Master Gardeners are university trained volunteers who teach research-based gardening information to the community including sustainable practices protecting the soil, water and air. To ensure these public services from the Master Gardener program continue, the Master Gardener Foundation of Spokane County fundraises to support the program.
A few metrics showing the program's contribution to the community...
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The first Master Gardener program was started in Washington state in the early 1970's when homeowners began requesting more accurate horticultural information and better advice about sustainable gardening practices. The Master Gardener program now is active in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and much of Canada.