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Master Gardener Volunteers Joy Barlow (left) and Sharon Poindexter (right) teach one of the various Master Gardener classes offered.

Upcoming Gardening Workshops

Spring fever motivates many of us to grab our gloves and get gardening. Contrary to popular belief, though, spring …

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Songbirds

This publication describes the habitat, cover, food, water habits and home range of various songbird …

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Low-Cost Habitat Improvements

The smaller habitats that abound on private lands and in many backyards can be enhanced …

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How to Organize a Community Garden

This publication covers the keys to a successful community garden of individual plots including forming …

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Herbaceous Plants for Wildlife

This publication describes methods for maintaining and establishing herbaceous plants as valuable sources of food …

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This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines provides and overview of …

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NC State Extension Master Gardener Program Guidelines

This publication provides guidelines for the NC State Extension Master Gardener program, including how to …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

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Basil

Basil is a popular herb known for its flavorful foliage. The fresh or dried leaves …