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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Master Gardeners of King County

Program Contact: Mary Watts, Master Gardener Program Coordinator
206-543-0943 •
The WSU Extension King County Master Gardener program provides a multitude of resources for home gardeners. This gardening information is available to the public and is

  • research-based and
  • focused on environmentally friendly and sustainable gardening practices

NOTICE: In accordance with the latest guidelines from the State Governor’s office and King County Department of Health regarding COVID-19, we are suspending in-person MG gatherings until further notice and are encouraging virtual meetings instead whenever possible.

Refer to our Education page for individual education event updates.


Following is a list of resources and FREE information provided by Master Gardeners in King County.

  • Master Gardener Plant Clinics
  • How to Become a Master Gardener Volunteer – Applications for the 2021 training are available online August 1, 2020.
  • Gardening Tip Sheets. These tip sheets on a wide range of topics specific to gardening in King County are available for download.
  • 2020 Plant Clinic Schedule: Visit a Master Gardener clinic for answers to gardening questions and diagnoses of plant problems. Please note: Due to COVID-19, in-person clinics are canceled until further notice.
  • Demonstration Gardens: Master Gardeners are available to discuss and demonstrate environmentally sustainable gardening practices. Please note: Due to COVID-19, garden activities available to the public are cancelled until further notice.
Free Gardening Classes and Talks. Note that all face-to-face workshops and talks have been canceled until further notice due to COVID-19. Check back for future updates.

King County Master Gardener Plant Sales Dates and times are being reconsidered and rescheduled when possible.

Clinics and Gardens Locations for all King County clinics and gardens – 2020 Clinics and garden activities are canceled until further notice, due to COVID-19.

Master Gardener Foundation of King County

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides the financial support for the WSU Extension Master Gardener program in King County in its efforts to provide research-based education about urban horticulture to the residents of King County. The Foundation website,, publishes information about Master Gardener activities, resources, newsletters, continuing education opportunities, plant sales and Foundation-related information.