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A Gardening Guide for Our Mountains: The Perfect Gift for the Gardener on Your List

A Garden Guide for the Mountains

Living in Western North Carolina means that there is always something to do in the garden, from preparing soil and pruning to fertilizing and transplanting. But when and how? You’ll find the answers in A Gardening Guide for Our Mountains.

Created by Buncombe County Extension Master GardenerSM (BCEMG) volunteers, the guide provides a complete month-by-month description of what to do (and not to do), along with tips on invasive species, mulching, composting, and creating bird- and pollinator-friendly habitats.

This quick reference makes the perfect holiday gift for the gardeners in your life, whether they are old hands, new to gardening, or new to gardening in the mountains. A Gardening Guide for Our Mountains will get them off to the right start and keep their gardens growing all year long. Plus, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that funds raised through this publication go to support the many educational and outreach programs provided by BCEMG volunteers.

Price: $10. Cash or check only. Please make checks payable to Buncombe County Extension Master Gardener. Shipping is available for an additional $2.

How to order: Garden guides can be purchased and picked up at the Cooperative Extension Office, 49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville, N.C. Or call 828-255-5522 to order by phone and request shipping.

Please note: Garden guides that require shipping will not ship until payment of $12 is received. Please send all payments to Cooperative Extension, 49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville, N.C. 28806, ATTN: Buncombe County Master Gardener.

To learn more about the Buncombe County Master Gardener program, click here.