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

Interested in becoming a Master Gardener in Hood River? The 2018 Master Gardener Program applications are now open!  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


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


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


Gardening Links

Gardening Resoures

Home Fruit Tree Pest Management Guide

Backyard Tree Fruit Spray Guide - for the Hood River Area - May 29, 2017

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