WSU Whatcom County Extension

Community Horticulture

WSU Whatcom County Extension        

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About Us

WSU Whatcom County Extension Community Horticulture programs are designed to extend science and research to Whatcom County residents through hands on education, community partnerships, and projects.

Beth Chisholm
Master Gardeners & Community First Gardens Project, (360) 778-5811


Master Gardener Diagnostic Plant Clinic (desk), (360) 778-5808


Amberose Kelley
Community Horticulture Program Assistant, Master Composters & Recyclers, (360) (360) 778-5814

Chris Benedict
Agriculture Educator, (360) 778-5809

Cheryl Kahle
Office Manager, (360) 778-5806

Upcoming Events:

Master Gardener Foundation
- Board Meetings:

Held the first Thursday of each month at 10 am in the Extension Office classroom.

Master Gardener Foundation
- General Meetings:
Held the second Thursday of each month at Noon. Venues and times subject to change.

Foundation Webpage

Monthly Plant ID Study Group
Thursday - September 20, 2018
9 11 am

Location: Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve for the directions, the park website description, and a printable plant list.

A native plant ID guide would be useful. Friends, family and the public are invited.

Karen Gilliam
(360) 384-4562
Louise Granger
(360) 739-2468


Special Links:
Community Gardens Map (link)
Hovander Demonstration Gardens Brochure (pdf)
List of CFG Partner Gardens (pdf)
Garden Directory (pdf)

Current Issue:

Weeder's Digest


Hovander Demonstration Gardens Brochure



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WSU Whatcom County Extension • 1000 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225 • (360) 778-5800 •