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’s gardening portal helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension 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.
Pruning Blueberries and Blackberries This month we have received numerous phone calls on how to prune blueberries and blackberries. As I have mentioned in a previous article on pruning fruits it is best MORE »
Come join the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Chatham County Beekeepers’ Association for our 7th Annual Pollinator Day Celebration on Saturday, May 10, from 9:00 am til 1:00 MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
North Carolina Cooperative Extension presents: Grazing, Nutrition, and Soils Workshop: A Sustainable Approach to Animal Nutrition, Animal Health, and Pasture Management Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm Location: Guilford Agriculture Center MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
A task force involved in starting a community-based Chatham Food Council invites residents to apply to serve on the first official council. The Chatham Food Council is expected to convene for the first MORE »– from Growing Small Farms