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Our Mission

The Island County Master Gardener Foundation exists to support the Master Gardener program of Island County.


The funds we raise make it possible for Master Gardeners to carry out their educational mission in the community.


  • Join us at upcoming events and classes

  • Explore the many resources for gardening in our area

  • Read about the community projects that Master Gardeners work on and support

  • Contribute to our fund-raising by donating directly to the Foundation, or attending our main events

Whidbey Gardening Workshop
Master Gardener Plant Sale
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Gardening Resources
Master Gardener Calendar for 2022

As part of our community education outreach, a team of Island County Master Gardeners has researched and produced a Gardening Calendar for 2022. It features stunning photos and gardening tips along with a brief list of suggested tasks for each month.

More in-depth info on featured topics is accessible through a QR code that links to a monthly page with links to WSU Extension science-based fact sheets on timely horticultural topics.


Buy your Master Gardener calendar at


The calendar team of Island County Master Gardeners: Amy Bullis, Mellissa Evans, Sue Gibson, Line Goulet, Scott Hagues, Katie Reid Levine, Catherine Lofton-Day, Deb Mitchell, Barb Mosher, Jim Peskuric, Elizabeth Post, Gretchen Schlomann, Rich Yukubousky, and Ilze Zigurs.

News and Events
Organic Home Garden

Read the latest "Make a Difference" column in the Whidbey Weekly. Island County Master Gardeners have partnered with the Whidbey Island Conservation District and other non-profit organizations to bring you the latest ideas on making a difference for our environment.

Click Read More for details on all events.


Your donation to the Foundation supports the work of the Master Gardeners in your community

Explore the Resources

Gardening resources and tips are everywhere these days. How do you decide what is relevant, useful, and effective for your garden?

Check our Resources pages for the latest links to science-based guides:

Become a Master Gardener!

We love our volunteer work as Master Gardeners in the Island County community! Join us and become a Master Gardener yourself. The deadline for applying for training in 2022 is the end of January.


The Washington State University Extension program for Island County provides certified training. You don’t have to be an expert gardener to join. Visit the Extension website for details on how to become a certified Master Gardener.