Resources for Home Gardeners and Backyard Enthusiasts

This page is a treasure trove of information for gardeners and landscape lovers alike. From publications to helpful articles to free extension programs for the public, this site can get you the information you need or the pathway to find it!

Want to know exactly what to add to your yard or garden to make them flourish? This is the free resource to North Carolinians for testing soil samples and reciving expert advice on what to apply, how much, and when.

For over 200 years, the Farmers Almanac has been the trusted source for professional and backyard farmers alike. Find out the best time to plant your crops, plants, and trees this coming year. You’ll also find fishing guides, moon phases, horoscopes, anecdotes, jokes, and other interesting information that is sure to peak your interest and tickle your funny bone.