Vegetable Gardening Resources for Henderson County

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Vegetable gardening at home provides you with fresh nutritious food and great exercise.

Western North Carolina is a wonderful place to garden. Almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully provided you choose appropriate varieties and plant at the right time of year. The climate, the season, and potential pests all affect the selection of what and when to plant.

Learn more about vegetable gardening with these NC State University resources:

Western North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

The Vegetable Chapter from the North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook

And don’t forget that you can call or email anytime between 8:30 a.m–5 p.m. for a consultation with our Horticulture Agent Steve Pettis.

Steve Pettis
steve_pettis@ncsu.edu
(828) 697-4891