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.
2015 Grassroots Leadership Conference Strong Families, Strong Communities: Building Pathways for a Brighter Future Saturday, November 21, 2015 Registration starts at 8:30 am ● Program: 9am–4:30pm Montgomery Community College, Building 200 1011 Page Street, Troy, NC 27371 Registration is MORE »
Houseplants and their care for the winter Written By Ginny Sandberg, Guilford County Extension Master Gardener When the weather is warm and sunny, I love being in the garden. Houseplants like being outside MORE »
FoodCorps: Connecting Kids to Real Food Written by LeAnn Glessner, Guilford County (NC)Extension Master Gardener Volunteer FoodCorps is a national team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow MORE »
Are you a water-wise gardener? Written By Kathy Williams, Guilford County (NC) Extension Master Gardener Volunteer If you read or see any news, you undoubtedly know about the extreme drought conditions in the MORE »
Beautiful but deadly, emerald ash borers pose a serious threat to ash trees across NC. This is the adult beetle. Image by David Cappaert, Michigan State University,Bugwood.org NC Ash Trees Under Attack: Emerald 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 »
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 »