The Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation supports and promotes the following
WSU Skagit County

Master Gardener Programs:

• Discovery Garden to inspire and educate the public

• Weekly Plant Clinics in Anacortes and Burlington to diagnose plant problems and provide assistance with plants, trees, landscaping and gardens including pest and disease identification

• Monthly Ask a Master Gardener Booth at the Mt. Vernon, Sedro-Woolley and Concrete Farmers Markets to provide assistance with plants, trees, landscaping, and gardens.

• Monthly Know & Grow gardening lectures

• Mentors for Rain Gardens and Community Gardens

DIG-IT! elementary school program

• Skagit Master Gardener Plant Fair, held annually the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend.

• Speakers for events and community groups

Check out our printable Resources Guide


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Discovery Garden

Located at the WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center (NWREC)

16650 State Route 536; Mount Vernon, WA

Discovery Garden Entrance

Open free to the public from dawn to dusk seven days a week.

DISCOVERY GARDEN CLOSED.  Due to COVID-19 and the state mandated "stay at home" proclamation, the garden and restrooms are temporarily closed.  Please check back often for more information.
WSU Skagit County Extension Master Gardener Program

The WSU Skagit County Extension Master Gardener Program trains volunteers to be effective community educators in gardening and environmental stewardship.

WSU Skagit County Extension Plant Clinics

Find out more and check out the Master Gardeners favorite online references

"Ask a Master Gardener" Articles

Learn more about gardening by reading articles  published in the Home and Garden section of the Skagit Valley Herald.