Gardening in Haywood County
Extension Master Gardener℠ (EMG) volunteers of Haywood County support N.C. Cooperative Extension by connecting people to horticulture through science-based education and outreach. Working under the advisement and training of the local Horticulture agent, Master Gardener℠ volunteers:
- Connect people to the benefits of gardening through science-based information.
- Recommend practical solutions that protect and enhance our environment.
- Are life-long learners who serve, grow, and have fun.
Since 2011, EMGVs have given nearly 50,000 hours of service to residents of Haywood County, a total value of $1.5 million!
Resources and expertise provided to Haywood County residents include:
A Learn to Grow video series that features specific plants that will grow well here in Haywood County. Click ‘Subscribe’ in the YouTube page to stay up-to-date on new video releases!
An interactive plants database with thousands of selections that are to sure to grow well even in the most challenging mountain environments!
Get in touch or visit the Plant Clinic!
Our office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and we are here to answer all your home gardening-related questions. Master Gardener volunteers are here in our Plant Clinic on Tuesdays from 9 a.m.–noon and Thursdays from 1–4 p.m. to help you solve your gardening challenges.