Expert Gardening Help

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Being new to the area can create lots of gardening questions.  The good news is that we can help you to get answers.

Extension Master Gardener VolunteersSM (EMGVs) are local gardeners who volunteer their time and expertise to support NC Cooperative Extension’s outreach programs. EMGV’s receive intensive training on a wide range of gardening topics and are prepared to answer your residential gardening questions with research-based, non-biased information from the land-grant university system.

Master Gardener VolunteersSM can be reached on-line, via phone, or at some local Farmer’s Markets.

Chatham County also has a staff of Extension agents prepared to answer your questions regarding sustainable farming, livestock and pasture production, 4-H youth development, and family and consumer sciences (nutrition, health, food safety and food preservation) They can be found on the NC Cooperative Extension Chatham County Center website:

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map for NC