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.
There are 12 counties in North Carolina under quarantine now for the Emerald Ash Borer. To see the press release from NCDA&CS visit http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2015/fivecountyexpansionEAB.htm For more information on the Emerald ash borer and MORE »
Raleigh, N.C. – With the deadline only one month away – the new NC Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Board (NCLCLB) urges all North Carolina landscape professionals to apply for the new Landscape Contractors’ License MORE »
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 »
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 »