The Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State is pleased to announce that, thanks to your generous donations, the MGFWS Endowment Fund is supporting the 2022 Advanced Education Conference as a Gold Sponsor. As stated at the time of its creation, the Endowment will continue to provide financial support to our annual conference for many years to come. Learn more about the Foundation at MGFWS.org. please join in supporting our Advanced MG Education Conferences by making a donation to the Endowment Fund
With most of its acres planted in Bartletts, Smith Orchards in Wapato, Washington, stands as an uncommon reminder of what was once common. On land farmed by the Smith family since the 1930s, they grow and harvest 36 acres of Bartlett pears, with some Packhams mixed in and 2 acres of Anjous. They also have 4 acres of Bing cherries.
The City of Olympia honors and acknowledges the indigenous people who have stewarded this land since time immemorial and who still inhabit the area today, the Steh-Chass Band of Indigenous people of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
Olympia's strategic geographic location along Interstate 5 at the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula, puts one within two hours or less of regional recreational attractions - from hiking and skiing in the mountains to beachcombing along ocean shores.
Home landscape care, especially gardening, is one of the most popular leisure activities in North America. When properly done, gardening will contribute to your enjoyment, appreciation of nature and your role in environmental stewardship. Gardening can also have a significant positive impact on your outlook on life, your health and even the value of your property.
The Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is a small state agency that manages grant programs to create outdoor recreation opportunities, protect the best of the state’s wildlife habitat and working farms and forests, and help return salmon from near extinction.
As an industry-leading environmental solutions company, Cedar Grove harnesses the vitality of organic waste by recycling it into innovative products. In doing so, we energize cities, businesses and citizens to be a force for good by coming full circle with their organic waste.
The Master Gardener Foundation of Benton-Franklin County is a non-profit 501(c)3 volunteer organization that serves the people of Benton and Franklin Counties in Washington. The mission of the Foundation is to educate individuals in applying horticultural science to manage their landscapes and gardens in a science-based, sustainable manner. The Foundation accomplishes this through its partnership with the Washington State University Master Gardener Program, local community professionals and organizations.
To promote and perpetuate WSU Master Gardener program with the Lewis County Extension Office. To promote public interest in gardening and home horticulture through education and other activities. To facilitate an exchange of ideas, information and expertise among members through periodic newsletters, seminars, meetings and other activities. To engage in activities that will further the objectives of the Foundation and the WSU Extension. To interact with the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State.
We grow over 370 varieties on almost 40 acres that are open to the public during the blooming season and host the largest dahlia festival in the United States featuring over 400 dahlia arrangements during the six-day festival. We are very proud of the farming tradition our family brings to the business we’ve owned and operated for three generations. We are dedicated to bringing the best and highest quality dahlias the world has to offer now and in future generations to come.
The Island County Master Gardener Foundation (ICMGF) was incorporated in 2008. Our primary goals are to support the membership by enhancing and supplementing community education efforts for the Master Gardeners, raising funds for carrying out our programs and to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information between our membership and the community through meetings and educational activities.
Our Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which raises funds for the financial support of the WSU Extension Master Gardener program in King County. These funds help the program meet its mission to provide research-based education about urban horticulture and sustainable gardening to the residents of King County. The Foundation website publishes information about fundraising activities, resources, newsletters, educational opportunities, plant sales and Foundation-related information.