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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.

2021 Master Gardener Training

Master Gardener Training Craven County, Fall 2021 All sessions will be held at the Craven County Agricultural Building, beginning at 9 …

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Crapemyrtle Aphids

Sooty mold on crapemyrtle is most likely the result of an infestation of crapemyrtle aphids (Tinocallis kahawaluokalani). However, with multiple reports …

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Lavender in Southeastern NC

Lavender (Lavandula spp.) is generally not up to snuff in Craven County’s hot and humid climate. However, if certain …

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2021 May Burn Ban Implementation

Please see the information from the NC Forest Service regarding the burn ban implemented at noon today for Anson, …