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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 •

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 Master Gardener gatherings until further notice and are encouraging virtual meetings instead whenever possible.

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

Explore this page and our website for more resources and FREE information available to the home gardener from the Master Gardeners of King County.



Master Gardener Plant Clinics


Gardening Tip Sheets

These tip sheets provide information on a wide range of topics specific to gardening in King County and are available for download, free. Check out all of our tip sheets


Demonstration Gardens

Master Gardeners are available in our Demonstration Gardens 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.  Find out more


Become A Master Gardener

NEW UPDATE: Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic the Master Gardener Program of King County will not be conducting training for new Master Gardeners in 2021. We are, however, offering an online Home Horticulture course. Read more





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Online Growing Groceries Classes Launch October 7 – Full 2020-2021 Schedule Announced

Please note: Our IN-PERSON workshops and talks have been canceled until further notice due to COVID-19, however, many classes are available ONLINE. Check here for the new 2020-2021 Growing Groceries class schedule, Bellevue Demo Garden workshops and other KCMG Education activities.

Plant Sales

Our 2020 Spring Plant Sale took place ONLINE and was a huge success. COVID-19 has limited our ability for in-person sales. Check here  for more information about future plant sales.

Clinics and Gardens

King County clinics and gardens locations – 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 which provides financial support for the WSU Extension Master Gardener program in King County to support 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.