Caring for Your Poinsettia
As you set out to pick the perfect poinsettias for your home this holiday, let our experts share a few tips to help you choose and keep a healthy plant... It's our gift to you!
Growing a ‘Treasure’ of a Rose
True to its name, the Tahitian Treasure rose is a wonder to behold. Grab your gardening gloves, because we have the expert tips and tools for growing this treasure of a rose in your own backyard!
4-H Youth Program Growing Scientists in the Garden
Project PLANTS helps middle-schoolers pull back the curtain and reveal the dynamic science behind horticulture. Now it's your turn to take a peek!
JC Raulston Arboretum: Planting for a Better World
Dubbed Raleigh’s “hidden gem” by TripAdvisor, the arboretum is budding with over 6,000 plants from around the world. Stop and smell the roses with us as we visit this internationally acclaimed garden.
Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage
Use those leftovers, enhance your plants and protect the environment...with worms! You know you're curious, come on in.
How Much Fertilizer Should I Use for My Lawn?
Watch as Matt Martin, NC State Extension turfgrass specialist, demonstrates some basic tools you can use at home to determine how much fertilizer is needed for your lawn.
How to Grow Downy Phlox in My Garden
Downy phlox is a native plant to North Carolina and the eastern United States. It's also one of Mark Weathington's favorite spring perennials, having won him over with its show-stealing spread of flowers and perfume-like fragrance.
Choosing Cool or Warm Season Grass for Your Lawn
Why is my neighbor's lawn flourishing in the winter while my lawn turns brown? Join Matt Martin, NC State Extension turfgrass specialist, to learn about the benefits of both cool and warm weather turfs, and how to care for them.
How to Test Your Garden Soil
Ever wonder "what's the best way to fertilize my garden"? It starts with testing your soil, as Jeana Myers demonstrates, which can help you optimize your fertilization and garden results.
Beware of Bradford Pear Trees
Did you know the Bradford Pear tree is an invasive species? Find out why Extension horticultural experts, like Jeana Myers, are encouraging people to consider other spring blooming options.