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Master Gardener Program

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

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 Program Priorities Webpage (opens new tab).

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Upcoming Events

May 11

Catalyst Park Community Garden Workshops

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jun 08

Catalyst Park Community Garden Workshops

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jul 13

Catalyst Park Community Garden Workshops

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aug 10

Catalyst Park Community Garden Workshops

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm