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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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2021 Extension Gardener Webinar Series

Interested in Gardening? Learn about sustainable, science-based gardening practices from N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center. Extension Gardener classes are a series …

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What's the Matter With My 'Mater?

Diagnosis and Management of Pests and Diseases of Tomatoes Extension Gardener Webinar 7/1/21 5:30–7:30 p.m. Access to fresh tomatoes is among the …

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Growing Chatham, March Edition

Today is the beginning of a new month, which means Growing Chatham is now available! This month is full …

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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 …