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Matt Jones

Matt Jones

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Ornamental and Consumer Horticulture Chatham County
Street Address: 1192 US 64W Business
Suite 400
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Mailing Address: 1192 US 64W Business
Suite 400
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Job Description Matt has been a horticulture extension agent with NC State University since 2015 and in Chatham County since 2018. His education and outreach program targets home gardeners, ornamental nurseries, and landscape professionals, and he is the coordinator for the Extension Master Gardener program in Chatham County.

Recent Posts by Matt Jones

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Worm Composting 101 Webinar and Workshop

Chatham Extension Gardener Series “Vermicomposting (earthworm composting) turns many types of kitchen food scraps into nutritious soil amendments or growth …

Drilling hole sinto log for mushroom inoculation

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms at Home

Photo: furtwangl CC BY 2.0 Did you know you can grow shiitake mushrooms in your home garden? With proper inoculation …

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Vegetable Seed Starting

Extension Gardener Webinar Feb. 21, 2022 5:30-7:00 p.m. Photo: NC State Extension Growing your own vegetable transplants from seed can give you …

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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 …

Raised beds

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 …

Late blight of tomato. Photo by Inga Meadows, NC State University.

What's the Matter With My 'Mater?

Diagnosis and Management of Pests and Diseases of Tomatoes Late blight of tomato. Photo by Dr. Inga Meadows, NC State …

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