More Articles from Wilson County Center

Storing Winter Squash and Pumpkins

Whether you grew pumpkins and winter squash or if you are purchasing pumpkins for Halloween and Thanksgiving there are ways to prolong their shelf life. The key is to slow the rate of MORE »

Wilson County 4-H Iron Chef Food Show

4-H Iron Chef Food Show

4-H’ers, Join in the Fun!! Wilson County  Iron Chef Food Show Wednesday, November 18, 2015 This year we are putting a healthy twist on our food show.  We would love for you to MORE »

Azalea Caterpillars

Now is the time for the arrival of azalea caterpillars for this year. Azalea caterpillars, Datana major, are among our most attractive caterpillar species. These are one of our largest and most colorful MORE »


4-H Clover Quarterly Newsletter

Wilson County 4-H has a lot going on!  Check out the latest newsletter for all the upcoming events and announcements.  Read carefully for an opportunity to win a gift card! CLOVER MORE »

Fall Vegetable Gardening Starts Now

It may not seem like fall but now is the time to start planting cool-season vegetables. Planting a fall garden will extend the gardening season. July and August are the main planting times MORE »

Quarantine of Emerald Ash Borer

There are 12 counties in North Carolina under quarantine now for the Emerald Ash Borer. To see the press release from NCDA&CS visit For more information on the Emerald ash borer and MORE »


Times have changed in North Carolina. For the past 20 years I have been advising clientele that moles were an endangered species. This meant you could not kill moles; only kill their food MORE »

Wilson Botanical Garden Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! Do you have an eye for beauty? Would you like to share your work with other people who would appreciate it? If so, the Wilson Botanical Garden Photo Contest is MORE »

Wilson Botanical Gardens Photo Contest

Monday, July 27, 2015   6:00 pm Wilson Botanical Garden Photo Contest Sponsored by the Wilson Botanical Garden Award Reception July 27th (Monday) 6:00 PM Calling all photographers! Do you have an eye for MORE »

Rose Rosette

Rose rosette virus samples have started coming back into the office so I thought it would be a good reminder of what to look for when scouting your roses. This disease has been MORE »

Control Bagworms Now

Bagworms will start hatching soon. You can find the tiny caterpillars with tiny upright bags anywhere there are bags left from last year. The bagworm, is a very common ornamental pest throughout the MORE »

Want to join a 4-H club in Wilson County?

Do you want to learn more about 4-H?  Do you want to make more friends with similar interests?  4-H Clubs are for you! In Wilson County, North Carolina, there are quite a few MORE »


As an avid vegetable gardener I love to add new vegetables to my garden. Even if I can’t find something I have never grown before I can incorporate a different variety of some MORE »


While our temperatures typically stay above freezing in Wilson, gardeners need to remember the plants in the winter garden. Winter protection does not mean to keep plants warm, but to provide protection from MORE »