Master Gardeners

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.

Extension Integrated Pest Management team helps Northwest residents attract insect predators, pollinators with Hortsense

Through a new upgrade to their popular Hortsense website, a team of scientists at Washington State University are helping Extension agents, Master Gardeners, and Washington residents attract beneficial insects, predators and pollinators to their gardens, farms and landscapes. Carrie Foss, director of the Urban Integrated Pest Management program, partnering with David James, WSU entomologist, added […]

Image of a tiger swallowtail butterfly amid purple flowers.