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All about Poinsettias popular

Everything you want to know about Poinsettias How to choose the right poinsettia for you? Decorating with poinsettias Growing poinsettias in the home/reflowering poinsettias Poinsettia history Poinsettias are not poisonous Poinsettia Open House, December MORE »

Brochure Costa Rica

Extension Master Gardeners Headed to Costa Rica in 2015

North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGVs) are launching an International Travel Study program with a trip to Costa Rica 2/20/2015 to 3/2/2015. EMGVs and other interested individual are welcome. A payment of $2,895 (does NOT include airfare)  is due MORE »


Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an easy, fascinating, and natural way to recycle. Compost can be made from most MORE »

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Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi Lauderdale and Lucy Bradley is available on-line for free. Full of guidance on how MORE »


National Children & Youth Garden Symposium

July 17-19, 2014 Columbus, OH Throughout the past 20 years, the National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) has educated thousands of teachers who have, in turn, gone on to educate over a MORE »

Mount Vernon Community Garden

Mount Vernon Community Garden

“Wineka column: Vision for ‘edible landscape’ comes together at Mount Vernon Community Garden“, Article and Images in Brenda Chunn <> shares a list of summer/fall activities such as: Canning Peaches which will end MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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Planting For Pollinators

Flowers serve a much greater purpose than just decorating your landscape. Did you realize that planting flowers in your yard can help support local agriculture, ensure the availability of fruits and vegetables, and MORE » – from   Pender County Center


Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents.   Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High school-aged youth (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are invited to apply MORE »


Dig In March 8, Raleigh, NC

Fifth Annual Community Garden and Urban Ag Summit, March 8th, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM  Marbles Museum, Raleigh, NC Click on the image for all the details on the agenda, speakers, educational booths and an optional urban MORE »

Public Gardens Map

Public Gardens Map

The NCSU Gardening Portal has a new map of public gardens. *  Click on a marker for detailed information about that garden. * Use the zoom tool on the left to focus in MORE »

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Raleigh City Farm

We are a community-supported farm.  We have activated more than 1,500 community members in support of this farm through farm projects, group workdays, farmstand sales and on-farm dinners.  This type of support will MORE »

Hort Science Newsletter

On-line Newsletter from Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and staff, find out about the latest research, extension and teaching as well MORE »

NC Blueberry Council Consumer Website

North Carolina Blueberry Council Website for Consumers

Take a look at the new North Carolina Blueberry Council Website for consumers.  Great information on freezing, storing, and cooking with blueberries. Nutrition information and lots of great recipes. For information on growing blueberries see MORE »

The Conservation Fund's Resourceful Communities

Creating New Economies Fund Grant Review

The Conservation Fund’s Resourceful Communities Program presents  Creating New Economies Fund (CNEF) Grant Review   Register NOW and Reserve your Space! Spaces are limited and are on a First Come, First Served basis! Attendance is required MORE »