Gardening is among our nation’s most popular pastimes, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s gardening portal helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others.
Kit Flynn, NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Durham County, has a Daylily Named for Her. NC EMGV Kit Flynn has a daylily namesake, but it comes with big responsibilities. Listen as MORE »– from Gardening
Several species of vetch (Vicia spp.) are common in landscape plantings, and are most noticeable in the spring when they begin vining and climbing over ornamental plants. Vetch is a legume and can MORE »– from Horticulture
The recordings for the March 24, 2015 – Plants, Pests and Pathogens webinar have been posted: Recording, Audio-MP3, MP4 This two hour, interactive webinar focused on Plant Problem Diagnosis for Woody Ornamentals in Winter. The program is MORE »– from Gardening
Only a few days left to submit your session proposal for the 2015 American Community Gardening Association annual conference which will be held in Denver, Colorado, August 13-16, 2015! Submission instructions and proposal MORE »– from Community Gardens
The Spring Issue of Extension Gardener is now available Including information on Stemming the tide of invasive species ‘ Blizzard’ pearlbush Edible flowers Sustainability in the lawn and much MORE »– from Extension Gardener
Identify plants you can add to your garden to attract and support pollinators. Below is a description quoted directly from the Pollinator Partnership website about their free, regionally specific App BeeSmart “With the Bee Smart™ MORE »– from Gardening
Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees. Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess the damage and prune or remove trees. See NC Cooperative Extension publication How to Hire MORE »– from Gardening