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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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Learn to Grow: Red Buckeye

This native shrub/tree is a versatile, highly functional, and very attractive addition to any North Carolina Garden. It is …

Test Soil Now for 2020 Gardens!

Fertilizing plants without knowing the soil pH and fertility is like planning a trip without knowing the starting point. …

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Proper Pruning Matters!

Knowing what to prune and better yet when to prune is critical for best results. Pictured are a few …