Master Gardeners

WSU Master Gardener Program hopes to extend reach through Endowed Chair Fund

The Endowed Chair Fund will elevate the WSU Master Gardener Program and further increase its impact by supporting the appointment of a faculty member focused on engaging in impactful research projects, developing curricula, and teaching master gardener volunteers.  

Three people kneel down while working on a garden bed.

Lamb Weston donation helps WSU Master Gardeners enhance sustainability education

Through a gift from Lamb Weston, WSU Master Gardener Program volunteers in central Washington will help their communities become more sustainable and food secure.

Lamb Weston check passing for Master Gardeners

Master gardeners of the future: Evolving with the needs of the communities they serve

As the WSU Extension Master Gardener Program celebrates its 50th anniversary, volunteers are focusing on how they can support the program’s evolution over the next 50 years and beyond, all while helping sustain healthy and resilient communities.

A xeriscape garden with rockery, plants, and wood chips.

Master Gardener volunteers awarded for helping grow program opportunities

Two volunteers and one WSU faculty member were awarded for their service with WSU Extension’s Master Gardener Program on Friday, October 1 by the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington state. Island County resident C-J Nielsen was recognized as the 2021 Master Gardener of the year for her commitment and leadership to the program. Nielson served […]

Master Gardener volunteers stand before a table with two vases of colorful flowers.