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’s gardening portal helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension 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.
Sponsored by Advocates for Health in Action and hosted by Marbles Kids Museum, the 7th Annual Dig In! will be March 12, 2016. The workshop will explore urban agriculture, community gardens and edible gardens in schools, child care MORE »– from Gardening
This year the Horticultural Science Graduate Student Association will be selling poinsettias at the JC Raulston Arboretum/Horticultural Field Labs, 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh Thursday, Dec 10th, 11 am – 5 pm, Friday, Dec 11th, 11 MORE »– from Gardening
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture “Apples from the ‘Seed’ to the Table” Mike Parker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Horticultural Science Thursday, November 12, 2015 – 7:30 PM-9:00 PM Mike Parker is an MORE »– from Gardening
Area specialized agent, Richard Boylin, has sent out the following news release. The Watauga and Wilkes Extension Services will host a Blueberry Propagation, Pruning, & Production Field Day in Purlear (Wilkes Co.), NC, MORE »
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are teaming up to conduct a Wildlife Workshop Series for landowners. The third workshop, Nuisance Wildlife, Wildlife Damage MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Orange county Master Gardener Carol McPherson takes a look at Carpinus caroliniana, also known as the American Hornbeam, and tells the listeners of Getting Dirty with Master Gardener radio show and podcast that it is MORE »– from Gardening
NC State plays a big role in brining new poinsettia cultivars to the marketplace. Find out what’s new and how to keep your poinsettias looking great when Lise Jenkins interviews Dr. John Dole MORE »– from Gardening