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(425) 338-2400
gardening1The Snohomish County Horticulture Program teaches research-based, ecologically sound gardening practices. Our mission is to provide access to research-based information and encourage its application by home gardeners to promote human well being, protect and enhance our environment and foster community stewardship.

Master Gardener Hotline: 425-357-6010
WSU Trained Master Gardeners are on duty to answer home gardening questions by phone and at the Extension Office 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays, April thru September; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, October thru March; except holidays, the week of Thanksgiving and the last two weeks of December.

Horticulture Programs

Provide education and help for Snohomish County home gardeners to include:

  • Diagnosing plant problems
  • Researching environmentally sound pest management options
  • Advising about appropriate plants for trouble-free landscapes
  • Teaching IPM vegetable gardening techniques
  • Improving the soil and how to properly dispose of organic wastes through compost techniques
  • Preserving water quantity through wise management choices.

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