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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.

raised beds from seeding to harvest

Gardens Teach Life Skills to Youth in Concord

Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers in Cabarrus County Show Us How Each year, Extension Master Gardener volunteers share research-based information and promote sustainable …

watercolor of nasturtium flowers with 40 year anniversary text

Celebrating 40 Years of Service!

Many thanks to Beda Trenning-Helms, Extension Master Gardener volunteer, Union County, for creating this beautiful watercolor to commemorate our …