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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.

Gardening Web Resources

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

WSU HortSense

Home gardener fact sheets for managing common plant problems using Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticides are included.

WSU PestSense

Home owner fact sheets for managing common indoor pest problems with Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Includes cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticides.

PNW Insect Management Handbook

This handbook is intended as a tool for making decisions regarding the control and management of important insect pests in the Pacific Northwest.

PNW Weed Management Handbook

This handbook is designed as a quick and ready reference for weed control practices and herbicides used in various cropping systems or sites in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

PNW Disease Management Handbook

This handbook is intended as a ready reference guide to the control and management tactics for the more important plant diseases in the Pacific Northwest.

Gardening in Washington

WSU Gardening Team website.

Grow Smart, Grow Safe

A gardener’s guide to choosing safer pesticides and safer products.