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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 »

Extension Master Gardener Training

Extension Master Gardener training beginning September 9, 2014 Cost approximately $100.00 See link below to view brochure and application EMG Application EMG Brochure MORE »

Growing Roses

            Roses are one of the most beloved flowers in our gardens but not necessarily the easiest to grow.  With a little help from this article, attending the Spring Symposium on April 12 MORE »

Wilson Botanical Gardens

 Did you know you have a Children’s Garden in Wilson?  Did you know you have a Garden that has something blooming year round?  Did you know there is a place for you to MORE »

Is It Time to Prune?

Is it Time to Prune?              While we have had our share of cold days this winter when we get a warm day gardeners want to get outside and garden.  Many times this MORE »

Hellebores or Lenten Roses

Hellebores or Lenten Roses Hellebores or Lenten Roses are small lovely small evergreen groundcover and/or perennials that add color to the winter garden.  The foliage is dark green with 7-9 leaflets and growing MORE »

Christmas Tree Care

CHRISTMAS TREE CARE Many homeowners are in the process of selecting a cut Christmas tree.  Christmas trees purchased are typically fir, spruce, or pine.  Locally grown Christmas trees may be Leyland Cypress, Arizona MORE »