New types of butterfly bushes and redbuds developed by a North Carolina State University plant breeder are attracting attention around the world.
This summer, 15 high-school sophomores and juniors found out what it’s like to study horticultural science at N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
As North Carolina’s craft beer industry grows, so does interest in locally produced hops. Two upcoming events in Asheville and Raleigh will offer information on growing this new specialty crop in North Carolina
The annual garden party and fund-raising event doubled as a birthday party for N.C. State.
The latest project, a bamboo weathervane called “Pond Promenade,” depicts an 8-foot orange fish that appears to be jumping to catch a dragonfly with a wingspan of 11 feet.
CALS grad Livia Marques leads the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s popular and growing People’s Garden Program.
What started as a learning opportunity for a landscape class at N.C. State University resulted in some new, permanent landscape features for the State Fair’s garden area. The effort also received the Commissioner’s Award for the fair’s garden area this year.
No matter how fruits and vegetables are filled with health-promoting and disease-fighting nutrients, they have to make it to market with their nutritional value intact, free of microbial contamination, and looking, smelling, and tasting great. This is the challenge of postharvest physiologist Penelope Perkins-Veazie.
In its ninth season, “In the Garden” brings more of its Emmy® Award-winning wisdom from seasoned N.C. State horticultural science instructor Bryce Lane.
Produce grown in gardens that were submerged by floodwaters during or after Hurricane Irene can pose a health risk. A new food safety info sheet from North Carolina Extension explains the risks and what you can do to avoid getting sick.