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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.

Native and Drought Tolerant Plants

Program Contact: Spokane County Master Gardeners
(509) 477-2181 •

Facts specific to Spokane County

WSU Publications:

The WSU Extension Publication Store carries the following helpful publications.  Many publications are available for download at no cost.

  • Beneficial Insects, Spiders, and Other Mini-Creatures in Your Garden
  • Drought Tolerant Landscaping for Washington State
  • How Soil pH Affects the Activity and Persistence of Herbicides
  • Organic Soils Amendments in Yards and Gardens
  • What Happens to Herbicides in Soil Under Drought Conditions
  • Washington Bumble Bees in Home Yards and Gardens

The Washington Native Plant Society is a forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life. For more than 35 years WNPS has been a great source for native plant information and action.