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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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Online "Cypress" Diagnostic Guide

An Identification and Decision Guide to Cypress Problems is now available on the NC State Plant Disease and Insect …

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PDIC Closing Early 30-Sep-2022

With the effects of Hurricane Ian expected to be strongest from noon to 8 p.m. today, the Plant Disease …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …