North Carolina Cooperative Extension centers — located in all 100 counties and serving the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians — are community resources, serving as the front door to the vast knowledge base of N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities. Cooperative Extension helps build quality communities by training adult and youth volunteers to become community leaders, providing educational programs to stimulate community economic development, working in partnership with other agencies to help citizens prepare for and recover from disasters — and more.
Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees. Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess the damage and prune or remove trees. See NC Cooperative Extension publication How to Hire MORE »– from Gardening
NCSU’s 16th Vermiculture Conference August 10-11, 2015, Raleigh, NC LOCATION: NC State University at the Hunt Library (ranked Second Most Amazing College Library in the U.S.A) WEBSITE: http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops/worm_conference Currently contains information from last year’s conference MORE »– from Gardening
Check out this wonderful tool for diagnosing problems with strawberry plants. Check off symptoms that you have seen and narrow the list of potential causes. A great tool for troubleshooting in the MORE »– from Gardening
The Eighth Annual Growing In Place Symposium: Green Neighborhood Assets: Streets, Houses, Schools, Parks, Food. March 5, 2015 at the Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh, NC Families with children not wanting to move to low-density MORE »– from Gardening
Rowan County 4-H is now taking orders for their annual Spring Plant Sale. Varieties available include: strawberries – Allstar; blueberries – Brightwell, Climax, and Premier; blackberries – Arapaho and Triple Crown; raspberries – MORE »
Get all the dirt on edible community, school and child care gardens, urban ag and growing greener, friendlier communities! Registration is open! How do you start a community garden—at church, at work, in your MORE »– from Gardening
Getting Dirty with Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers 1 hour radio broadcast which includes How the Durham county Master Gardeners are helping to make our community a better place; How to take MORE »– from Gardening