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Pruning Overgrown Hydrangea

Pruning Overgrown Hydrangea

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Carteret County Center; horticulture agent, Shawn Banks, in this episode of Extension Gardener on the …

Selection of seed packets

Planting Summer Vegetables

Many of us think of gardening as growing fruits and vegetables. With that in mind, summer crops like cucumber, …

Cornhole board on lawn

Celebrate Your Lawn

Most of us don’t think of the lawn as part of the garden. I dare say that most of …

Theodore Roosevelt Nature Trail Sign

Visit the Theodore Roosevelt Trail

Take a walk with Shawn Banks, County Extension Director, for his fifth walk identifying native plants along the way, as …

Carteret County Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale Flyer

Annual Plant Sale Is Around the Corner!

Make plans now to attend the Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Carteret County Annual Spring Plant Sale, Friday, 4/14 …

Loropetalum, Fringe Flower

Pruning and Nourishing Shrubs

A lot of our spring flowering shrubs have already been blooming. I’ve noticed a lot of azaleas, Loropetalum, and …

Chickweed

Pulling and Spraying Weeds

I’m a big fan of lawns and sometimes that can get me into trouble, but that also means I’m …

Volunteers building the raised beds.

Building the Goodness Garden

Here’s another episode of Extension Gardener on the Crystal Coast with Shawn Banks, Director, N.C. Cooperative Extension Carteret County …

Harkers Island Trail Starting Point

Third Trail Walk With Shawn

Join Shawn Banks, County Extension Director, for his third walk identifying native plants along the way, as he ventures …

Hydrangea new leaves

Let the Pruning Begin

I get a lot of calls in the fall and early winter asking when is the best time to …

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