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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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Hop Into April's Growing Chatham

Hop into April’s Growing Chatham! Looking for fun, educational activities for your children? Read Growing Chatham to see what 4-H …

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NC State Day of Giving 03-23-22

Did you know that Extension is more than agriculture, food, nutrition and @NorthCarolina4H? We are water, forestry and much, …

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Vegetable Seed Starting

Extension Gardener Webinar Growing your own vegetable transplants from seed can give you a head start on the growing season …

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Leave the Leaves!

Let the Leaves Work for You… Relief for the Reluctant Leaf Raker By Betsy Kraus, Master Gardener Volunteer in Chatham County If …

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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 …