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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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Pesticide CEU Training-June 2, 2021

Need some last minute CEU’s? Pesticide CEU training at N.C. Cooperative Extension, New Hanover County Center on June 2, 2021. Registration deadline …

Calico scales on dogwood.

Calico Scales About to Hatch!

Calico scale, Eulecanium cerasorum, was accidentally introduced to California from Asia in the 1920s. It has now become established …

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Grants for Gardens and More

By the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGVA) 2021 EMGVA Grants are available to any local non-profit organization willing to propose …