The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

The Garden Guide

The Garden Guide
  • Japanese_Maple_Acer_palmatum_Backlit_2700px.jpg Some recommendations regarding fall gardening

    “Ask A Master Gardener” is a weekly column providing our readers solutions to common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management.  Trained Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have access to the research that provide answers.  
    Submit your questions by email to askemgv@gmail.com.  Or call the local Extension Center at 252-641-7815 and tell them you have a question for a master gardener; a volunteer will return your call with a solution to your problem, or write to “Ask A Master Gardener”, c/o The Daily Southerner, P.O. Box 1199, Tarboro, NC 27886.

    November 2, 2012 1 Photo

  • master 002.jpg "Ask A Master Gardener"

    Betty R. asks: What are these yellow mushrooms around the base of my oak tree and should I be concerned?
    Answer: Wood decay fungi. There are several species that can cause root and butt rot in oaks. 

    October 12, 2012 1 Photo

  • gardener sooty mold on crepe myrtle leaves.jpg Ask A Master Gardener

    “Ask A Master Gardener,” published weekly, helps our readers to solve common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management through a trained and supervised staff of Extension Master Gardener volunteers.  The Extension Master Gardener program is an educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture.

    September 14, 2012 1 Photo

  • Ask A Master Gardener

    “Ask A Master Gardener,” published weekly, helps our readers to solve common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management through a trained and supervised staff of Extension Master Gardener volunteers.  The Extension Master Gardener program is an educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture.

    August 24, 2012

  • Ask A Master Gardener

    “Ask A Master Gardener” helps our readers to solve common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management through a trained and supervised staff of Extension Master Gardener volunteers.  The Extension Master Gardener program is an educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture. Look for this weekly column on Fridays, as space permits.

    August 17, 2012

  • Produce Freshness

    While many homeowners are content allowing a mowing service to handle their lawn issues or the local grocer to supply this week's variety of vegetables - gardeners, growers and consumers alike are affected by produce quality and freshness.  Whether we are growing a vegetable crop as a business, pulling from our garden for the next door neighbor or preparing this evening's dinner from nature's bounty, product freshness is paramount.

    August 8, 2012

  • master gardener.jpg Ask A Master Gardener

    “Ask A Master Gardener” helps our readers to solve common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management through a trained and supervised staff of Extension Master Gardener volunteers.  The Extension Master Gardener program is an educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture.
    Submit your questions by email to askemgv@gmail.com.  Or, you can call the local Extension Center at 252-641-7815 and tell them you have a question for a master gardener. You ask the questions and a local Master Gardener will return your call with a solution to your problem and share it with our readers.

    July 27, 2012 1 Photo

  • Ask A Master Gardener

    Edgecombe County’s Extension Master Gardener Volunteers’ weekly local Q&A column, “Ask A Master Gardener” is intended to engage the county’s residents in solving common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management through its trained and supervised volunteer staff.  The Extension Master Gardener program is an educational program designed to enhance public education in consumer horticulture.
    Submit your questions with your email to askemgv@gmail.com.  Or, you can call the local Extension Center at 641-7815 and tell them you have a question for a master gardener. You ask the questions and a local Master Gardener will return your call with a solution to your problem and share it with our readers.

    July 20, 2012

  • Ask A Master Gardener

    Edgecombe County’s Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, now 35 members strong, are launching a local Q&A column, called “Ask A Master Gardener” for the purpose of engaging the county’s residents in solving common problems concerning horticulture, gardening, and pest management through the utilization of a trained and supervised volunteer staff, staged locally through phone calls and emails.

    July 13, 2012

  • Filbrun.jpg Apply water ‘efficiently and effectively’

    According to NCSU Extension Specialists Bilderback and Powell, "water should be applied efficiently and effectively to make every drop count.  Wasted water costs money and may lead to surface water or groundwater contamination."

    July 2, 2012 1 Photo

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