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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

yellow pansies

Fall Plant Sale

Fall is the best time of year to plant garden plants and trees in mild winter climates, including native …

purple iris

Dividing Irises

Iris are beautiful when in bloom, and need to be divided regularly to remain healthy. Do you have irises …

wooden box with words worm bin

Vermicompost Workshop

Vermicomposting or Vermiculture is a method composting where worms convert food scraps into two of the best soil amendments on …

Brown sink bug feeding on corn

What the Heck Is That?!?!

This time of year you can find these insects moving from wheat fields and woods’ edges to corn fields …