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.
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 »
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 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 »