Gardening is among our nation’s most popular pastimes, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension-trained Master Gardener volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others.
North Carolina State University Apiculture Specialist Dr. David Tarpy discusses the recently released results from last year’s winter loss survey of honey bee colonies both in North Carolina and nationally in his recent MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a High Tunnel Production workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Silk Hope MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Do you like mushrooms? If the answer is yes, here’s another question. Would like to grow mushrooms? If that answer is also yes, you’re in luck. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension is offering MORE »
Webster’s Dictionary sites the definition of an oxymoron as contradictory words that appear side by side. A perfect example of this is the Pink Lemonade blueberry (Vaccinium ‘Pink Lemonade’) that is popping up MORE »