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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.

Resources for MG Volunteers


The 2022 Master Gardener Reapplication form will be available online in December.

GIVE PULSE – for WSU Volunteers

GIVE PULSE is the new System for recording your Master Gardener Volunteer hours.
Why is WSU changing systems? The old database is beyond repair. Please do not use the old database. Learn more about Give Pulse in the FAQ.

New to Give Pulse? Use this Slide Show to get you started or watch this video.


1) First you must “claim your account” aka Set up a user profile.

2) Second, you can add Impacts (aka hours) you volunteer.

If you get stuck contact: Beth Chisholm

First Year Commitment (pdf)

Class Project Outline (pdf)

Example of Project List (pdf)

Continuing Education Opportunities (link)

State Master Gardener Volunteer Handbook (link)

Photo Release Form (pdf)

Pest Management Recommendations Agreement (pdf)

WSU Master Gardener Volunteer logo

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1973.



Program Contact:

Beth Chisholm, Program Coordinator
(360) 778-5811

Program Priorities Map

Helpful Resources:


Upcoming Events:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, some events may be postponed or cancelled.

Partial map of Hovander Gardens

Hovander Demonstration Gardens Brochure

MG Facebook