathy Mitchell
Hood River/Odell are listed as 7b (5 to 10)
Mount Hood Parkdale is listed as 7a (0 to 5)
For current Master Gardeners: Shiftboard Instructions