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.
North Carolina State University Apiculture Specialist Dr. David Tarpy discusses the recently released results from last year’s winter loss survey of honey bee colonies both in North Carolina and nationally in his recent MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer a High Tunnel Production workshop as part of its Enhancing Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Silk Hope MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Changing one thing about your daily routine can accomplish all three of these goals – eating better, reducing stress and improving your neighborhood. Participating in a community garden! Great news – a new MORE »
Although our weather is wintery, gardeners everwhere use this down time to plan for next year’s crops and gardens. With that in mnd, we’re excited to offer a brand new Community Garden opportunity, MORE »
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 »