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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Built for use
New and renovated flora and fauna research facilities will bolster college programs that support the state’s economy.
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.
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.
‘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).