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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.

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Connecting People With Plants

By connecting people with plants, Master Gardener℠ volunteers share the benefits of sustainable gardening with community members across North …

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Promoting Pollinators and Native Plants

Pollinators are critical for fruitful gardens, productive farms, and healthy ecosystems, but pollinator populations are in decline in many …