Gardening is among our nation’s most popular pastimes, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension-trained Master Gardener volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others.
As with most vegetable gardeners, I am getting anxious about getting some vegetable plants in the ground. The cold weather outside may discourage you from even thinking about gardening, but the time to MORE »
Many gardeners would agree that the wet spring and summer has created some difficult situations in the landscape. Right now most people’s gardens are done or winding down and many gardeners are transitioning MORE »