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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

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Ready, Set, Grow

A cottage garden is a glorious thing. It is filled with plants, wildlife and the gardener’s hopes and dreams. …

Trifolium ripens inflorescence. photo by Cathy Dewitt

Clover as a Lawn

Many homeowners are looking for alternatives to monoculture lawns. These areas though beautiful and great for recreation severe very …

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Historic Johnson Farm

The Historic Johnson Farm, located at 3346 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, provides cultural heritage experiences and educational opportunities for school …

Cover photo for Mills River Park Pollinator Garden

Mills River Park Pollinator Garden

We are delighted to see signs that the garden is waking up! Some activities in the month ahead include:  Designing …