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Pruning Roses

Wayne County
Gardening Video Series

Check out the first in a series of Wayne County Gardening videos by Wayne County Extension Horticulture Agent, Jessica Strickland Click here to view Pruning Knock-Out Roses video Click here to view How to Plant a Tree video Click here to view Pruning Trees video

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Pruning Roses

Wayne County
Gardening Video Series

Check out the first in a series of Wayne County Gardening videos by Wayne County Extension Horticulture Agent, Jessica Strickland Click here to view Pruning Knock-Out Roses video Click here to view How to Plant a Tree video Click here to view Pruning Trees video

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Grow to Can!
Gardening & Food Preservation School

Grow to Can! Gardening & Food Preservation School Thursdays, April 7th – May 12th 4:30 to 7:30pm Location: Wayne County Cooperative Extension Office (208 W. Chestnut St. Goldsboro) To register for workshop contact the Wayne County Extension Office at 919-731-1520 or at 208 W. Chestnut St. Goldsboro Registration fee can be paid at the Wayne County Extension Office. Check should be made out to “County of Wayne” For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact 919-731-1520 no later than 5 business days before the event. Wayne County Cooperative Extension Gardening & Food Preservation School offers hands-on workshops that will teach you the basics on how to create your own garden and safely preserve the items you grow. This is a series of classes in which you can sign up for one or all of them. Attendees that register for the entire school (all 6 sessions) will receive a booklet with instructional materials and certificate. School Schedule: Basics of Gardening; April 7th Basics of Food Preservation; April 14th Growing Backyard Fruits; April 21st Preserving Fruit Products; April 28th Home Vegetable Garden; May 5th Preserving Vegetable Products; May 12th Registration Cost: Gardening & Food Preservation School (all 6 sessions including booklet and certificate) = $50 Gardening School (3 sessions; April 7th, 21st and May 5th) = $30 Food Preservation School (3 sessions; April 14th, 28th, and May 12th) = $30 Price for individual class = $10 School is limited to a maximum of 12 participants. Must pay to reserve your spot. Once school is full, we will keep a waiting list for future schools. Workshop will be presented by: Michelle Estrada, Wayne County Family & Consumer Science Agent & Jessica Strickland, Wayne County Horticulture Agent

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Plant Clinic

Wayne Extension
Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic Opens April 4th!

Got gardening questions?  We have answers! The Wayne County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic will open for the 2016 season on Monday, April 4th. Volunteers are in the plant clinic during these times to assist the Wayne County residents with their home gardening questions. The plant clinic will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm April through August. The plant clinic can be reached by phone at 919-731-1433, e-mail at Master.Gardener@waynegov.com or stopping by Room 100 of the Wayne County Extension Office (208 West Chestnut Street, Goldsboro). Wayne County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are trained volunteers for Wayne County Cooperative Extension. Volunteers are trained to provide educational gardening information from NC Cooperative Extension that is practical and reliable. Although volunteers do handle many types of gardening questions, there are a few types of questions that the volunteers are not trained to handle, including: indoor pests, commercial horticulture, hazardous tree evaluation, or medical/legal questions.

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Backyard Chicken Workshop

We will be having a novice backyard flock workshop on June 9th at 7 pm in the Wayne Center. We hope to generate your interest and then be able to include more advanced, MORE »

Fire Blight on Apple & Pear Trees

Q:  Why are the tips of branches turning black on my apple and pear trees?  A:        We have seen many questions over the past couple of weeks where the leaves on branches MORE »

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4-H Summer Day Camps 2016

Join us this summer for fun filled 4-H Summer Day Camps. We will be going golfing, cooking, sewing and so much more.  Come share your summer with us.  Our office is open from MORE »

Common Rose Diseases

Q: What are the black spots I am seeing on the leaves of my roses? A: Roses are a popular plant known for their large, elegant flowers.  Many gardeners try their hands at MORE »

Composting for the Home Garden

Q:  How can I make my own compost at home?  A:        Composting can be a great way to reduce home waste disposal problems by recycling them into organic matter that then can MORE »

Landscaping with Perennials

Q:  I am interested in adding perennials to my landscape but do not know much about them. Can you tell me more?  A:        Herbaceous perennials have been used in various ways in MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Beekeepers of the Neuse MeetingThu Jun 16, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 3 weeks away
4-H Dairy Posters DueThu Jun 30 - Thu Jun 30, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 1 month away
4-H CongressSat Jul 16 - Tue Jul 19, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
— 2 months away
Beekeepers of the Neuse MeetingThu Jul 21, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 2 months away
4-H PicnicThu Jul 28, 2016
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 2 months away
Beekeepers of the Neuse MeetingThu Aug 18, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro NC
— 3 months away
Project Learning Tree High School WorkshopMon Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Imagination Station Science & History Museum, 224 E. Nash St., Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 3 months away
4-H County Council/Leaders MeetingTue Sep 6, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Wayne County Extension Center, 208 W Chestnut St, Goldsboro, NC, United States
— 3 months away
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