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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.

WSU Master Gardener Training

Program Contact: Caitlin Blethen, Master Gardener Program Coordinator
(360) 370-7663 •

Do you have a passion for gardening and making a difference in your community? The WSU Master Gardener program trains people just like you to combine their love of gardening, sustainable living and backyard horticulture into community service you can really get excited about! Training to become a WSU Master Gardener is time consuming, but very rewarding.

Notes about training:

  • We are planning a 2022 San Juan County WSU Master Gardener Training

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Diagnose plant problems in our diagnostic clinic
  • Answer questions at Farmers’ Market clinics
  • Grow and harvest at the demonstration garden (food is donated to Food Bank)
  • Provide education at the San Juan County Fair
  • Participate in the annual Native Plant Sale
  • Sow and grow for the annual Spring Plant Sale
  • Be a docent for the annual Garden Tour
  • Provide educational activities for children
  • Become a member of the Master Gardener Foundation of SJC
  • Help coordinate the Annual Gardening Workshop
  • Write educational articles for the newspapers and newsletters
  • And so much more… how would you love to share your knowledge with others?