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.
Enjoy this excellent new 20 minute video on strategies for coexisting with deer in the landscape. Lois Chatham and Sara Haigh, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County, identify deer resistant plants and strategies to keep deer MORE »– from Gardening
Check out this outstanding new video by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Dare County! Kudos to Shannon Brooks and her whole team, especially EMGV Barbara Koeblin, the media talent for this 23 minute episode MORE »– from Gardening
The time is quickly approaching when it will be time to start vegetable transplants for the home garden. If you get seed catalogs the number of choices can be overwhelming, particularly for tomato MORE »
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a fruit tree pruning demonstration on Saturday March 12 from 10:00 am – noon at Howard’s Farm a few miles west of Pittsboro on MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a blueberry pruning demonstration on Saturday February 27 from 10:00 am – noon at Howard’s Farm a few miles west of Pittsboro on Hwy 64. MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Registration is now open! Registration is $15/person and includes light breakfast and lunch. Sponsored by Advocates for Health in Action and hosted by Marbles Kids Museum, the 7th Annual Dig In! will be March 12, 2016. The MORE »– from Gardening
Want peaches? Peach growers both new and experienced are invited to attend the 2016 NC Peach Growers’ Society Annual meeting at the Moore County Agricultural Center, 707 Pinehurst Ave., Carthage, on Tuesday, January MORE »– from Peach Growers Information