Wasco County Master Gardener Program

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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!

Currently a Wasco County Master Gardener?
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Have a gardening question?

Something eating your veggies? Tree leaves turning a brown? Want to plant a new lawn? Get your questions answered by the Master Gardeners! Trained by OSU faculty, Master Gardeners are here to help. Give us a call or stop by to our plant clinics and get help from the experts!

click here to see plant clinic information

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
  • Garden Club
    An after-school, science enrichment club taught to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at Colonel Wright Elementary School
  • Seeds & Soils
    Science exploration with 4th grade students around Wasco County

What does it take to become a Master Gardener?

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

master gardeners working at the dig master gardeners plant clinic at the dalles farmers market master gardener working at the norcor greenhouse

Gardening Resources

Monthly Garden Calendars

OSU Plant Clinic Monthly Highlights

OSU Extension Publication Catalog

Get Soil Tested in Wasco County

Management Guide for Home Orchards for Wasco County

WaterWise Gardening

Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Wasco County Plant Clinics 


The Dirt Sheet: published by Wasco County Master Gardeners

Gardener's Pen: published by the Statewide Oregon Master Gardeners Association

Wasco County Master Gardener E-news: Stay up to date with our programs and projects!

Other Related Sites

OSU Master Gardener Program

Oregon Master Gardener Association

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2018 Wasco County Master Gardener Association Officers:

President - Bill Marick
President-Elect - Steve Gillette
Past President - Ronnie Smith
Secretary - Annabelle Lavier
Treasurer - Jens Fredericksen
Historian - Bruce Lavier
State OMGA Representative - Louise Sargent
State OMGA Representative Alternate - Bob Bailey

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