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PROTECTING PLANTS FROM COLD DAMAGE

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 »

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 http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/MGV-Application0001.pdf 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 »