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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.


Count Pollinators…Pollinators Count

By Cindy Gilbert, Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer of Transylvania County We await the coming of Spring Ephemerals (native plants that emerge …

Bradford Pear Tree

NC Bradford Pear Bounty

The Bradford pear tree is an ornamental commonly planted tree in North Carolina but did you know it is …

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Things to Do in the Garden in August

By The Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Transylvania There are still things to do in the garden in Transylvania County in August, just …

Spring plant sale

Spring Plant Sale May 13th

Please join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, May 13th in the Brevard Ingles parking lot. Be …