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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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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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Backyard Wildlife 2021

Join the Master Gardener℠ Volunteers in Onslow County at the Farmers Market on Saturday, August 14, 2021, between 8–11 …

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Zebra Mussel Alert!

This is a re-post of information put out by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission regarding zebra mussels in aquarium moss …

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Curious About Soil?

If you are curious to know more about soil, the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) has a variety …

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The Discovery Gardens of Onslow

The Discovery Gardens of Onslow County is a 4-acre public garden made possible by Onslow County Government, N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Milkweed for Monarchs (2021)

Milkweed for Monarchs Workshop Youth will learn how to attract Monarch Butterflies to their yard! We will discuss their lifecycle and …