WE ARE GARDENING
IN NORTH CAROLINA
And we hope you are too!
Since 1979 North Carolina Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have been guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their gardens, lawns and landscapes.
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Collaboration, Sweat and Community Produce Strong Bonds and Grow GardensWHAT WE'VE HEARD:
A joint venture that combined town and county government with NC State Cooperative Extension and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Alexander county created a community garden and training for gardeners.continued ...
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It's hard to imagine a more enthusiastic group that not only has a strong desire to learn, but also a strong desire to share what they have learned with others.
-- by Tony Avent, Owner Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh
BY THE NUMBERS
Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have contributed:
Bob Kellam, Wake County
Bob, the 2012 President of the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association, sees the EMG program as an opportunity to practice the sustainable techniques he believes are key to the future. Even in a place as urban as Wake County, he says, Cooperative Extension and the Extension Master Gardener program are important and relevant to our past, our present and our future. MORE INFO