horticulture

Aug 25, 2017

A Tale of Two Gardens

Research-based knowledge, creativity, hard work and enthusiasm come together in county Cooperative Extension demonstration gardens throughout North Carolina. This is the tale of two of those many gardens and how they serve their communities.

Mar 9, 2017

Raulston Blooms!

Garden Festival for All Ages! Learn, shop, get great ideas, and enjoy gourmet treats while supporting your JC Raulston Arboretum. We’re rolling out the red carpet for home gardeners, families, and children by offering a day that’s packed with garden […]

Dec 22, 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year

Fun for people of all ages and free to the public, NC State's JC Raulston Arboretum is ready to debut its unique new pedestrian gate.

Mar 24, 2016

Horticulture team ranks high at national competition

From landscape design to small engine repair, NC State horticulture students demonstrated their wide-ranging expertise and nabbed some of the top honors at the 40th Annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition from March 16-19 at Mississippi State University. The team placed seventh overall of […]

Oct 21, 2015

All-America Selections Breeders Cup Award presented to Dr. Randy Gardner

Gardner is a renowned tomato breeder, with more than 32 years’ experience at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River.

Oct 19, 2015

Tom Ranney named JC Raulston Distinguished Professor

The goal of the professorship is to enhance the global research, teaching and extension programs in the Department of Horticultural Science, with a special emphasis on the JC Raulston Arboretum.

Aug 25, 2015

Built for use

New and renovated flora and fauna research facilities will bolster college programs that support the state’s economy.

Jun 12, 2015

Walter A. Skroch Inducted into Western N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame

As professor of Horticultural Science, Skroch developed management programs that have saved millions of tons of soil, reduced vegetation management costs, reduced pesticide use, increased wildlife habitat and increased species biodiversity throughout North Carolina and beyond.

May 6, 2015

A Rosy Day for the 2015 Gala in the Garden

This year’s gala theme was Stop and Smell the Roses, in commemoration of the completion of the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden, which has been moved and enlarged.

Apr 1, 2015

‘Almanac Gardener’ enters new season

“Almanac Gardener,” a weekly horticulture program of UNC-TV and North Carolina Cooperative Extension, begins its 32nd season this Saturday (April 4).