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Guilford County

Guilford County Cooperative Extension

Gardening is considered our nation's most popular pastime, yielding fresh fruits and vegetables for the dinner table, a cleaner environment and aesthetically pleasing landscapes. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps gardeners learn more about new plants, native plants and environmental stewardship. Extension-trained Master Gardener volunteers are instrumental in these efforts, sharing their knowledge of plant selection, cultural practices and pest management with fellow gardeners, school students and others.

Physical Address:
3309 Burlington Road
Greensboro, NC 27405

Building Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm

Phone: 336-641-2404

Contact Email:

County Agent: Hanna Pettus

Agent Hanna Pettus's Email:

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Cooperative Extension
this year
5,861 hours
163 volunteers
$65,754 in kind donations

last year
8,460 hours
163 volunteers
$167,942 in kind donations

Learning Center Becomes A Reality

"Let's meet in the Learning Center!" Five years ago, those words were simply a idea, simple yet profound: have an outdoor classroom where children and their families could come into the garden for programs on "sustainable gardening practices, thereby maximizing the Legacy Demonstration Garden's educational purpose and impact for the community." Today, they are a reality.
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The EMG program has continued to stimulate me to grow in my knowledge of gardening and plants and to be able to share what I know about gardening with others.

-- by Tom Gale