WSU Master Gardener Volunteers are Community Educators-
cultivating plants, people, and communities since 1973
Highly recognized, diverse and fully supported, WSU Master Gardener volunteers are the go-to resource for communities seeking research-based, innovative solutions for their ever-changing horticulture and environmental stewardship needs.
Engaging university-trained volunteers to empower and sustain diverse communities with relevant, unbiased, research-based horticulture and environmental stewardship education.
Gardening Questions? Stop by the Extension Office or email us with your question and we’ll get you assigned to one of our Master Gardeners.
Interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Ferry County’s Master Gardener program is growing. Our next Master Gardener class is yet to be determined at this point. To learn more about this class or the Master Gardener program, contact WSU Ferry County Extension at 509-775-5225 x1116.
Annual Garden Tour
Our Annual Ferry County Garden Tour is typically held on the fourth Saturday in July. Attendees enjoy this fun adventure of visiting exquisite and interesting gardens of our county’s hosts. Each gardener has tips and techniques to offer to get the most from your own garden in our short growing season here in Ferry County. Call the Extension office for more info. Pre-registration and pre-payment requested.
Conservation Fair with Master Gardeners (CANCELED FOR 2021)
Held the 3rd Saturday in April at the Ferry County Fairgrounds as part of Ferry County Pride Month. Bring your gardening questions to us!
Master Gardeners typically hold Mini Clinics and Question & Answer sessions for the community at the annual Ferry County Conservation Fair every April:
Additional Gardening information can be found on WSU Spokane County Extension Master Gardener site. There are many publications available that pertain to Eastern Washington.
Part of Ferry County Grow Your Own Food Series
- Master Gardener
- What’s in a Name?
- Children and Gardening
- Soaker Hose Irrigation
- Landscape Lighting
- How Low Can You Go?
- Chill Out
- Three Gardening Myths
- Time to Put the Yard and Garden to Bed for the Winter
- A Grateful Gardener
- Windbreaks, Hedges and Screens
- Integrated Pest Management
- What to Plant in May
- Watering Your Garden
- Ferry County Fall Gardening Chores
- Raised in a Cabbage Patch
- Tree Care in Fall
- Forced to Force Spring Bulbs
- Oh Grow Up
- Actively Engaging in Local Food Systems