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Our Programs

Washington State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer logoThere are various ways that the Master Gardeners improve our community.

Our Programs and Priorities inform our efforts to shape healthy communities and a healthy planet. We are actively engaged in teaching research-based gardening and environmental stewardship practices.

Demonstration Garden entrance

Demonstration Garden

Walk through our demonstration garden, discover new plants, get inspired and check out one of the classes that we have here!

Community members tending community garden boxes.

Community Gardens

We have helped over 50 community gardens!

Master Gardener directing kids through the garden

Plants Grow Children

Ask us to speak to your youth group, school or event

Garden beds at the Juvenile Justice Center

Juvenile Justice Center

In 2014, we teamed up with the Benton-Franklin Juvenile Justice Center to create a gardening program for at-risk youth.

Hands on learning at a Container Class with Master Gardeners

Container Classes

These informative classes are focused on serving families with limited financial resources. But private group classes are available.

Community members learning at a tree pruning class

Gardening Classes

We offer a variety of free classes held at the Demonstration Garden, throughout the year that are taught by our University trained Master Gardeners.

aphids on potato plant

Plant Clinic

Have a problem with pests or a plant? Ask a Master Gardener.

Vegetable garden beds in the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden in Kennewick, WA.

Plant A Row

Join us in this national movement! Plant an extra row of produce each year and donate your surplus to local food banks, soup kitchens and service organizations to help feed America’s hungry.

Annual Events

Spring Garden Day

An all day gardening educational symposium! On the second Saturday of March at WSU Tri-Cities the Master Gardeners and friends will have a series of classes that you can choose from.

30th annual Master Gardener Plant Sale

Plant Sale

Our 30th annual Plant Sale is May 12-13, 2023. Come get the best plants in the Tri and support the Master Gardeners while doing it.

Contact Us

WSU Extension Benton Franklin County

7102 W. Okanogan Place, Suite 102
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone:  509-735-3551

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