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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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Don't Miss Growing Chatham!

Have you visited the pollinator garden recently? Take a virtual tour by opening Growing Chatham! Are you a teacher …

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The Science and Art of Pruning

By Deepa Sanyal Master Gardener℠ volunteer in Chatham County There are a lot of good reasons you might prune a plant—to …

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Ergonomic Tools for Gardening

By Kim Outing Master Gardener℠ volunteer intern in Chatham County We all know that setting up your desk or workstation using ergonomic …