Posts Tagged ‘lawn and garden’

“In the Garden” nominated for regional EMMY awards

Bryce Lane

The N.C. State University TV program “In the Garden with Bryce Lane” has been nominated for two regional EMMY® Awards.

‘In the Garden with Bryce Lane’ begins ninth season

Bryce Lane

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 flooded gardens poses food safety risks

Flooded garden

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.

Take steps now to minimize problems with storm-damaged shade trees, timber stands

If you have a storm-damaged shade tree or timber stand, there are steps you can take now to minimize problems. Hanging branches are particularly hazardous.

Container gardening in the piedmont is topic of new publication

Container gardening

You can grow and harvest vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the piedmont of North Carolina practically year-round. A new Cooperative Extension calendar shows you how.

‘Almanac Gardener’ resumes on WUNC-TV

Mike Gray

“Almanac Gardener” resumes its run on WUNC-TV on June 18. Taking viewers through the finer points of garden planning, maintenance and blooming innovation, the show features Mike Gray and fellow experts from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Turfgrass short course is Feb. 14-18

The annual North Carolina State University Turfgrass Short Course is scheduled for Feb. 14-18 at the university’s JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh.

Cooperative Extension helps Currituck ‘go green’ with garden, stormwater ponds

Gloria Putnam

In Currituck County — the farthest northeastern place you can go in North Carolina — people recognize that environmental stewardship is key to the economy and the quality of life. To help lead the way, N.C. Cooperative Extension is incorporating environment-protecting practices on the site of its 3-year-old county center.

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