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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.

Tawny Mole Cricket

Mole Crickets in the Yard

The big insect this year is turning out to be the mole cricket. There are actually two species of …

Radish in the ground

Spring Vegetables Will Bolt Soon

As the temperatures continue to warm up, many of our spring cool season vegetables like lettuce, radish, and carrot …

Southern Blue Flag Iris

Identifying Plants in Smyrna, NC

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Carteret County Center, Extension Director and Horticulture Agent, Shawn Banks, as he walks the trail …

Sign for Pesticide Collection Day on 5 21 24

Local Carteret Pesticide Collection Day

NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Carteret County Center, will …