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Radio- Podcasts:
Getting Dirty with EMGVs

Getting Dirty with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.  Our stories explore gardening in our region, the intersection of horticulture and innovation, and the people who are leading the way. Listen live on WCOM 103.5 FM on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM Follow to our website –for an e-mail alert when a new episode is posted. Subscribe to our podcast to download the show and listen anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter

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EMGV Radio

Radio- Podcasts:
Getting Dirty with EMGVs

Getting Dirty with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.  Our stories explore gardening in our region, the intersection of horticulture and innovation, and the people who are leading the way. Listen live on WCOM 103.5 FM on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM Follow to our website –for an e-mail alert when a new episode is posted. Subscribe to our podcast to download the show and listen anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter

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Public Gardens Map

Public Gardens
Map

Check out the Map of Public Gardens on the NCSU Gardening Portal *  Click on a marker for detailed information about that garden. * Use the zoom tool on the left to focus in on a particular area or to view a larger area. * Click and drag to reposition the view. *  Click a type of garden in the key to view only gardens of that type. *  Scroll down below the full size map for an alphabetical listing of gardens.

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Therapeutic
Horticulture

Therapeutic Hort Portal[/caption] Therapeutic Horticulture Portal Horticultural therapy is a dynamic intervention that uses nature-based activities to promote learning and healing.  This website was designed to serve participants and their families, volunteers interested in supporting programs, interns seeking professional certification as well as professionals and service providers interested in offering therapeutic horticulture opportunities.

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Compost Bin

Food residuals make
up 21% of waste. Instead of throwing it way, compost it into a valuable amendment for your soil.

Image by Danny Lauderdale[/caption] Food scraps and yard debris comprise 28 percent of the solid waste generated in the United States (U.S. EPA, 2011). Many people are surprised that the largest category of waste being thrown away is food residuals--over 21 percent of the total! Instead of discarding food waste down sink drains or in the garbage, you can easily turn it into a valuable soil amendment for your landscape, garden and lawn. (Excerpt from the Extension Gardener Manual, Composting Chapter by Rhonda Sherman.) For more information see http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/topic/composting/backyard/

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Extension Master Gardeners Make the World Better popular

Check out this 10 minute radio segment about the Extension Master Gardener program on Getting Dirty with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers the radio show produced by NC Extension Master Gardeners in Durham County GettingDirtyRadioShow.org MORE »

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Dig it! The Secrets of Soil! popular

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil May 16–August 16, 2015 There are more living creatures in a shovelful of rich soil than there are people on the planet. Yet, more is known about MORE »

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Beekeeping WorkshopMon Jun 1, 2015 Today
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Pittsboro, NC
— 5 hours ago
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesTue Jun 2 - Tue Jun 2, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 32 minutes away
Growing and Using Culinary HerbsTue Jun 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
In the auditorium of the Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 11 hours away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesWed Jun 3 - Wed Jun 3, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— Tomorrow
Growing and Using Culinary HerbsWed Jun 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
In the auditorium of the Agriculture Building, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro
— 2 days away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesThu Jun 4 - Thu Jun 4, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 2 days away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesFri Jun 5 - Fri Jun 5, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 3 days away
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil at the Museum of Natural SciencesSat Jun 6 - Sat Jun 6, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
— 4 days away
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