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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.

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March Gardening Calendar

The ground is warming up and there’s a springlike feeling in the air so we’ve rounded up a gardening …

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Carolina Cherry Laurel

Carolina Cherry Laurel (Prunus caroliniana) is a beautiful native evergreen in the landscape. As a large shrub or small tree, …

Photo of Eastern Bluebirds

Placing a Bluebird Nest Box

It’s nearly Spring and the birds will soon be actively gathering material to build their nests. One of the …