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.
FoodCorps: Connecting Kids to Real Food Written by LeAnn Glessner, Guilford County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer FoodCorps is a national team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow MORE »
Private Applicator Safety Pesticide Training Date: Thursday August 20th, 2015 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Location: Guilford County Agriculture Center, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro, NC 27401 Topic: Minimal Risk to the Applicator MORE »
Growing Tomatoes in the Piedmont Kimberly Hornberger, Guilford County extension Master Gardener Volunteer Intern 2015 Many people enjoy eating tomatoes, especially during the warmer months when tomatoes are abundantly available in supermarkets and MORE »
Bee Friendly To Bees Day and National Honey Bee Day Extension Master Gardeners are partnering with Guilford County Bee Keepers and 4-H Clubs to celebrate bees. Why? Bees pollinate our gardens!! Scavenger MORE »
Join us in the Legacy Demonstration Garden as we ‘cook up’ some fresh vegetables from the garden! Cooking tips and demonstrations, nutrition information, food samples, and recipes! Workshop instructor: Geissler Baker, Extension Nutrition MORE »
14th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar public registration begins July 1st. Mark your calendars now for this special day! Devoted to exploring gardening practices that are helpful to Piedmont gardeners, this year’s focus will be MORE »
The Extension Master Gardener (EMGV) program is a not-for-profit educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture through the development and use of a trained and supervised volunteer staff. In essence, MORE »