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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 »

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4-H Chick Chain–Register NOW!

Time to get “egg-cited” for our 2015 4-H Chick Chain registration! The purpose of this project is to give 4-H’ers the opportunity and experience to learn about the care of chickens and to raise MORE »

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The 2015 Summer Fun Packet is here!  Check it out at the link below! Summer Fun 2015 MORE »

2015 Wilson County 4-H Livestock Show & Sale

The annual Wilson County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale is set for March 25-26, 2015.  It continues to be the highest averaging 4-H sale in the state.  Around 100 4-H’ers will exhibit market 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 »

4-H Presentations 2015!

4-H presentations help you learn about some of your favorite interests AND become less nervous talking to a group of people.  You only have to give a 5-12 minute speech on a topic MORE »

Wilson County 4-H Photography Contest!

March 1-March 31, 2015!!! Do you enjoy photography?  This contest is open to all Wilson County 4-H’ers– all ages (5 through adult)!  See this link for more infomation:  Photo 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 »

Become an Extension Master Garden Volunteer

Become an Extension Master Garden Volunteer Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants? Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, flowers, trees or lawns? Do you enjoy helping others with their MORE »

Fall is for Sage

There is an endless number (over 700) different species of Sage or Salvia. Many of them grow well in Wilson, whether for ornamental purposes or to use in cooking. Most salvias are perennials, MORE »

Wilson Winter Lights

December 5, 6, and 7 from 6-9 PM Join us at the Wilson Botanical Gardens where thousands of dazzling lights, lively music, splashing water features and hand-crafted botanical decorations compose a brilliant wonderland MORE »

Pecan Pests

Pecan trees are common in eastern North Carolina. One of the most devastating insects on pecans is the pecan weevil. Pecan weevils damage nuts in two ways. First, they feed on the young MORE »

Japanese Beetles Are Here

Japanese beetles were first reported in North America in 1916. Now they are seen throughout the eastern United States. Japanese Beetles are out now, but I haven’t seen too many. July tends to MORE »