master gardener

Collman helped start program 40 years ago

  Entomologist Sharon Collman looks at the bugs she found under a rock near the WSU Snohomish County Extension office during a recent bug hunt. (Photo by Mark Mulligan, Everett Herald)     By Andrea Brown, Everett Herald   EVERETT, Wash. – Sharon Collman isn’t afraid of bugs. She’s afraid of not having enough bugs. […]

MasterGardener magazine debuts

PULLMAN – Gardeners of all skill levels have a new resource in the form of MasterGardener magazine and its companion Web site, The first edition of the magazine has just been published. The quarterly magazine and the Web site are a collaboration of the Washington State University Extension Master Gardeners Program and GFC Publishing. […]

WSU’s oldest master gardener has still got game

Taking a wicked slice with his tennis racket on his 100th birthday recently, John Littley swung himself right off his feet. But he got up quickly, leaned on his walker, pursed his lips and volleyed another ball over the net at the Vancouver Tennis Center. A barnstormer at the dawn of aviation in the 1920s, […]