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Program Contact: Jeannine Polaski, Master Gardener Coordinator
(360) 427-9670 Ext. 688 •
Public education is the primary objective of the Master Gardener Program. We host Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinics at our office and in the community. We also teach sound gardening techniques and work with community members and in the classroom.

Garden Tour July 14!

Ticket Booklets with guides to 6 beautiful gardens in South Mason County (Arcadia/Kamilche area) on sale June 9 at the following locations:

Brilliant Moon – 221 W Railroad, Shelton
Lynch Creek Floral – 331 W Railroad, Shelton
The Brothers Greenhouses, 3200 Victory Drive SW, Port Orchard
Blue Heron Bakery – 4419 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia
Island Market – 3403 Steamboat Island Rd NW, Olympia
Garden Tour flyer



MG Training Information: Interested in Becoming a Mason County Master Gardener?

WSU Master Gardener volunteers provide educational programs, free advice and answers to questions on home gardening and landscape maintenance, pest management, and composting to Mason County residents.  Volunteers help at plant clinics, classes, our Catalyst Food Bank and Community Demonstration Garden, garden tours, and our annual plant sale.  To become a certified Master Gardener, participants complete the online and face-to-face training programs and fulfill 60 hours of approved volunteer hours within a year of completing the coursework.  After certfication, ongoing volunteer hours are required to maintain status as a Master Gardener.  Being a Master Gardener is an opportunity to improve your own knowledge and support the community!

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2018 Plant Sale and Festival – Great Success!

Thanks to all who supported the Master Gardeners Foundation of Mason County Plant Sale & Festival


Have a gardening question?

To help you with your gardening questions, the Master Gardeners staff a plant clinic in the office on Mondays from noon to 3 pm. If Monday is a holiday, Master Gardeners will be in the clinic on Tuesday that week. You can email your plant questions to::, use the Contact Us section below or call and leave a message at 360-427-9670 Ext. 687.  We would love to help you!

We also staff a plant clinic table at the Shelton Farmer’s Market on Saturdays from May through September.  Stop on by!






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Catalyst Food Bank Demonstration Garden donated 2326 pounds of fresh produce to Saints’ Pantry Food Bank During the 2017 growing season!


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