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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.

Container Gardening

July Gardening Tips

Lawn Recycle your clippings as you mow instead of bagging and discarding them. Returning these clippings to the law saves time, …

Orange Daylilies

Rethinking Daylilies

During the summer, daylilies (Hemerocallis) can be found in bloom throughout the area. Often times daylilies have been called …

Cover photo for How to Change Hydrangea Color

How to Change Hydrangea Color

Hydrangeas are a popular flowering shrub in the landscape with showy flowers in late spring through early summer. Hydrangeas …

Tickseed or Coreopsis tinctoria

June Gardening Tips

As we welcome in summer, our gardens are now in full swing. With summer weather we have to keep …

Squash Bugs and Eggs

Lookout for Squash Bugs

Squash is a popular summer vegetable we often try to grow in our gardens. However, one challenge when growing …

Container Gardening

May Gardening Tips

May is here and our gardens are coming alive. Below are some tips for what you can do in your …

Root bound spider plant

How to Repot a Houseplant

Many people have houseplants in the home or office to make an indoor area more pleasant and attractive. Eventually …