Welcome to the Central Gorge Master Gardener Association Website! The Central Gorge Master Gardener Association (CGMGA) is a local chapter of the statewide Oregon Master Gardener Association. Members include Master Gardeners from Hood River County and adjacent counties in both Oregon and Washington. CGMGA is a non-profit educational organization that helps to promote the OSU Master Gardener Program and provides opportunities for additional educational training throughout the year.

To learn more about the Oregon State University Master Gardener program, visit Hood River County Master Gardeners

Upcoming Events:

Join OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources, Oregon Department of Forestry, Hood River County Emergency Management and other partners to learn about wildfire preparedness in Hood River County.

When: August 25, 2021 6:00-7:30 pm
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: This meeting is free
Register: https://beav.es/39j
Email: glenn.ahrens@oregonstate.edu
Call: 503-655-8631

We Want to Hear From You!

What do you want to learn more about growing plants? What information and support do you need for gardening?

Oregon State University Extension wants to support you getting the kind of information you want and need for growing plants in a home, community garden and landscape setting. Help us craft our future offerings: take a moment to participate in our survey.

 Take Survey Here


¿Qué desea saber sobre el cultivo de plantas?  ¿Qué información y apoyo necesita para la jardinería?

¡Queremos escuchar su opinión!

El Servicio de Extensión de Oregon State University desea apoyarlo para que obtenga el tipo de información que desea y necesita para cultivar plantas en su hogar, jardín comunitario y paisaje. Ayúdenos a planificar nuestras ofertas futuras: tómese un momento para participar en nuestra encuesta.



             Please Use the link below

to submit your plant and insect questions

to the Central Gorge Master Gardeners.


2021 Master Gardener Program

Please visit:
Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series

Elevated Skills Training


Read and complete the following forms if you’re a returning Master Gardener:

       Additional forms:

2021 CGMGA Master Gardener Awards (Complete List of Recipients)

OMGA Master Gardener of the Year Recipient, 
This annual statewide award recognizes a Master Gardener for their outstanding leadership and dedication beyond the boundaries of their county.

CGMGA Master Gardener of the Year Recipients, Joanne Willis and Bill Winfield
This annual award recognizes the outstanding dedication and service of a CGMGA Master Gardener.

CGMGA Behind the Scenes Award Recipients, CJ Flick and Camille Jones
This annual award recognizes a Master Gardener™ who works quietly and unselfishly behind the scenes to further the CGMGA Master Gardener Program.

        CGMGA Golden Trowel Recipient, 

This annual award recognizes a new Master Gardener for outstanding volunteer contributions in his/her first year of training. Chosen by the Program Coordinator.


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