Gardening is among our nation’s most popular pastimes, 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.
Community gardens are not new in this country or around the world but they are becoming more popular in recent years. According to the National Food Gardening Initiative, which was produced by the MORE »
If you’d like to contact us for more information about Cooperative Extension – Richmond Center, feel free to e-mail us at RichmondCES@ncsu.edu. We are interested in your feedback and suggestions as to how MORE »
Many of you have seen my posts about Cooperative Extension’s demonstration pollinator garden and the educational programming I do around it here in Pittsboro. I created a slide show from photos I have MORE »– from Growing Small Farms