Funded by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation and developed through a collaboration between the US Fish & Wildlife Service and researchers at the North Carolina State University Herbarium, as well as numerous partners, including the Beach Vitex Task Force, the North Carolina, Aquarium, and Sea Grant.
To request a hard copy, please contact:Dale Suiter (USFWS)
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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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Subscribe to the Extension Gardener email listserv to receive notification when new editions of the newsletter have been posted to the Extension Gardener Portal .
Extension Gardener is a quarterly newsletter written by horticultural experts across the state with regional editions focused on the North Carolina coastal plain, mountains, and piedmont.
Be inspired to visit the the Japanese Garden in the Asiatic Arboretum of the the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Charles Murphy interviews Matt Luks-Jurutka, Assistant Horticulturist at the Asiatic Arboretum. TRANSCRIPT JOHNSON This MORE »– from Extension Gardener
Bobby Ward, author of Chlorophyll in his Veins, J. C. Raulston Horticultural Ambassador, shares his insight into the life of J. C. Raulston. The exhibit, “Plan and Plant for a Better World” will MORE »– from Extension Gardener
Vegetable Gardening, Chapter 16 of the Extension Gardener Handbook Now available for free on line Everything you need to know to grow vegetables in North Carolina. Selecting a Garden Site; Choosing a type and MORE »
New and improved and even better than before. “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and re-released with a beautiful new cover. Available for free online (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North MORE »
Massimo Iorizzo and Hamid Ashrafti, Research Scientists in the NC State Department of Horticultural Science, along with other scientists around the world recently published a paper describing the carrot genome sequence. These findings could MORE »
State Climate Office of North Carolina Climate Thresholds Tool – Calculate the average first and last frost dates for your garden. Step 1: Choose your location of interest by clicking on the map MORE »
Learn to make and sell vermicompost. Understand the benefits of vermicompost to plants and soil. Check out the agenda and speakers Find out why one of our speakers was featured on TV’s Blue Collar Millionaire MORE »