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.
Kit Flynn, NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Durham County, has a Daylily Named for Her. NC EMGV Kit Flynn has a daylily namesake, but it comes with big responsibilities. Listen as MORE »– from Gardening
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a beekeeping workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Monday, June 1, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Agriculture Building MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
This time of year is beautiful with all the flowering bulbs, shrubs, and trees. Blooming trees, like Bradford pears and weeping cherries, have probably inspired many homeowners to plant these trees in their MORE »
Numerous requests are received for articles about garden chores that we should be doing certain times of the year. While you may have heard these recommendations before, they are still worth repeating. So, MORE »
Spring is an exciting time for gardeners because new trees and shrubs are being planted in the landscape. Homeowners can choose from bare root, containerized, or ball and burlap plants to add that MORE »
I cannot remember a time when so many different plants were blooming at the same time. Gardening season is beginning to speed up with the unseasonably warm weather and gardeners can get overwhelmed MORE »