Membership helps support the WSU Thurston County Master Gardener and Master Recycler Compost Programs. By becoming a member, you become part of a network that encourages sustainable gardening and promotes environmental stewardship practices, thereby improving quality of life for Thurston County residents.
Membership dues are $10 for a calendar year, January-December. Associate Members do not need to be a WSU Master Gardener or Master Recycler Composter. Joining does not confer WSU Master Gardener status.
Apply for Membership
Becoming a Master Gardener Foundation member is a two step process:
- Complete and submit an application form. You can do this online or by mail.
Choose the method you prefer:
* Online Membership Application Form
* Printable Membership Application Form
- Pay your annual dues:
* online with a credit card (a small transaction fee will be added)
– OR –
* Mail a check made payable to MGFTC to:
MGFTC Attn: Membership
P.O. Box 165
Olympia, WA 98507-0165
- Regular membership meetings that include time to mingle with other gardeners and lectures by notable garden experts.
- Regular e-mail updates on local gardening events and resources.
- Admission to member-only plant sales.
- Discounted prices for lectures, activities, events, and garden tours. Generally, these unique gardens tours are not open to the public.
- Opportunities to lead, learn new skills, and contribute to the health of the community.
- Voting privileges that influence Foundation policy.
- Friendships with like-minded people.
Membership Fee Usage
- Fund the operation and maintenance of the gardens at Dirt Works, Olympia Farmers Market and Closed Loop Park.
- Fund public diagnostic clinics for plant and pest identification with troubleshooting options.
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