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Get Involved

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

Want to Get Involved?

  • Become a Certified Master Gardener
  • Attend our Through the Garden Gate educational workshops
  • Have a question? Come to our Plant Clinics, every Monday, March – October, 12PM-3PM at the WSU Extension Mason County office
  • Have a Master Gardener speak at your organization’s educational event
  • Rent a community garden bed from Catalyst Park Food Bank and Community Demonstration Garden – get everything you need to grow your own garden as well as guidance and workshops from Master Gardeners
  • Come check out Catalyst! Master Gardeners will be there April – October on Tuesdays, starting around 9:00AM

Why Become a Master Gardener?

Four Master Gardeners in front of completed raised bed project

  • Engage with your community
  • Connect with others who share your interests
  • Help protect and conserve our natural resources
  • Participate in continuing education and expand your skills

Master Gardener Training Information

Next Training

Our next Master Gardener training is estimated to begin at the end of 2023 or early 2024. Check back here for updated information on training dates, time, and cost.

Interested in becoming a Mason County Master Gardener?

Submit an application to the WSU Mason County Extension office or contact the Program Coordinator.

What are the requirements?
  • Submit an application and complete an interview.
  • Complete a background check.
  • Attend the in-person and online trainings.
  • Complete 40 hours of approved volunteer hours within the first year.
  • Maintain certification by completing at least 25 volunteer hours and 10 continuing education hours per year.