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Master Gardener Program

Program Contact: Tessa Halloran, Master Gardener/Small Farms Coordinator
(360) 427-9670 Ext. 682 •

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Volunteer Community Educators –
Cultivating Plants, People, and
Communities since 1973


Our Mission

Engaging university-trained volunteers to empower and sustain diverse communities with relevant, unbiased, research-based horticulture and environmental stewardship education.

Our Program Priorities

Climate Change
Create resilient landscapes that are adapted to our changing climate

Clean Water
Promote Integrated Pest Management practices to minimize polluted runoff

Water Conservation
Teach water-wise gardening and landscaping practices

Soil Health
Build healthy soils to ensure long-term viability of local food security and natural resources

Teach ways to help native bees and other pollinators thrive in home and community landscapes

Local Food
Advocate for sustainable techniques for growing local food to improve individual and community health and wellness

Plant Biodiversity
Steward local ecosystems through invasive species management, native species conservation, and restoration in landscapes

Nearby Nature
Increase access to plants, green spaces, and public landscapes to benefit the health and well-being of all

Wildfire Preparedness
Promote fire-resistant landscaping principles to reduce the risk of loss due to wildfire


For more information about the Program Priorities, visit the WSU Extension Master Gardener Program statewide website.

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Upcoming Events

Mon 25

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 26

Master Gardener Catalyst Park Work Party

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 30

Master Gardener Catalyst Park Work Party

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 02

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oct 03

Master Gardener Catalyst Park Work Party

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm