Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Program Contact: Becki Green, Assistant Coordinator
(509) 524-2685 •

Do you have a green thumb or a desire to learn about gardening?

Would you like to help others in your community? You do not have to be an expert gardener to participate. Horticulture classes, reference materials, and mentoring will help prepare you.

Walla Walla Master Gardeners at Farmers Market
Master Gardeners at Farmers Market

Master Gardeners are university-trained volunteers who provide research-based information about gardening, environmental stewardship, and horticulture topics.  Volunteers serve as community educators to enhance natural resources, sustain communities and improve the health and wellness of Washington residents.

WSU Master Gardener volunteers provide educational programs, give advice and answers to questions on home gardening and landscape maintenance, pest management, composting, and related topics. This is accomplished through various activities such as plant clinics, telephone or personal contacts, demonstrations, and/or classes supervised and supported by the Walla Walla County Extension program coordinator.

Look for Master Gardeners at Farmer’s Market, at Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days, and at Master Gardener Extension Office gardening clinics on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. April through September.

For more information on the Walla Walla County Master Gardener program, please call the Extension Office at 524-2685 or contact Becki Green by email at

Visit the statewide WSU Master Gardener Program website for general information.

2017 Master Gardener Training

2017 Master Gardener Training will begin in January of 2017. If you are interested in participating in the program, applications are available at the Walla Walla Extension Office and are due back to the office by December 2, 2017.  We will be accepting up to 20 new trainees this year. Classes will begin January 24th and run through March 17th, meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week from 9 am to 12 pm.  Click on the following links to upload additional information on the program and application packet.

Master Gardener Interest Letter 2017

Master Gardener Application 2017