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Wasco County Master Gardener Program
The Wasco County Extension office provides training and opportunities for the general public in home horticulture and backyard gardening. The Master Gardener Program gives people the chance not only to learn, but to share what they learn with their communities!
Learn more about who the Master Gardeners are, what the training is like, and if becoming a Master Gardener may be right for you!
Interested in becoming a Master Gardener in Wasco County? Contact Michelle Sager for more information!
Michelle Sager, Program Coordinator
Have a gardening question?
Weird bug eating your veggies? Tree turning a strange color? Want to plant a new lawn? Get your questions answered by the Master Gardeners! Trained by OSU faculty, Master Gardeners are here to help. Call our hotline or stop by to our plant clinics and get help from the experts!
Plant Clinics at the Extension office:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4p,
at the Columbia Gorge Community College
Plant Clinics around The Dalles:
Home Depot Garden Center (April-June)
The Dalles Farmers' Market (July-October)
Want to know what volunteer projects are happening in Wasco County?
Wasco County Master Gardeners are involved in amazing projects! Check out what we're up to by clicking on the title of each project for details.
- NORCOR Greenhouse Project
Greenhouse mentorship project with incarcerated youth. Plant starts sold at our annual Spring Fair!
- Spring Fair
Get your plant starts at our Plant Sale! Held in May at The City Park in The Dalles. Vegetable starts and flowers available. Proceeds benefit the Master Gardener Association and the NORCOR Juvenile Detention program.
- The Dalles Imagination Garden (The DIG)
An educational garden where Master Gardeners and 4-H provide workshops, day camps, and a community gathering place.
- The Dirt Sheet
Monthly newsletter published by Wasco County Master Gardeners
- Jr. Master Gardeners
An after-school garden club for elementary school students, taught in partnership with 4-H
- Seeds & Soils
Science exploration with 4th grade students around Wasco County
The Dirt Sheet: published by Wasco County Master Gardeners
Gardener's Pen: published by the Statewide Oregon Master Gardeners Association
Other Related Sites
2017 Wasco County Master Gardener Association Officers:
President - Ronnie Smith
President-Elect - Bill Marick
Past President - John Luthy
Secretary - Annabelle Lavier
Treasurer - Jens Fredericksen
Historian - Cynthia Russell
State OMGA Representative - Louise Sargent
State OMGA Representative Alternate - Bob Bailey