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.
Planting Your Fall Garden: A Focus on Cabbage Written by Kathy Williams a Guilford County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean that you should stop thinking about MORE »
Beneficial Insects: Are the Insects in Your Garden Friend or Foe? Written by Kathy Williams, an Extension Master Gardener in Guilford County Do you have many kinds of insects hanging around your plants and MORE »
Late blight was confirmed yesterday on a potato crop in eastern North Carolina. Growers throughout the state are encouraged to actively scout potato and tomato crops (both are susceptible) and take steps now to protect 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 »
Milkweeds for Butterflies and Other Pollinators Written by Dennis Burnette with the Carolina Butterfly society For about four years, Mark Rose and I have been seeking milkweed species in the Piedmont section MORE »
13th Annual Gardening Gala and Seminar “Pocket Gardens: Containers and Small Spaces. What’s in Your Pocket?” SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 8:30 AM–4:00 PM Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office 3309 Burlington Road Greensboro NC This MORE »
Early Blight In Tomatoes – What Is It, And What Can Be Done About It? Christina Larson, a Guilford County Extension Master Gardener volunteer, grows several tomato varieties in her home vegetable MORE »