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Master Gardener Training Information

Program Contact: Janice Reed, Office Manager
(509) 243-2009 •

2024 Master Gardener and Horticulture Training

Become a certified Master Gardener or take the class for your own knowledge.


Class Schedule

Tuesdays, 1:00 to 4:30 pm.  January 9—April 9, 2024.
**The Jan 9 class is an informational meeting for those interested in becoming a Master Gardener. Bring your questions!


Asotin County Fire Station. 2377 Appleside Blvd in the Clarkston Heights.


$140 for the in-person classes.

Register to take horticulture classes: 2024 Horticulture Class Registration fillable

Application to become a Master Gardener: mgtrainingapplicationfillable_2024

Each student that is considering becoming a WSU or UI Master Gardener must also enroll in the WSU on-line course. Please note: the registration fee for the online training is $75 and is non-refundable

To become a certified WSU or UI Master Gardener, applicants must:

  • Complete the Online Training course
  • Attend scheduled classes, pass quizzes and exams
  • Complete a criminal background check
  • Volunteer and document the required minimum number of volunteer hours

**Individuals need their own email address and access to a computer to complete the On-line Training quizzes and tests.

Submit your application to become a Master Gardener in Asotin or Garfield County.

Applications are due on Friday, December 29, 2023.  Please return the completed application to the WSU Asotin County Extension Office:

  • Email fillable form to:
  • Mail to: PO Box 9, Asotin, WA 99402
  • Deliver to Asotin County Courthouse basement, 135 2nd St in Asotin

What Do Master Gardeners Do?

  • They serve the community and enjoy the camaraderie of great people who love gardening, learning, and serving.
  • Assist the public diagnosing their plant problems at plant clinics.
  • Develop and present fun and stimulating plant and gardening related educational programs to school children.
  • Participate in the design, development, and maintenance of the Demonstration Garden at the Clarkston Community Garden.
  • Conduct classes and workshops for the general public about a wide variety of horticulture topics.
  • Participate in continuing education to further develop personal gardening knowledge and skills.
  • Staff Master Gardener information booths at the County Fairs, Farmer’s Markets, and other community events.