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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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Good Insects in Fall Gardens

Now is the time to be planting fall gardens. That means cabbage, collards and broccoli. There are a few …

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Treating Insect Pests in Turf

I never really thought of lawns as a place to protect pollinators, but I was reading an article a …

Healthy Summer Lawns

Healthy Summer Lawns

A healthy lawn will often help keep the weeds out by not allowing them to get enough sunlight for …