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Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation

Program Contact: Bridget Gregg, Master Gardener Program
3603795610 • bridget.gregg@wsu.edu

Comparison: Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation vs Master Gardener Program

Serving the community TOGETHER since 1984.

It’s easy to confuse these the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation and the WSU Jefferson County Master Gardener Program. Our names sound very much alike. We are different, but we work together to promote gardening activities in Jefferson County.

Read below to learn about what each organization does to further our mutual goals.

 

Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Purpose: The Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation provides financial and in-kind 
support to the Master Gardener 
Program and other community 
horticulture programs through grants in Jefferson County.

Leadership:
A nine-member, elected 
board of directors manage the Foundation. All of these positions are voluntary and unpaid.

Members:
Certified active Master Gardeners

Programs Include:

  • Plant Sale
  • Secret Garden Tour
  • Yard & Garden Lecture Series
  • Grants to Community Horticulture Programs

Master Gardener Program
A program of Washington State University.

Master Gardener Program artwork with MG flower logo in background.Purpose:
The WSU Master Gardeners program trains volunteers to be effective community educators in gardening 
and environmental stewardship.

Leadership:
A full-time coordinator 
reports to Extension faculty and 
receives support from the Washington State Master Gardener program 
coordinator.

Members:
Trained, certified volunteers.

Programs Include:

  • Master Gardener Volunteer Training
  • Answer Clinic
  • Community Workshops
  • Growing Groceries
  • Seed Library
  • Speakers Bureau

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