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
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)
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.
The Dirt Sheet: published by Wasco County Master Gardeners
Gardener's Pen: published by the Statewide Oregon Master Gardeners Association
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