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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.

St Augustinegrass

Summer Lawn Check-In

All of our warm season grasses are growing like crazy in the heat of the summer, as long as …

Watering with a garden hose

Harvesting Summer Vegetables

Early morning is the best time of the day to harvest most summer vegetables. I was asked why I …

Lawn & Garden Soil Sample Box Used to Take a Soil Sample

Summer Lawns and Soil Samples

Hopefully, with all the rain we’ve had your lawn has a bright green healthy color and is looking worthy …

Gardenia flowers in bloom

Aromatic Morning Walk

Thanks to all the rain this summer, I have enjoyed the gardenias, magnolias, and other plants with sweet smelling …