Sanctioned Projects

Ask a Master

Ask a Master

Answer questions from the public by phone or in person about gardening, plants, and plant problems.

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Compost Demonstration Site

Compost Demonstration Site

Get hands-on experience in all aspects of composting. Maintain the site, provide composting programs for school classes and the public, and promote awareness about composting…

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Garden Explorers

Garden Explorers

Lead kids ages 5 to 10 in activities designed to spark interest in the natural world. Youth participants can earn merit pins on a variety of gardening, nature, and environmental topics.

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Garden Gate Tour

Garden Gate Tour

“Garden Gate” TourDiane Standefer, Susan YoungPlanning meetings: Washington County Extension Office, 2536 N. McConnell, Fayetteville. Tour: County-wide.2020Pre-tour workdays vary. The 2024 tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 8.Help plan the tour, which showcases a...

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Headquarters House Gardens

Headquarters House Gardens

Plan, design, and maintain heirloom gardens at Headquarters House, an 1853 Greek revival home owned by the Washington County Historical Society. Plantings include…

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Lincoln Community Garden

Lincoln Community Garden

Work with youth and civic groups to plant and maintain the garden, which provides fresh vegetables for local charitable organizations and individuals. Assist with programs…

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Prairie Grove Mock Park

Prairie Grove Mock Park

Project goals include maintaining the original plantings as possible, including more native plants, focusing on attracting pollinators, and educating the community on the importance of using native species and attracting pollinators.

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Saturday Crew

Saturday Crew

Saturday Crew Teri KinseyVaries2021 Occasional Saturdays - a.m. See calendar for scheduled workdays.Lend a hand at several different sanctioned projects over the course of the growing season.

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Veterans Hospital Garden

Veterans Hospital Garden

Partner with volunteer veterans to plant and maintain a raised-bed garden for food-insecure veterans. Along with a vegetable garden, the project includes a composting area, gazebo, walking trail, and healing garden.

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Washington County Extension Office

Washington County Extension Office

Maintain the grounds of the Extension Office, home of our Master Gardener organization. The project area includes a number of native trees and shrubs, a monarch butterfly waystation, and decorative benches.

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Washington County Fair

Washington County Fair

Help supervise the fair’s horticulture divisions. Spruce up the Horticulture Building and nearby grounds before and after the fair, check in entries, assist with judging, maintain an information booth, and sell new and used items donated by Master Gardeners.

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